The Trust is delighted to announce a new partnership with the SKITTLES brand! The iconic confectionery has been celebrating the LGBTQI+ community and Pride month internationally since 2016, and we are thrilled to launch their first ever local initiative in New Zealand this year to support, celebrate and add visibility for the rainbow community! The
Incredible Rainbow talent recognised The Rainbow New Zealand Charitable Trust Board is in the difficult position of trying to award just ten scholarships to over fifty applicants. Now more than ever the need for financial support to be available to the young people of our community is incredibly important. Our current available scholarships are sponsored
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GiveOUT Gala 2022 video!

For those that missed out on the night

GiveOUT Day

Over $50,000 raised! “We believe passionately in equality for LGBTQIA+ people. We are equal human beings, we are equal citizens and we are… equal children of God.” Louisa Wall, GiveOUT Day Ambassador New Zealand’s first GiveOUT day was brought to you by the Rainbow New Zealand Charitable Trust. On October 19th 2022, Rainbow New Zealand
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AUT is blazing a trail in its support of young out and proud LGBTQI+ students. It was the first university in the country to employ a full-time rainbow support person, has a dedicated safe space – the Rainbow Room – on its City Campus, and a highly active rainbow student network, [email protected]  But AUT’s support
Damn it, Janet! The Rainbow New Zealand Charitable Trust has announced the 2021 Rainbow Celebration Gala guest of honour will be screen and stage legend, Richard O’Brien. O’Brien will speak at this not-to-be-missed fundraising event which has become a highlight of Aotearoa’s rainbow community calendar. It will take place at The Great Room at the
On November 7 The Rainbow New Zealand Charitable Trust put on The Rainbow Celebration Gala Fundraiser at The Wharf, a stunning venue with harbour views to die for… With some 200 guests attending we raised just over $33,000 from the Auction and Sponsorships of the event! This outcome was possible with the generous support of
It’s thanks to Gold Sponsors like the ANZ New Zealand that we are able to bring you our fabulous fundraiser, the Rainbow Celebration Gala. Our friends at ANZ and their active rainbow team there have been longtime supporters of the Trust, and with their help we are able to put 100% of profits from this star studded
Thanks to the support of our fantastic Bronze Sponsors like Aurecon we can bring you another stunning event the Rainbow New Zealand Charitable Trust has become known for. All profits from the event will go to helping the Trust do its important work within the community. You can help too by grabbing a ticket and coming
Not long to go until our Rainbow Celebration Gala! Thanks to GOLD sponsor Southern Cross Healthcare Insurance, we are able to bring you another glamorous fundraiser, raising money for the Trust so we can support the community, even in this topsy turvy year! Grab a ticket and come along for a night of glamour and
AUT – Auckland University of Technology has been a longtime supporter of the Trust and we are super pleased to have them on board as a Bronze sponsor for our Rainbow Celebration Gala this year. The Trust has been working alongside AUT to provide scholarships to students from across the Rainbow spectrum for many years
UBIQ bookshop is thrilled to support the Rainbow New Zealand Charitable Trust’s Scholarship programme and help the next generation of LGBTIQ+ role models and leaders to succeed in their dreams and ambitions at the University of Auckland and AUT. As part of UBIQ’s focus on empowering students, we are offering up to four Rainbow New