Below you will find specific resources that centre takatāpui voices. Don't forget to check out Dr. Elizabeth Kerekere's author page for more resources featuring or created by her.
This short documentary utilises English and Te Reo Māori to tell an intensely personal story of a courageous wahine (woman) fighting to be heard.
ft. Kassie Hartendorp
The I'm Local Project contains a region-by-region directory of rainbow groups around Aotearoa. It also provides helpful information and a place to order free resources for you, your whānau or your organisation.
You, Me, Us is a print and web resource about takatāpui and rainbow communities having healthy relationships with each other, and what to do when things go wrong.
A guide for parents and families of young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, gender diverse or who are questioning their sexuality or gender identity.
TRUTH is a national trans and gender nonconforming youth storytelling campaign that aims to build empathy, understanding, and a movement for youth to share their stories in their own words and in their own way.
Gender Minorities Aotearoa is an organisation for transgender, takataapui, intersex, and other gender minorities. We are cross cultural, and led by peers.
We run a national database of trans-friendly healthcare providers, community support groups, and other services. We also host an up to date database of useful information resources for trans, takataapui, and intersex folks and their partners, whanau, health care providers, and wider communities.
An Auckland based group for parents of queer or gender diverse young people that meets regularly.
Holding Our Own aims to support parents and whānau through the difficulties that often arise through the “coming out” process. Navigating these difficulties together by creating awareness, acceptance, validation, support, safe homes that aids in developing stronger family bonds resulting in better supported and better equipped parents.
ITANZ is a New Zealand registered charitable trust and provides information, education and training for organisations and professionals who provide services to intersex people and their families.
InsideOUT works to make Aotearoa a safer place for young people of minority genders and sexualities
Confidential and self-affirming LGBTIQ+ telephone support and face-to-face counselling.
Free phone: 0800 688 5463
Youthline works with young people, their families and those supporting young people. Our organisations are made up of volunteer and paid staff members - and we have centres based across the country.
If you, or someone you know, may be thinking about suicide, call the Suicide Crisis Helpline - 0508 TAUTOKO (0508 82 88 65) for support. The line is available 24/7.