Lesbian New Zealand

Topp Twins feature film fundraising.

Topp Twins comedy film - call to action

The Topp Twins and their cast of characters have been making Kiwis laugh for decades - and gathered a significant audience overseas. Now they are ready to make the comedy of their lives - and stand up again for what they believe in - the protection of NZ's water. This film is destined to become a Kiwi Classic. But first they neeed to raise a few $$$ to get the project under way by 31 May. More info on topptwins.com. Then go to their Boosted page and make a donation!

The Topp Twins - an exhibition for New Zealand

20 May – 29 October 2017, Te Manawa Museum, Palmerston North

Topp Twins exhibition.

An exhibition to celebrate the outstanding contribution these inspiring women make to our nation’s social, cultural and political landscape. The exhibition is designed to tour the country ... so let's hope it does. In the meantime get to Palmy to see it if you can. More info on temanawa.co.nz.

Lesbian News Aotearoa

Lesbian News Aotearoa's Social and Dyke Diary pages have information and contact details for lesbian groups, activities and events throughout the country.

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. The second series is in production.

FAGSWAG documentaty on Vice.

Auckland arts collective FAFSWAG feature in new Vice documentary

Vice has launched its new New Zealand focused documentary series Zealandia with episode a 30-minute feature on South Auckland LGBTQ Pacific Arts Collective FAFSWAG and Auckland's underground Vogue scene. The documentary explores the deep cultural, social and political significance of FAFSWAG's performative dance and avant garde aesthetic. Largely made up of queer artists of Pacific Island background, FAFSWAG are intimately aware of the discrimination LGBTQ Māori and Pasifika youth can face, on multiple fronts. Watch the documentary here

PrideNZ audio archive

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

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.

Takatāpui resources

Takatāpui resources.

Two booklets by Elizabeth Kerekere are available to read online and to download -

Support Kiwi groups supporting LGBTIQ youth

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Let's support the groups and organisations that support the youth in our communities - they are always 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.