Lesbian New Zealand

Day of Silence.

National Day of Silence

Friday 9 September is a day of action in which students across New Zealand vow to take a form of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying, name-calling and harassment in schools ... more info at dayofsilence.org.nz

NZ International Film Festival 2016.

NZ International Film Festival 2016

The programmes are rather good ... for the larger centres. There are a couple of films of definite lesbian interest showing in some lucky centres, and a dazzling array of of films about women, made by women ...

Auckland region:

Elsewhere:

Social media places

A selection of the facebook groups that may be of interest:

Kiwi media online

Film: Tits on a Bull.

NZ Lesbian-themed short film Tits on a Bull available to view for free online

The NZ lesbian-themed short film Tits on a Bull has been released to view for free online. It was shown during the 2015 NZ International Film Festival, and film maker Tim Worrall was interviewed for GayNZ.com by Jacqui Stanford. Subsequent to Jacqui's article the film has been screened at a number of prestigious LGBTQ festivals internationally including: Framline40, The Iris Prize, Inside Out, Outfest, as well as the Side by Side LGBT film festival in Leningrad, Russia.

Pot Luck webseries.

Pot Luck web series

Pot Luck - our very own web series - follows the lives of three Wellington friends as they negotiate friendship, family and finding love at their weekly pot luck dinners. Catch up on the episodes you missed!! Also available on TVNZ On demand

Listen to voices of Aotearoa New Zealand's rainbow communities.

PrideNZ audio archive

PrideNZ.com is a community website exploring the voices and opinions of Aotearoa New Zealand's rainbow communities through over 600 audio recordings of interviews and of local LGBTI events. Plus there are transcripts, images and video available - some historically important. More recordings are added regularly.

Im Local. InsideOUT.

Support Kiwi groups supporting LGBTIQ youth

Post Orlando there are various efforts to raise money to support the queer communities in Orlando. But Jac and Elizabeth Kerekere have pointed out that the groups and organisations in New Zealand that support the youth in our communities are always very short of $$$ for their valuable work. Most are registered charities and have Donate pages on their websites.

Helplines and support

Quality care for lesbian, gay and bisexual residents in aged care facilities

A kit created by the School of Nursing at The University of Auckland in collaboration with a working group drawn from the aged care sector and the Auckland LGB community is available at dropbox. It a short video, training workbooks for facilitators and participants, and guidelines on caring for LGB residents.
See also the Silver Rainbow faceboook group.

Planning a trip to New Zealand or just a holiday

Women travel New Zealand - essential information for the woman traveller visiting New Zealand.


Web space to go

Free webspace available for Absolutely Positively Lesbian! groups - a page or a wee website xxxxx.lesbian.net.nz - email wellington@lesbian.net.nz.