Gender Minorities Aotearoa

A national transgender organisation.

Run by and for transgender people; including binary and non-binary, intersex, and irawhiti takatāpui.

Gender Minorities Aotearoa is a nationwide transgender organisation. It is run by and for transgender people; including binary and non-binary, intersex, and irawhiti takatāpui.

We support transgender people of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds, and provide one-to-one peer support and information nationwide.

Our vision is for all takatāpui, transgender, and intersex 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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Peer support

Talk with a transgender peer who is a professional advocate. We can give you information and support with all kinds of things.

Free facial hair removal

Join our free facial hair removal IPL club.

Housing support

Find out about hosuing options, and get support with the paperwork.

Community groups

Join our online group, find in-person meetups, or get support with starting a group.


Come to our events or drop in and say hello.

Legal clinic

Speak with an experienced lawyer for free.


Take one of our free online courses for trans people or supporters.

Professional development

Book a professional development workshop, or talk with us about consultation on your policy or project.


Volunteer with us, or support our mahi in another way.


Buy t-shirts, mugs, stickers, posters, and other trans-positive merchandise.


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Trans health directory

Gender affirming healthcare, binders and tape, facial hair removal, hormones, surgeries, health info.

Identification documents

Find out how to update your birth certificate, driver license, passport, NZQA, and other documents.

Transgender and intersex 101

Learn about transgender and intersex people and their experiences in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Study, school, and university

See resources on studying and school environments for transgender people in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Sex and relationships

Find resources for safer sex and healthier relationships for transgender people and their partners.

Employment and work

Find information for transgender employees and their employers in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Human rights and discrimination

Resources to support transgender human rights in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Refugee and asylum seeker

Find information for transgender and intersex refugees and asylum seekers in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Youth, families, and whānau

Resources for parents and whanāu of transgender youth, children, and gender diverse young people in Aotearoa New Zealand,

Other research

A selection of research reports on transgender people and their experiences in Aotearoa NZ, and beyond.

Other information

Miscellaneous information for transgender youth, adults, and older people, and their parents, families, partners, and supporters.

News blog

See our latest news, resources, and other blog posts.

Explore our blog

No gender recognition for trans people born overseas

No gender recognition for trans people born overseas

In Aotearoa, trans people born overseas are usually stuck with the wrong sex marker on their identity documents. The government said they would look into developing a solution, but now it's been put off indefinitely. The issue Most transgender asylum seekers,...

Barrier methods for safer sex

Barrier methods for safer sex

This booklet discusses using barrier methods for protection against sexually transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancies.It is designed for people aged 18 or older, and may not be suitable for younger viewers. PDF - read online or download [pvfw-embed...

Russian translations – healthy relationships resources

Russian translations – healthy relationships resources

This year we worked together with T-Action, a transgender organisation in Russia, to bring you Russian translations of some important resources. The resources are about healthy relationships with yourself and others. We are releasing these for Trans Day of Visibility,...

How to organise community events

How to organise community events

Learn how to organise community events, with advice from queer, transgender, and rainbow activists. This is your 101 guide.Scroll down to read the post, or use our PDF version. PDF - read online or download ...

Transgender and intersex NZ

Transgender and intersex NZ

This page is about our online peer-to-peer infoshare group, Transgender and intersex NZ.If you would like to join the group, please read the rules booklet first, then click the button to go to the group and answer the joining questions. PDF - read online or download...

Thank you to our sponsors

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Te Puna Aonui logo
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