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Friday 19 December 2014


 The NZAF's Christmas message
Posted in: Health & HIV  19th December 2014
As the silly season approaches, New Zealand AIDS Foundation Executive Director Shaun Robinson says while 2014 has been a big year for the organisation, continued vigilance in the prevention of HIV and STIs is needed.


 Decades of making a difference - Pt3
Posted in: Our Communities, HIV  3rd December 2014
In an era when most HIV positive people still hide from discrimination, Bruce Kilmister has had to be one of the most public faces of HIV in NZ.


 Decades of making a difference - Pt2
Posted in: Our Communities, HIV  1st December 2014
Brice Kilmister, just retired from running Body Positive, recalls his days as a drug smuggler, political activist and (extremely) stroppy man living with HIV.


 Decades of making a difference - Pt1
Posted in: Our Communities, Health & HIV  30th November 2014
After more than twenty years advocating on behalf of people struggling with HIV infection, Body Positive's CEO looks back as he packs up his office and retires.


 Watch: More than HIV
Posted in: HIV, Features  28th November 2014
With collections underway ahead of World AIDS Day on Monday, check out (and share) this video in which six people with HIV discuss the stigma they face.


 World AIDS Day: Please donate!
Posted in: Health & HIV, Features  27th November 2014
Orphaned, homeless and HIV-positive... your donation in collection buckets this Friday or online any time could help HIV-positive people like this whose needs are particularly immense.


 Kiwi men are raffling their 'meatpacks'
Posted in: Health & HIV, New Zealand Daily News  15th November 2014
The New Zealand AIDS Foundation has come up with a light-hearted twist on the traditional meatpack raffle to raise money, and awareness about HIV and sexual health, in the lead-up to World AIDS Day.


 LYC revving gay and bi men to 'Gear Up'
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, Health & HIV  7th November 2014
Love Your Condom says its newly-launched ‘Gear Up’ ad campaign is deliberately sexy, masculine and playful.


 Ask our expert: Cervical smears
Posted in: Ask Our Expert, Health & HIV  21st October 2014
A woman asks: “I have been told that because I only sleep with women that I don’t need to get regular smears, is this true?” Dr Hazel Lewis clears the issue up once and for all.


 The HIV epidemic - where are we at? Part 3
Posted in: Health & HIV  1st October 2014
In the third in a four-part series, NZAF Executive Director Shaun Robinson discusses the importance of access to HIV treatment.


 The HIV epidemic — where are we at? Part 2
Posted in: Health & HIV  25th September 2014
Part two in a series where NZAF Executive Director Shaun Robinson discusses issues like condom use, developments in testing and diagnosis and emerging findings about PrEP.


 The HIV epidemic - where are we at?
Posted in: Health & HIV, Features  17th September 2014
NZAF's Shaun Robinson talks about the latest trends, condom use, developments in testing and diagnosis, impact of treatment on prevention and emerging findings about PrEP.


 Election priorities: 5 for '14
Posted in: Health & HIV, Features  27th August 2014
The Gay Men’s Sexual Health Research Group election priorities include a funded HPV vaccine, safer general practices and the collection of stats.


 Tributes rush in for "tireless" Kilmister
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, Health & HIV  15th August 2014
Retiring Body Positive CEO Bruce Kilmister is being described as a man with "tireless commitment" and "incredible achievements", in tributes from some of the many people he's worked alongside over the years.


 Study sheds light on gay/bi STI rates
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, Safe Sex  13th August 2014
One in 12 gay or bisexual men who participated in key health surveys in 2011 reported having had an STI in the previous year.