Rainbow groups and activities

Livestream Resonance LGBTI Tour.

LGBTI history walk tours

Due to the COVID-19 situation Walk Tours NZ cannot offer their free public walk tours in a physical sense. However they are offering a live streaming version of the tours on Youtube - video of the Resonance LGBTI walk tour on 3 May is available on Youtube.

Violet tour.

Violet LGBTI walk tour livestream

Sunday 7 June 1-2pm

Join live for the 1-hour Violet Tour to explore sites of significance to Wellington’s LGBTI rainbow communities. 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 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.

Wellington Pride Festival Inc. AGM.

Wellington Pride Festival Inc. AGM

Sunday 14 June, 2pm @ St Andrew's on the Terrace

The new date for the Annual General Meeting of Wellington Pride Festival Inc. has been announced. The AGM is where where our community chooses - who you want to lead the engagement with our community, festival planning & implementation for 2021, as well as the organising of foundation events like 'Out in the Park' ... facebook event page.

OUTSpoken Toastmasters.

OUTSpoken Toastmasters  - online

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 - meetings via Zoom for the duration.

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.

facebook and other social media groups

Suddelny ... the hangout places

and no doubt there are many many more ...

Rainbow Wellington.

Rainbow Wellington Covid-19 virus.

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.

In light of the recent environment, in relation to COVID-19, the Rainbow Wellington Board has decided to postpone all upcoming events until further notice ... more on their facebook page.


The Glamaphones Choir Covid-19 virus.

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.
The Glamaphones have put their weekly rehearsals on hold ... Covid-19. Visit their facebook page for more info.


Same sex dancing classes Covid-19 virus.

Dancing classes are cancelled until further notice.

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 Covid-19 virus.

School's Out provides a safe, inclusive, social and support space for Queer* and questioning youth in the Wellington region.
School's Out Hutt and Central have been suspended until further notice. Visit their facebook page for more info.

Ivy Bar.

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.

Social sporty groups Covid-19 virus.

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