A male condom is a thin sheath that covers the penis during intercourse. It’s used as a barrier to stop the exchange of sexual fluids between sexual partners. Condoms are used for vaginal, anal and oral sex. Always use condom Condoms help protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV. Remember it […]

Why Condoms?


  Why is HIV and AIDS education important? Effective HIV and AIDS education can help prevent new infections by providing people with information about HIV and how it is passed on, and in doing so equip individuals with the knowledge to protect themselves from becoming infected with the virus. HIV […]

HIV Education



Community engagement plays a crucial role in our programme; interacting with the African communities on individual and collective basis in environments where members of the community engage; popular hang-out spots, social and religious venues and at events. Sponsorship is another  integral part of our work We are able to offer […]

LCP Sponsorship Guidelines


  The latest figures by the AIDS Epidemiology Group show that in 2014, 217 people were newly reported with HIV in New Zealand. When comparing the number with preceding years, this is higher than any year since 2008. The government invests $4.2 million per annum and the New Zealand AIDS […]

HIV Update



Held in Christchurch, the show was a great opportunity for young people to share their talents with the world and to learn about health services available. The night was filled with entertainment, joy, fun and inspiring speakers. Check out our Facebook page for photos and updates.

African Youth Talent Show


  Talking about sex and sexual health can be embarrassing to some people. There can be stigma and shame around sexual health, STIs and HIV. As a result many people remain silent.But did you know that talking about HIV/AIDS and sexual health in general help people to know what to […]

Start a Conversation That Matters



Listen to Tewodros Melesse Ethioipian economist and Director-General of the International Planned Parenthood Federation, who has been visiting New Zealand to discuss the role of men and boys in ensuring gender equality in the realms of sexual and reproductive health. Mr. Melesse is the former Regional director of Planned Parenthood […]

Sexual health and contraception


  In 2015 we’re continuing to work towards zero discrimination against people living with HIV. HIV-related stigma still exists and is often fuelled by misconceptions and fear around HIV. This was confirmed by research we conducted in September (summerised below). Having an honest conversation about experiences of HIV is vital in keeping […]

A world without stigma



The fact that someone has created a condom that can detect sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is amazing on its own, but the fact that it was invented by a team of 13- and 14-year-old students is even more impressive! Muaz Nawaz, Daanyaal Ali and Chirag Shah from the Isaac Newton […]

New Condom Will Change Colors


It would appear Beyonce knew what she was singing about. Scientists have found evidence that suggests people in love behave similarly to drunk individuals.  Being “drunk in love” is more than a poetic metaphor. Oxytocin, the famous “love hormone”, can have effects that are remarkably similar to alcohol, indicating that […]

Drunk On Love ?