Truvada in New Zealand
Posted in: HIV 1st June 2016
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) has been making inroads elsewhere in the western world. What is the New Zealand situation, however?
Communities and people will end HIV in NZ
Posted in: HIV 17th May 2016
In his final speech for the annual Candlelight Memorial services the NZAF's Shaun Robinson urged our glbti communities to draw on our experience of loss and work together to end the HIV epidemic.
NZAF to Govt.: Get back in the HIV game!
In an extremely outspoken interview on the government's response to the resurgent HIV epidemic, the NZ AIDS Foundation's executive director says ten years' of loss of government focus must end right now.
We're more than HIV-positive
Posted in: HIV 19th November 2015
As World AIDS Day, December 1st, nears Vaughan Meneses urges the wider glbti community to embrace, not to marginalise or silence, those of us living with HIV
Meet the candidates
Four candidates are up for a vacancy on the NZ AIDS Foundation board... here's where you can get to know Tawhanga Nopera, Jason Myers, James Hudson and Jason Cooper.
Body Positive: Taking the Long View
Posted in: HIV 6th October 2015
"Ructions at Body Positive and unhappy members. Where have I seen this before?" Michael Stevens writes.
PrEP a 'reasonable option' for some NZ men
A local infectious diseases specialist says HIV prevention drug PrEP is a reasonable option for protecting New Zealand gay and bisexual men, who aren't using condoms, from HIV.
Body Positive to shut Wellington office
Just two years after it opened, Body Positive's Wellington office is to be shut down as the organisation faces a financial shortfall of $75,000.
Health: HIV and trans women
Posted in: HIV 13th August 2015
The World Health Organisation has released a report offering guidance on HIV and other health issues for trans women, treating them as a separate group than â€˜men who have sex with menâ€™ for the first time.
The 30 Project: Part 2
The New Zealand AIDS Foundation has released the second episode of the 30 Project, to mark its 30th anniversary commemorations. Part two spans the decade from 1995 to 2005.
The early days of HIV - Warren Lindberg
The first Executive Director of the NZ AIDS Foundation recalls the first decade of HIV and AIDS in the gay male community, wryly noting "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."
Watch: The 30 Project episode 1
The New Zealand AIDS Foundation has released the first episode of the 30 Project as it prepares for its 30th anniversary celebration at Auckland Museum tonight.
NZAF's first National HIV Testing Month begins
The New Zealand AIDS Foundationâ€™s National HIV Testing Month is underway, with family and friends urged to get involved in encouraging people to get tested for HIV and STIs.
HIV antibody trial has a breakthrough
A new HIV treatment using a synthetic antibody has led to a 300-fold reduction in patientsâ€™ viral loads in trials.
HIV and the law: When sex is a crime
Most cases of HIV infection in New Zealand could have wound up in court under current laws. It's time for our legal system to clarify and refine this situation says Mark Fisher.