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4 Dec


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Auckland Members

Christmas BBQ Lunch

When: 12noon, Sunday 4th December
Where: Circle of Friends Memorial, Western Springs Park, Auckland
Body Positive held a festive Christmas BBQ Lunch at the Circle of Friends Memorial on Sunday 4th December for all members.

We have just added 5 new names to the Circle of Friends Memorial, so this will also be a wonderful opportunity to view the memorial and the new additions

3 Dec


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‘Love’ Dance Party @ Galatos, Auckland

Dance the night away at Galatos in Auckland on Saturday 3rd December while also showing your support for World AIDS Day. Proceeds from the night will be donated towards the Wellness Fund to help people living with HIV in New Zealand.
10pm till Late
Dress-Code: Red
Amanda Louise
- Resident DJ at BRÜT NEW YORK, Sydney Mardi Gras, Tropical Fruits, Cafe Del Mar
& DJ Ant

Tickets $30 from & Marcellos Caffe
Presented by: Urge Events, Body Positive Inc, iTicket
1 Dec


World AIDS Day

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25 Nov & 1 Dec

& 1 Dec

Street Collectors collecting throughout New Zealand

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Volunteer street collectors will be on the streets collecting funds to help those living with HIV in New Zealand:
Christchurch - Friday 25th November
Wellington - Friday 25th November
Hamilton - Friday 25th November
Auckland - Thursday 1st December
Please support them by donating what you can.

To become a volunteer for the World AIDS Day street appeal, simply enter your details here and one of our team members will be in touch.
29 Nov - 3 Dec

to 3 Dec

Puawai Festival Theatre Project @ Te Pou Theatre, Auckland

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Gals | Musicians | Kapa Haka | Oral History of HIV in NZ

Spoken Word Night

Gala Cabaret – The Upside Down

Comedy Night with Neil Thornton

Revue Members Event

Tickets from
Te Pou Theatre, 44A Portage Road, New Lynn, Auckland
16-18 Nov


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2016 Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference
16-18 Nov, Adelaide, Australia

The annual conference is run by ASHM as a platform for the dissemination and presentation of new and innovative research findings across the Australasian HIV sector.

Delegates to the conference come from a range of professional backgrounds including basic science, clinical medicine, community programs, education, epidemiology, indigenous health, international and regional issues, nursing and allied health, policy, primary care, public health and prevention, and social research.

Highlights for this year’s event include:
  • Fostering a comprehensive response to HIV in low prevalence settings and populations including heterosexually-acquired HIV, migrant populations and in regional and remote settings
  • Reviewing the early implementation of PrEP and identifying priority issues for clinicians, researchers and affected communities
  • Ensuring professional and skills development are a priority in the development of sessions and other learning opportunities held within the conference
  • Enabling greater access and discussion around poster presentations through scheduling of dedicated concurrent sessions

Key Dates:
Early Bird Registration - Sunday 11 September
Accommodation - Monday 10 October
Final Registration - Friday 28 October

30 Sep - 2 Oct

to 2 Oct

The Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI™) offers people living with HIV the opportunity to develop skills for leadership and resilience.

Applications and nominations for participants are currently being sought for the next leadership training workshop to be held 30 Sep – 2 Oct 2016 to be held in Auckland, New Zealand.

Please fill the details in the survey below. Applications close Monday 5 September.
16 Sep


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HIV Treatments Update Seminar 2016

A One Day Seminar on HIV in New Zealand
Friday 15th September 2016
The Clinical Education Centre at Auckland Hospital
15 May


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International AIDS Candlelight Memorial
Sunday 15th May 2016

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

4pm - Tararua Tramping Clubrooms
4 Moncrieff St (off Elizabeth St), Mt Victoria

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

7pm - Lady Goodfellow Chapel
University of Waikato

Messages of Support, read out at this years memorial:

Governor General of New Zealand - View
The National Party -
The Labour Party -
The Greens -

28 Mar


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Body Positive
Easter Monday BBQ
28th March - 3pm
Body Positive House, Auckland

All Members are welcome to attend

18-20 Nov

to 20 Mar

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HIV+ Men’s Retreat 2016
18th - 20th March
Vaughan Park, Long Bay, Auckland

The 16th annual HIV+ Men’s Retreat was held from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th March at Vaughan Park in Long Bay just north of Auckland.

The aim of the retreat was to provide the opportunity to meet with other HIV positive men, provide opportunities to develop a support network, to create a safe and supportive environment for HIV positive men to discuss and share information, and to take time out - to facilitate rest, recreation and to revitalise yourself.

12 Feb


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The Great Auckland
Pride Debate
12th February @ 7.30pm
(doors open at 6pm)
Galatos, 17 Galatos St, Auckland

Team Jacinda vs Team Nikki - with Special Guest Judges

The debate was a fantastic success and Body Positive would like to extend a special thank you to Steven Oats for organising the evening and for very kindly donation the proceeds from the event to Body Positive Inc.
Thanks Steven
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