Turquoise tour

Turquoise tourJoin us on this 90-minute walk tour of inner city Wellington, New Zealand.  Most of the walk is on the flat using accessible public footpaths.

Learn about:

  • Activism and homosexual law reform
  • Homosexuality being used as a political weapon
  • LGBTI rainbow personalities and artists
  • Early social meeting places

Next tour:  (to be confirmed)

Starts: Outside of the City Gallery in Civic Square

Ends: Midland Park on Lambton Quay

Duration: 90 minutes

Cost / Bookings: free – no need to book. Just turn up, but please check the Facebook page for weather related cancellations.

Areas covered: Civic Square, Lower Cuba Street, Dixon Street, Willis Street, Lambton Quay and Midland Park.

Features: Alfies, Alison Laurie, Carmen Rupe, Caspers, Charlotte Bronte, Colin Moyle, David Hindley, Destiny Church, Dorian Society, Effie Pollen, Eugenia Falleni, Fran Wilde, Gay Association of Professionals (GAP), Georgina Beyer, Intersex Society of New Zealand, Katherine Mansfield, Le Balcon/The Balcony. Lesbian and Gay Rights Resource Centre, Maata Mahupuku, Mary Taylor, Mani Bruce Mitchell, Michael Fowler, Neil Costelloe, Norman Jones, Pink Triangle Collective, Robert Gant, Royal Oak Hotel, Sun Sauna, Te Aro Park, Ursula Bethell and the Wellington Town Hall.

Previous tour dates: 4 March 2017, 11 March 2017, 18 March 2017, 7 May 2017, 6 August 2017, 5 November 2017, 4 February 2018, 25 February 2018, 1 April 2018, 1 July 2018, 7 October 2018.

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