The former Wellington premises of the New Zealand Prostitutes' Collective (NZPC), seen here in 1988, signal the collective's commitment to safe-sex practices in the array of posters displayed in its window. Inside, pamphlets for sex workers are available and a comfortable couch invites visitors to sit down, relax and talk.
In the sound file, long-time NZPC national co-ordinator Catherine Healy talks about why a group of current and former sex workers set up the collective in 1987.
Sound file: Catherine Healy, interview by Caren Wilton for oral history project Selling sex: the New Zealand sex industry, 2011
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