Love, affection and sexual intimacy all play a role in healthy relationships and contribute to your sense of wellbeing.
The following links provide information and resources on a range of topics relating to sexual health, including safer sex and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), contraception and general sexual health topics. Learning about these may help you prevent any issues arising, or help you manage them if they do.
Resources Family Planning, NZ
Auckland Sexual Health Service –- find a clinic near you Frephone 0800 739 432 Family Planning Freephone 0800 372 546 Contact your GP if you have any concerns. To find a GP near you, go to Healthpoint NZ
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Page last updated: 27 Aug 2021
Sexual health resources
Should I have a sexual health check? Health Promotion Agency and Ministry of Health, NZ, 2013
Talking with your teenager Ministry of Health, NZ, 2014
Ngā kākano: A whānau guide to talking with your tamariki about sex and sexuality Family Planning, NZ, 2014
Safe relationships, safer sex Family Planning, NZ, 2010
Sexually transmissible infections Family Planning, NZ, 2019
A compact guide to sexual health Ministry of Health, NZ, 2012
Being safer sexually Health Promotion Agency and Ministry of Health, NZ, 2017
You & your teenager Health Ed, NZ, 2010
Contraception your choice – youth Family Planning, NZ, 2019
Contraception – your choice chart Family Planning, NZ, 2020
Information for healthcare providers on sexual health
The content on this page will be of most use to clinicians, such as nurses, doctors, pharmacists, specialists and other healthcare providers.
Best practice guidelines Sexual Health Society, NZ Sexual and reproductive health Ministry of Health, NZ See also the relevant clinician page on Health Navigator NZ for each sexual health topic Continuing professional development
Sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases
VIDEO(Mobile Health, NZ, 2020) Podcast
What's new in sexual health? Goodfellow Podcast, NZ, 2019 Nicky Perkins talks about what's new in sexual health. Nicky is a specialist in sexual health medicine practicing at the Auckland Sexual Health Service and privately at Omnicare Women’s Health Clinic. Regional HealthPathways NZ
Access to the following regional pathways is localised for each region and access is limited to health providers. If you do not know the login details, contact your DHB or PHO for more information: