Drop In Testing Ending HIV Culture Artcile

Free HIV test drop-in clinic! No appointment needed.

Drop In Testing Ending HIV Culture Artcile

Free HIV test drop-in clinic! No appointment needed.

As a temporary measure, in order to meet responsibilities around COVID-19, NZAF’s face-to-face HIV and STI testing services will be closed until further notice. This is in order to keep the communities we serve and our staff as safe as possible. Condoms, Home Tests and remote counselling can still be requested on our website. If you have an appointment booked, our Health Services will be in touch. Our teams are still working via phone and email.


The New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) is introducing a new drop-in testing clinic every Wednesday and Saturday in Auckland and Wellington and every Wednesday in Christchurch. No appointment is needed - just walk in. Appointments for this free, confidential HIV and syphilis test are approximately 15-20 minutes.

The HIV test involves a simple finger prick to draw blood and is delivered by trained specialists who are there to support you through the process.

STI testing is also available. Please note that if you have symptoms of an STI, or someone you've had sex with has told you that they have an STI, we are unable to diagnose or provide treatment at our Drop-in service. Please go directly to a sexual health clinic, a medical clinic or your GP for diagnosis and treatment.

Triaging will be required to check if you are eligible to test with us on the day – please understand that if we’re unable to test you, it’s not because we don’t want to help. If you would still like to get tested you can still speak with your GP/medical centre/family doctor or find other options with our test booking tool.



  • Every Wednesday from 4:00pm - 7:30pm (No appointment needed)
  • Every Saturday from 11:00am - 2:30pm (No appointment needed)
  • NZAF Burnett Centre
    35 Hargreaves St
    St Marys Bay


  • Every Wednesday from 4:00pm - 7:30pm (No appointment needed)
  • Every second Saturday from 10:00am - 2:00pm (No appointment needed)
    Upcoming Saturday dates: 
    7th , 21st March
    4th, April
    2nd, 16th, 30th May
  • NZAF Āwhina Centre
    Level 1, 187 Wilis St



  • Every Monday & Wednesday from 4:00pm - 6:30pm (No appointment needed)
  • NZAF Te Toka Centre
    185 Peterborough St

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