1988 – New Zealand Ministry of Health contract NZPC to provide services

In 1988, the New Zealand Ministry of Health contracted NZPC to provide a range of services to sex workers, focused on HIV/AIDS prevention. Over the next decade, five community bases opened throughout the country, where sex workers obtain information, support services, and network with each other. Free sexual health clinics for sex workers were established in three cities.

(See more about New Zealand history on the NZPC timeline.)