Welcome to the New Zealand Herpes Foundation website
Founded in 1994 by an alliance of patients, doctors and health professionals, we provide accurate information, improved management and support for people affected by the herpes simplex virus.
More than 30% of sexually active adults in NZ have genital herpes. Misinformation and ignorance about herpes often means a diagnosis can be a shock. This site can help you understand and manage this common infection.
Start with the Key Facts about Genital herpes.