The National Transgender Organisation

For Trans People, By Trans People.

Find everything you need in our

national database

Healthcare | Medical | Surgical

Identity Documents | Name | Sex Marker

Community Orgs | Social Groups

Whether it’s our database, by email or phone, or at our community drop in centre, we can assist with:

» Identity documents
» Trans-friendly doctors or other healthcare providers
» Surgery information and referrals
» Community support and connection
» Facial hair removal
» Binders
» General information
» Legal advice

We also work with whanau, partners, parents, community groups, organisations, businesses, and service providers.

in 2020

61,000 +

People assisted

4,100 +

Healthcare referrals

1,700 +

Used our NZ peer-to-peer infoshare forum

3,800 +

Follow our Facebook page

2,600 +

Used our NZ rainbow housing network

1,400 +

Used our birth certificate guide


Used our Trans 101


Views on our website

Read our blog for

Hot Topics, News, and events

Panel 1

About GMA

Gender Minorities Aotearoa is the nationwide transgender organisation in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is run by and for transgender people, including non-binary, intersex, and takataapui gender diverse people.

GMA offers information, advocacy, and wrap around support for transgender people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds.

We operate within the kaupapa Maori public health framework Te Pae Mahutonga, and The Ottawa Charter (1986). Our focus is peer led health and well-being. We aim to facilitate health and well-being for transgender populations, as defined by The World Health Organisation – complete physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being.

The vision of Gender Minorities Aotearoa is for all transgender 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.

Find out what we do by clicking here.

Panel 2

National Database

Healthcare | Medical | Surgical

local Healthcare

  • Find a local trans-friendly doctor, clinic, GP, psychologist, endocrinologist, therapist, or other healthcare provider.
  • Recommend your provider.
  • See what’s available in your area.


  • Information.
  • Referral for GRS.
  • What is available through your DHB.
  • NZ and international surgeons.


  • Find a trans-friendly hair removal clinic in your region.
  • Join GMA’s free IPL club.
  • WINZ support for hair removal.
  • WINZ support for wigs or hairpieces.


  • Exercises
  • Notes
  • Voice therapists


  • What to use and not use.
  • Stretching and breathing exercises.
  • Purchase a binder.
  • Apply for a free binder.

Info & research

  • Primary healthcare resources
  • Professional associations
  • Posters, pamphlets, videos
  • Research and frameworks
  • Hormones, sexual health, mental health
  • Comprehensive information for clinicians and healthcare providers
  • Seminars and workshops

need support with healthcare?

Panel 3

Popular Downloads

Trans 101: Glossary of trans words and how to use them

Our Free posters

Birth Certificate sex marker guide

Our healthcare resources

Hormone Replacement Therapy 101

our general info resources

looking for something else?

Panel 4

What Transgender Health Promoters Want You to Know

Educational presentation for primary healthcare providers. Play at half speed or pause each slide as appropriate. You can find the individual slides here.