Community Directory

F’ine

Auckland region but national enquiries are welcome. F’INE is a Pacific LGBTQI focused provider, providing Whānau Ora navigational services to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning and Intersex community and their families.

Website: http://www.f-ine.org.nz

 

Gender Minorities Aotearoa

A cross cultural and 100% trans led national organisation. We assist takataapui, transgender, and intersex people in having choices about their lives and their bodies, and in getting the things they need for well-being.

Our vision is for all takataapui, transgender, and intersex people to be empowered by a full range of choices across all aspects of their lives, and to be able to participate fully in society.

Website: https://genderminorities.com/

 

InsideOUT

InsideOUT is a national organisation which works with youth, whānau, schools and communities to make Aotearoa a safer place for all young people of minority genders and sexualities to live and be in.

Website: http://insideout.org.nz

 

Kindred

Kindred is a Christchurch organisation that provides support and mentoring for young trans people and their families.

Primary contact: support@kindred.org.nz  Web: www.kindred.org.nz

 

Miscellaneous

A collection of resources about rainbow mental health

Website: http://miscellaneous.nz/social/

 

Parents of Transgender Children

Peer support group for NZ parents and guardians of gender diverse children. Secret, confidential and moderated by experienced parents. Parents and guardians can get in touch with other Canterbury families through this group.

Email: nzparentsoftransgenderchildren@gmail.com

 

Phoenix

(open to anyone under 30)

Phoenix is Qtopia's diversity group. Supporting gender non-conforming, trans, and questioning young people. This group meets fortnightly in the evenings.

Website: https://www.qtopia.org.nz/event/phoenix/

 

Q-topia

Q-topia is a Christchurch social support group for youth who are questioning their sexual identity and/or gender identity in the Canterbury region aged 14 – 25 and their families. Q-topia delivers professional development diversity workshops.

Website: https://www.qtopia.org.nz/

 

RainbowYOUTH

RainbowYOUTH (est.1989) is a charitable organisation dedicated to helping young queer and gender diverse (LGBTIQ) people up to the ages of 27, as well as their wider communities. At RainbowYOUTH, we’re about fostering a safe, inclusive, accepting and diverse family environment. We are drug, smoke, and alcohol free.

Website: https://www.ry.org.nz

 

TranzAction New Zealand (FaceBook Group)

TranzAction is a Christchurch support & advocacy group, concentrating on the Trans community. You can join through the Facebook page. Tranzaction organises regular social events in Christchurch.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/www.tranzaction.nz/

 

Ending HIV

Staying safe is everyone’s responsibility. Regardless of what you’re into, your HIV status or how much sex you’re having – there’s an option for everyone.

Website: https://endinghiv.org.nz/

 

NZ Aids Foundation

The NZAF are focused on preventing the transmission of HIV and providing support for people living with HIV. Find out what they are currently working on and track their progress.

Phone: 03 379 1953         Email: contact.tetoka@nzaf.org.nz          Website: http://www.nzaf.org.nz/

Address: NZAF Te Toḵa, 185 Peterborough St, Christchurch 8013

 

The Christchurch Sexual Health Clinic

Christchurch Sexual Health Service aims to provide sexual health care that is client focused, culturally appropriate and of an excellent standard. They are a specialist service offering free and confidential sexual health care including:

  • Diagnosis and management of sexually transmitted infections and other related conditions including genital skin conditions and genital pain.
  • Sexual health information services and contact tracing
  • Referral to sexual abuse services
  • Child protection

The centre has an appointment system; however if you need to be seen urgently they will endeavour to see you within 24hrs if possible.

Specialist Sexual Health services are accessed through self-referral (whereby you make an appointment with us) as well as GP referrals. The sexual health service provides care for STIs, HIV and others.

Phone: 03 364 0485          Website: https://www.cdhb.health.nz/health-services/christchurch-sexual-health-service/ 

Address: Sexual Health Centre, 314 Riccarton Rd, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch

 

Christchurch Heroes

To enable LGBTI+ and LGBTI+ friendly people to come together to participate and enjoy sport in an open, safe and supportive environment.

The Heroes currently have Rugby, Touch, Running & Swimming teams and looking for more sports codes to come onboard.

Website: https://www.chchheroes.nz/