Wāhine/women and people with a cervix aged 25 to 69, who have ever had intimate skin-to-skin contact or any sexual activity, no matter their sexual orientation.

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The information below is provided only as archive reference material.

People should be encouraged to participate in the NCSP if they are a wāhine/woman or person with a cervix, aged 25 to 69, who: 

  • has ever had intimate skin-to-skin or any sexual activity (even if they haven’t been sexually active for decades) 
  • has only had non-penetrative sex (i.e., oral sex) 
  • is straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, or queer 
  • is transgender, gender diverse, or non-binary and has a cervix 
  • has only been with one sexual partner 
  • has had the HPV vaccination or not 
  • is pregnant or has had a baby 
  • has been through menopause. 


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