The New Zealand Herpes Foundation offers a tollfree Helpline to speak to an experienced nurse counsellor – Herpes Helpline Tollfree 0508 11 12 13 from a landline or 09 433 6526 from a mobile.
Please note that this service is restricted to New Zealand residents only.
Disclaimer: The advice provided by the Helpline nurse counsellor is based on best practice for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for attending a consultation with a health professional for medical diagnosis or treatment.
Sexual health services
If you think you may have genital herpes you need to see your GP, sexual health clinic or other health care provider. Sexual health clinics provide a specialist, confidential, free of charge service to everyone.
If you would like to get a print copy of the information booklets, fill out the form on the consumer request for printed materials page (it contains sections on Genital Herpes - The Facts, Herpes and Relationships, Herpes and Pregnancy, Facial Herpes).
The Guidelines are a consensus opinion of the STIEF Professional Advisory Group (PAG). The PAG has representation from nationwide medical, nursing and allied disciplines involved in the management of STIs. The Guidelines are produced by considering available literature, both New Zealand wide and international, and by basing the medical recommendations on the evidence in the literature or reasonable supposition and opinions of medical experts.