Positive Speakers Bureau

$675 donated
Given by 5 generous donors in 4 years

Positive Speakers Bureau offer a free educational service however the charity only receives partial funding for operating costs.


The Positive Speakers’ Bureau is New Zealand’s preferred supplier of HIV education services. We empower people living with HIV to share their stories, raising awareness and improving the knowledge and understanding of HIV throughout the country.

The Positive Speakers’ Bureau believe people living with HIV must be at the heart of the HIV response, creating dialogue between individuals and communities, to effectively raise awareness and reduce HIV stigma and discrimination.

Our services are free, ensuring finances are never a barrier to those wishing to hear our Speakers. Our Speakers go anywhere and everywhere in New Zealand, and we don’t ever charge.

Positive Speakers’ Bureau is managed and administered by the registered charity Positive Women Inc.

About us

Positive Women provides a nationwide support network for women and families living with HIV in Aotearoa New Zealand.

We also deliver HIV education and prevention programmes to the wider community with a focus on eliminating HIV stigma and discrimination.

Use of funds

The funds will help with transport and accommodation costs to enable our speakers to educate people throughout New Zealand.

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Latest update

Update March 2023  10 March 2023

The PSB is still actively providing education sessions across the country to help break down barriers and stigma experienced by people who are living with HIV.

We are still seeking funds to help with transport and accommodation costs to enable our speakers to educate people throughout New Zealand.

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Latest donations

Brooke on 15 Nov 2023
Thank you for coming to visit our staff, and sharing your experiences! It was so appreciated. Can't wait to have you back.
Marina on 30 Mar 2022
Thank you so much Abby, for sharing your story and knowledge with our interns. So much admiration for the work the PSB team is doing to raise positive awareness in our community. We look forward to having you again next year.
Positive Women Inc.

Kia ora Marina Thank you so much for your kind donation and acknowledgments. Both are very much appreciated. Your message has been passed on to Abby. Thank you and kind regards from Positive Women In.c on behalf of the PSB.

Positive Women Inc.
Tower Insurance Rainbow Community
Tower Insurance Rainbow Community on 21 Dec 2021
Thank you for your inspiring talk on World AIDS Day
Positive Women Inc.

Thank you so much for your very generous and kind donation. We are pleased you found the talk inspiring and we hope it will help towards implementing positive change for people living with HIV. Thank you and kind regards

Positive Women Inc.
Aaron on 01 Dec 2021
A huge thank you to our amazing speaker and the team at PSB for taking the time out to share their personal stories, knowledge and insights to our team at Tower Insurance.
Zach on 01 Dec 2021
A big thank you to the PSB team for providing valuable education and insights for the team at Southern Cross. Ngā mihi nui!

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