The National Transgender Organisation

For Trans People, By Trans People.

Find everything you need in our

national database


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in 2020


61,000 +

People Assisted

1,700 +

Used Our NZ Peer-to-Peer Infoshare Forum

27,000+

Used Our Trans 101 Guides

3,800 +

Followed Our Facebook Page

2,600 +

Used Our NZ Rainbow Housing Network

1,400 +

Used Our Birth Certificate Guide

4,100+

HealthCare Referrals

118,000+

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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 irawhiti takatāpui people.

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

We operate within the kaupapa Māori 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.

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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.

Surgery

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

Hair

  • 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.

Voice

  • Exercises
  • Notes
  • Voice therapists

Binders

  • 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

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