Article Title:Awards acknowledge HIV/AIDS work
Category:New Zealand Daily News
Author or News Staff
Published on:5th December 2002 - 12:00 pm
Story ID:1790
Text:Two gay men have been awarded life membership of the NZ AIDS Foundation in acknowledgement of their contributions to the field of HIV and AIDS. The first director of the Foundation, Warren Lindberg. received his life membership for "his work to set up the Foundation and thirteen years as director which made it what it is today," says Foundation chair Michael Stevens. Also acknowledged was Jonathan Smith "for his outstanding work for the Foundation, his time as Chair, his supporting of people with HIV back into employment and special projects such as the Circle of Friends," says Stevens. Both men received thir award at a World AIDS Week ceremony at Government House, Auckland.    
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