Here are just a few links you may find helpful in your search for information and research about HIV and AIDS.


Gay Men’s Sexual Health (GMSH) Research Group

The Gay Men’s Sexual Health research group (GMSH) is based in the Department of Social and Community Health at the University of Auckland. It was established in 2013 with seeding grants from the New Zealand AIDS Foundation and Uniservices Ltd. The group aims to promote research into HIV and sexual health among gay, bisexual, takataapui and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in New Zealand.

A Guide to Talking About HIV

The words we use matter. When talking about HIV, certain words and language may have a negative
meaning for people at high risk for HIV or those who are living with HIV.

Learn about the preferred terms to avoid promoting stigma and misinformation around HIV.


NAM works to change lives by sharing information about HIV and AIDS. We believe independent, clear and accurate information is vital in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

AIDS Epidemiology Group

The AIDS Epidemiology Group (AEG) is based in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine at the University of Otago. Since 1989 it has been responsible for national surveillance of AIDS and HIV infection in New Zealand. AEG has run a number of research projects in New Zealand that contribute to the wider knowledge of HIV Infection and AIDS.  

Ministry of Health

The New Zealand Ministry of Health is the Government's principal advisor on health and disability. Its work mainly centres around improving, promoting and protecting the health of all New Zealanders

Toitu te Ao

A group founded by Maori living with HIV and AIDS for Maori living with HIV and AIDS. We are a support organization that provides a range of services and support for Maori living with HIV and AIDS in Aotearoa/New Zealand. 

Body Positive

Body Positive offers peer support to people living with HIV in New Zealand. It breaks down isolation, builds a sense of community and is founded and run by people living with HIV.  

Positive Women

Positive Women offers support to women and families living with HIV. The organisation is involved in HIV advocacy, awareness and destigmatisation. 

Positive Speakers Bureau

The New Zealand Positive Speakers Bureau provides an opportunity for people living with HIV to tell their stories and is a resource for educators and audiences across sectors. 



The United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS is an advocate for accelerated, comprehensive and coordinated action on the HIV/AIDS epidemic.


AIDSMEDS is a guide to HIV care and offers information on HIV medication.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC offers information and further reading on HIV/AIDS. 


JUST THE FACTS was developed in collaboration with the New Zealand Sexually Transmitted Infections Education Foundation (STEIF) as an initiative funded by the Ministry of Health through collective District Health Boards. Its primary purpose is to educate and support people about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), but also provides information on where to go for help, myth busting, sexual abuse and more.

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