Click through to any of these websites to find further help, advice and support. 


General information, support and advice

Family Planning This New Zealand-based website provides up to date information on many sexual health-related topics and answers common questions about contraception.

Youthline Youthline provides a free, confidential and non-judgemental telephone counselling service, and other resources for young people and their families and whanau.

Abortion Services in New Zealand A website providing impartial information on the abortion services available throughout New Zealand, and how to access them.

New Zealand AIDS Foundation A website to answer all of your questions about HIV in New Zealand. Our services include prevention, testing, counselling and support for people living with HIV.

New Zealand Herpes Foundation A website providing information and support for people with, or wanting to know more about, herpes simplex.

HPV New Zealand A website providing information and support for people with, or wanting to know more about, genital or oropharyngeal HPV (Human Papillomavirus).

In The Know Info, help and tips on porn and online sexual stuff (supported by The Light Project).

The Light Project A website to start the conversation and help equip NZ youth, their whānau and communities to navigate the new porn landscape.  

The Real Sex Talk Online discussions about sex, gender identity, relationships, consent and more…

Positive Women Positive Women Inc. is a support organisation for Women and Families living with HIV and AIDS. We are also involved in HIV advocacy, awareness and destigmatisation.

Headspace A website providing information and support for young people worried about suicide.

NHS Choices This UK website answers common questions about sexual health and STIs, with reliable information from medical experts.

Organisations for LGBT and sexual identity

Rainbow Youth Rainbow Youth is an Auckland-based organisation that provides information, advocacy and education for queer young people, their friends and whanau.

Ending HIV offers a combination of tools to gay and bi guys to prevent HIV transmissions. It responds to the rising rates of HIV by empowering men with information and inspiring them to take action. It asks them to stay safe by using condoms and raises awareness about PrEP as an option that needs to be made available. It also puts focus on testing more often, particularly for those who haven't been playing safe, and educates about the benefits of starting treatment early for those who test positive. Men (cis or trans) who have sex with men can order condoms for free from their site and they’ll be mailed in unmarked envelopes.

OUTline OUTLine NZ is a national telephone counselling and information support service for the Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, Takataapui and Bisexual people of New Zealand. It operates from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Friday and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on weekends. Call from Auckland 09 309 3268 or outside of Auckland 0800 OUTLINE (0800 6885463).

Gender Minorities Aotearoa Gender Minorities Aotearoa is a cross cultural and transgender led national organisation. They assist transgender, intersex and takataapui people in having choices about their lives and their bodies, and in getting the things they need for well being. 

Organisations for sexual abuse and abusive situations

Safe to Talk For free, confidential information and support for people affected by sexual harm (sexual violence, rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse) you can contact Safe to Talk. This helpline is staffed by specialists trained in sexual harm support. They can help you access information, crisis counselling and support, and give you information about your local service providers. You can say as much or as little as you like and can remain anonymous. The helpline can be accessed free, across New Zealand, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by phone, text, website, online chat and email on:

TOAH NNEST Te Ohaakii a Hine - National Network Ending Sexual Violence Together (TOAH NNEST) is a network of specialist sexual violence response and prevention services across New Zealand.

MEDSAC A website for information about specialist sexual assault medical examinations and where to find your nearest specialist sexual assault medical service.

Sex N Respect A website for youth about sexual violence and healthy relationships.

Women’s Refuge  A website providing support and information which helps young people identify, escape and shelter from abuse, so you can be safe, love life and experience all the world has to offer – including real love.

Who Are You A website for people who are affected by sexual violence and where to get help.

Survivor A Christchurch based group providing support and information to male survivors of sexual abuse.

SHINE Committed to making homes violent free. Provides help and support for men who are violent and want to change their behaviour.

Family Violence It's Not OK Advice and information to stop violence in your family.

Organisations with a cultural focus

Te Puawai Tapu Te Puawai Tapu is a Maori health promotion organisation specialising in kaupapa Maori sexuality education for rangatahi Maori and whanau.

Village Collective A website to support Pasefika communities with sexual and reproductive health needs.

Shakti International A website providing culturally competent support services for women, children and families of Asian, African and Middle Eastern origin.