Rainbow groups and activities

Rainbow Wellington.

Rainbow Wellington

Rainbow Wellington is an LGBTI+ organisation that focuses on networking, events and lobbying. Their website has information about past and present campaigns as well as directories of local LGBTI+ businesses, groups and activities.

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LGBTI history walk tours

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Violet tour: LGBTQ rainbow walk tour

Sunday 2 February 1pm - 2:30pm

This is a 90-minute walk tour of inner city Wellington, starting from Parliament Buildings. Most of the walk is on the flat using accessible public footpaths, although there is a section where we will take the steps down from Parliament to The Terrace and then from The Terrace down steps to Lambton Quay (an alternative route can be taken if required).

Learn about:
  Homosexual Law Reform
  The beginnings of rainbow radio broadcasting
  LGBTI rainbow personalities
  Churches and LGBTI rainbow communities
  Imprisonment on Matiu Somes Island
  A WW1 same-sex love story

More info and updates on the facebook event page.

Pride 2020 LGBTQ rainbow walk tours

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Walk Tours NZ is a volunteer group that offers free, accessible, inclusive and community-focused walking tours around Wellington highlighting the city’s rich LGBTI rainbow heritage.

prideNZ audio archive.

PrideNZ.com audio archive

Follow news of the latest audio files of interviews and events added to PrideNZ on their facebook page

The Events section on the Pride NZ webside has audio from many queer/rainbow events, conferences, campaigns from around the country - a treasure trove with more being added regularly.

Historical timeline

Check out the awesome historical timeline of GLBTTIQ events and people in New Zealand. Sample it by decade or settle in to read the big page with the full list.

LGBTQI Upper Hutt Meetup.

Hutt Valley Rainbows

A social group based in the Hutt Valley. They usually meet on the second weekend of the month. Join the facebook group for more information.

Glamaphones.

The Glamaphones Choir

The Glamaphones are Wellington's all-inclusive rainbow choir based at St Andrews on the Terrace. They are a friendly mixed choir and welcome anyone who wishes to sing. Visit their facebook page for more info.

OUTSpoken Toastmasters.

OUTSpoken Toastmasters

OUTSpoken is a Toastmasters club based in Wellington which focuses on developing leadership and communication skills among the wider rainbow community. Find more details on their facebook page

DANSS.

Same sex dancing classes

Come and have fun and Dance on Sunday Nights!

The Sunday night DANSS classes are for Gay and Lesbian people and friends who wish to learn some classical Ballroom, some funky Latin American and some elegant New Vogue dance moves. A partner is not necessary however an attitude in wanting to learn and having fun is required.
Classes are held at the Thistle Hall, corner of Cuba and Arthur Streets.
Beginner's class start at 7.00 pm and the Intermediate classes start at 8.10 pm. Payment is by koha/donation.
Check the DANSS facebook page for more information.

School's out.

School's Out

School's Out provides a safe, inclusive, social and support space for Queer* and questioning youth in the Wellington region.
Visit their facebook page for more info.

Social sporty groups

Ivy Bar and Cabaret.

Ivy Bar and Cabaret

James Smiths Basement, 49 Cuba Street - www.ivybar.co.nz

S&M's - Scotty and Mals Cocktail and Lounge Bar.

S&M's - Scotty and Mal's Cocktail and Lounge Bar

176 Cuba Street - www.scottyandmals.co.nz.

facebook and other social media groups

and no doubt there are many many more ...

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