Current and Upcoming Events

Current and Upcoming Events

Body Positive facilitates a range of educational events throughout the year, both for people living with HIV and also anyone else that would like to engage and up-skill in the sector.
In addition to our regular services, we also often run social events throughout the year for people living with HIV in New Zealand, to provide a safe space to meet others and share experiences.
16 May


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International AIDS Candlelight Memorial
Sunday 16th May 2021

The oldest tradition against HIV / AIDS held annually around New Zealand and across the world

Please pop along and show your support at your local event if you are available

The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial is one of the world’s oldest and largest grassroots mobilisation campaigns for HIV awareness in the world. Started in 1983, the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial takes place every third Sunday in May and is led by a coalition of some 1,200 community organisations in 115 countries.

4.50pm History in Pictures - 5pm Memorial
Tararua Tramping Clubrooms

4 Moncrieff St (off Elizabeth St), Mt Victoria

6pm - St Matthews in the City
Cnr Hobson & Wellesley St

If you would like to hold a memorial in your local area, please contact us

2021 Digital AIDS Candlelight Memorial

For those who do not live near or are unable to attend a local memorial this year, we are encouraging people to mark the annual AIDS Candlelight Memorial as an individual using available digital platforms.

Recurring Events



Monthly social get togethers for people living with HIV
Held around New Zealand
2nd Saturday
of Each Month
+SOCIAL Coffee Hour
9.30-11am, Little Algiers, 551 Karangahape Road, Auckland
3rd Thursday
of Each Month
5.30-7pm, Pitt St Pub, 243 Karangahape Road, Auckland
Last Tuesday
of Each Month
8pm, The Bank, 117 Victoria St, Hamilton
3rd Wednesday
of Each Month
5.30-7pm, S&M's Bar Cuba Street (downstairs), Wellington
Last Sunday
of Each Month
10:30am, Café Narnia, 74 Kamo Rd, Kensington
Last Wednesday
of Each Month
7pm, Noodles 'N' Dumplings, Coleman Place, Palmerston North
2nd Saturday of each Month

2nd Sat

+Social Auckland Coffee Hour
2nd Sat of Each Month

Pop along each month for a relaxed social coffee and chat with other people living with HIV in Auckland - Hosted by Kurt & Tryg

Little Algiers
551 Karangahape Road, Auckland

Every Wednesday


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Massage Therapy
Every Wednesday at Body Positive

Our wonderful massage therapist Shane is at Body Positive every Wednesday afternoon offering relaxing and therapeutic massages for people living with HIV.

Current members of our Positive Health Scheme are entitled to 3 free massage treatments each year ($45 for each additional massage or if you are not a member of Positive Health)
Call us on 09 309 3989 to book your appointment or visit the Body Positive Reception

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