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Transgender New Zealanders

Resources for transgender New Zealanders


Be there

Groups and Support (includes location specific resources)

More resources (includes national and international resources)

Rainbow Youth

Provides support in person and online support to youth and young adults, up to age 27

  • Form can be used by professionals who wish to refer a young person
  • Workshops, gender and sexuality 101, information for parents and teachers, and downloadable resources

OUTLine NZAll age support line and chat, rainbow specialist counselling and trans peer support 08000 OUTLINE (800 6885463)

HealthInfo – Gender Identity in Children and Youth


DPI – Dunedin Pride is a volunteer-run organisation that's all about connecting and supporting Ōtepoti’s local rainbow community.


Number 10 – Invercargill Youth One Stop Shop 


Social Media Support

Transgender and Intersex NZ (affiliated with GMA)

Agender NZ Inc.

Genderbridge NZ – Peer to peer support:

SouthTrans – For people who live in Dunedin and surrounding areas

Chroma – the LGBTQI+ initiative for the greater Southland area of New Zealand, committed to the establishment of a local alliance and support network.

02108301694 |


For parents of trans children

  1. Be There is a website and awareness campaign that aims to support the parents and whānau of trans, non-binary, takatāpui, queer, intersex, and rainbow young people to be more inclusive, affirming and safe. 
  2. OutLine Let’s Talk: a resource guide for parents 
  3. Parents and Guardians of Gender Diverse Children NZ