RainbowYOUTH is a youth organization run for youth by youth. They give support with their drop in centre and social groups for under 28s. They also run workplace and policy procedure assessments.
09 376 4155

Inside OUT
InsideOUT is a national organization working with youth whanau, schools and communities to help make save spaces for all young people of all genders and sexualities.

Ara Taiohi
The aim of the organisation is to support people who work with young people and make them more connected , effective and accountable. They have over 750 members represent a wide variety of groups across New  Zealand.
04 802 5000

YouthLine is a organization which is focused on helping young people with getting support and helping them grow. As well as the services for youth they support the people who support the youth.
0800 37 66 33

I’m Local Project
The I’m Local Project is project run by RainbowYOUTH setup to connect high schools, medical centers, hospitals, libraries, Marae and community centers by providing them with free resources about gender and sexuality.

This Wellington based youth service is a ‘one stop shop’  who provide a range of services, like activities and events for youth. They also have nurses, doctors, councillors, social worker and youth workers.

Q-Topia is a support network based in Canterbury for queer youth.

The Village Collective
The Village Collective aims to provide support for Pasifica youth around sexual and reproductive health.
09 263 4784

Rainbow Organisations

OUTLine is a support line for the whole Rainbow community run by peer support volunteer who have been trained to help Rainbow people exploring various issues including identity, transition, relationships, family and belonging.
0800 688 5463

Gender Minorities Aotearoa
A cross cultural and transgender led national organisation who assist transgender, intersex and takataapui people in having choices about their lives and their bodies. Check out their resources and fact sheets about medical and legal aspects of transitioning. 


F’INE (fee-neh) is a Pacific LGBTQI focused provider offering Whānau Ora navigational support. This support is available to Pasifika LGBTQI peoples their families in the Auckland region. The Pacific LGBTQI community also includes a wider spectrum of gender identities and terms from the Pacific including, Fa’afafine or Fa’afatama (Samoa, American Samoa), Fakaleiti or Leiti (Tonga), Fakafifine (Niue), Akava’ine (Cook Islands), Vakasalewalewa (Fiji), Palopa (Papua New Guinea), Mahu (Hawaii) Haka huahine (Tokelau) and Rae rae (Tahiti).

+64 9 551 0573

New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF)
The NZAF’s goal it to prevent the transmission of HIV and supporting people who have HIV.
09 303 3124

Burnett Centre (NZAF)
The Burnett Centre is an organization who provide free counselling for people who are infected and those affected by HIV. They also provide confidential screening and support.
09 366 6106

Body Positive
Peer Support for HIV+ Gay Men, Bisexual Men and MSM, advocacy, education, and free HIV rapid testing and sexual health screening.
0800 448 5463

Intersex Trust of Aotearoa (ITANZ)
ITANZ is a organization working on providing information, education and training for other organizations and professionals who provide services for intersex people and their families in New Zealand
04 4727386

Lesbian Aotearoa New Zealand
This site is a resource for both social and support for people who identify as Lesbian.


A Takatāpui community group based in Wellington that welcomes people of diverse sexualities and gender identity. The kaupapa or purpose of the group is primarily for takatapui; building its community, telling its stories and leaving a legacy that will inspire others.

Tiwhanawhana exists for the takatapui community and gives meaning to its kaupapa through different threads;
Kapa Haka, Advice, Advocacy, Support of LGBTI Community.

Hoo Holding Our Own 
Hoo is a LGBTQI organization aimed at supporting parents of LGBTQI. 
021 125 7775 

Rainbow Friendly Organisations

Women’s Centre
The Woman’s Centre provides free  counselling, information resources and a library. And a range of other supports.

People Against Prisons Aotearoa (PAPA)
PAPA aims to improve the immediate well-being of incarcerated people while challenging the existence of the criminal justice system itself. PAPA runs a pen-pal service, an advocacy network, and a support group for queer previously incarcerated people.
Contact: and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Prostitutes Collective
Support and advice to females, males and transgender people in the sex industry.
04 382 8791

Mental Health Foundation
The MHF is a diverse organization who aim to campaign and  provide services to help people with their mental health and well being. They provide free information, training and avocation to help people keep people well.
09 623 4812

Tertiary School Support

Auckland University

Phone: 09 815 321 ext 7793


Victoria University

Otago Uni Student Queer Support