Turquoise tour

Join us on this 90-minute walk tour of inner city Wellington, New Zealand. 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:  Upcoming tour dates are listed here

Starts: Civic Centre (exact start location is given when you register)

Ends: Midland Park on Lambton Quay

Duration: 90 minutes

Cost / Bookings: the tour is free but you do need to register here

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

Accessibility information: We walk on flat, accessible public footpaths. Tours are limited to approximately 20 walkers.

Features: Alfies, Alison Laurie, Carmen Rupe, Caspers, Charlotte Bronte, Colin Moyle, David Hindley, Destiny Church, Dorian Society, Effie Pollen, 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, 10 March 2019, 2 June 2019, 1 September 2019, 1 December 2019, 1 March 2020 (NZSL interpreter), 5 July 2020.