Rainbow groups and activities

Fabulunch 2019!

Fabulunch 2019!

Sat 3 August 12:30-3:30, Portofino, 33 Customhouse Quay

A fun and lively fundraiser for OuterSpaces - Te Kete o Te Kāhui - the umbrella group for Naming NZ, School's Out, Tranzform. Two previous events raised a total of $7,000 to help support their work.
Meals include salads and breads for the table and a choice of Italian main dishes. Desserts and all drinks can be bought as extras and paid for on the day.
And there are raffles ... donate a prize!
Tickets are $35 for an adult meal, and $15 per child aged 15 and under. Just 100 tickets available so get yours soon - email Jac ... more info on the facebook event page ... selling fast!

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

Next: Sunday 28 July 5-8pm @ S&Ms 176 Cuba St ... more on the facebook event page

LGBTI history walk tours

Yellow Tour: LGBTI rainbow walk tour through Wellington.

Yellow: LGBTI rainbow walk tour through Wellington
Sunday 4 August 1pm - 2:30pm

This tour highlights historic and contemporary trans and non-binary people and communities related to Wellington. Learn about Amy Bock, Aunty Dana's Op Shop, Bella Simpson, Carmen Rupe, Chrissy Witoko, Dana de Milo, Dr von Dannevill, Eugunia Falleni, Gender Minorities Aotearoa, Georgina Beyer, Shelley Te Waiariki Howard and Zena Campbell.

Starts: Outside Thistle Hall, 293 Cuba Street
Ends: Civic Square
latest info on the facebook event page.

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.

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.

The next event:

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.

In the Rainbow - TV series.

In the Rainbow

There’s a brand new series just droped on TVNZ OnDemand ...
In the Rainbow tells the colourful coming of age stories of LGBTQ+ youth in New Zealand. Based on true stories, each episode brings a colour of the rainbow to life. Follow a dramatic and emotional incident in the life of one of the young residents of Te Aho Bay, as they navigate their lives and figure out how to stand out when you can’t fit in. More info on intherainbow.co. Listen to Rose McMahon (series creator) and Holly McMahon (writer) talk about the series on PrideNZ.com.


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.


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

Queer bars and venues

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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