Sexual health overview

Key points about sexual health

  • Love, affection and sexual intimacy all play a role in healthy relationships and contribute to your sense of wellbeing
  • This page provides links, information and resources on a range of topics relating to sexual health.
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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.

Safer sex and STI topics
Contraception topics  
General sexual health topics  

Protected&Proud(external link) a contraception platform that supplies unbiased, accessible and understandable information that increases awareness of the most effective contraception choices in Aotearoa


Resources from other organisations that give you more information on sexual health.

Clinical resources

Best practice guidelines(external link) Sexual Health Society, NZ
Sexual and reproductive health(external link) Ministry of Health, NZ
See also the relevant clinician page on Healthify He Puna Waiora, NZ for each sexual health topic

Continuing professional development

Sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases(external link) (Mobile Health, NZ, 2020)

What's new in sexual health?(external link) 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.

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