Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender

Community groups, support and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex students.

LGBTI support at the University of Auckland

The University offers a range of initiatives aimed at providing support for LGBTI students. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) students and staff.

UniQ Auckland

The University’s club for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, takataapui, fa'afafine, and queer students. UniQ Auckland focuses mainly on regular events where queer students can socialise together and make new friends. They also get involved in working towards equality for queer students by talking to the university and getting involved in the occasional political campaign.

To find out more, email

Rainbow Youth

An Auckland-based organisation providing support, contact, information, advocacy and education for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, takataapui and fa'afafine young people and their families/whanau. They provide support in the form of youth groups and a wide network of professional support, advocacy and resources.

Visit the Rainbow Youth website.


Phone counselling for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, curious or questioning individuals (formerly Gayline/Lesbianline)

Phone: 0800 OUTLINE (0800 688 5463) or 309 3268
Opening hours: Weekdays 10am-9pm, weekends and holidays 6-9pm

Visit the OUTLine NZ website.

The Low Down

The Low Down is part of New Zealand's National Depression Initiative. It has personal stories, advice and guidance and a team you can contact 24/7 by text and email.

Phone: 0800 111 757
Text: 5626

Visit The Low Down website.