Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events

This calendar below shows some of the regular and occasional LGBTI Sports and Recreation events that take place in Wellington.

These are events that we’ve been notified about – please check with the relevant club to be absolutely sure of an event.

[Changes and corrections from member clubs should be emailed to or better still, make a google calendar, set it to public, and let us know the name of the gmail account it comes under.   We can then have a direct feed from the club calendar onto this one.]

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Past Events

  • Tāwhiritia ngā ahi –  Restoke the Fires: Rainbow Human Rights and Health
    11-12 March 2016
    During 2016, remember the beacon, the energy, the bravery and the determination exhibited by those who pursued Homosexual Law Reform in the decades-long lead-up to the successful 1986 legislation.  ILGA Oceania is hosting a conference on Human Rights and Health as a special event for the 30th Anniversary of Homosexual Law Reform.
  • Proud to Play NZ
    13-20 February 2016, Auckland
    One of the main reasons we set up Rainbow Team Wellington: our chance to come together and travel to Auckland to be part of the Proud to Play NZ event (which is replacing the Outgames).  [The Human Rights Conference that was planned will now take place in Wellington in March 2016.]Events that have been announced so far:
    Ocean Swim: Sat 13 Feb
    Road run: Sun 14 Feb
    Bridge: Mon 15 Feb
    Ten pin bowling: Mon 15 Feb
    Swimming: Mon 15-Tue 16 Feb
    Golf: Thu 18-Fri 19 Feb
    Touch: Thu 18 Feb
    And also note the Big Gay Out is on Sunday 14 Feb
  • Rainbow Team Wellington Launch Event
    14 August 2015, The Fringe Bar, Allen St, Wellington, 5.30-7.30pm
    All clubs, members, supporters and friends are welcome to come and hear our plans.Clubs are especially encouraged to bring any promotional material they have, to publicise themselves to the community.   Here is the Facebook event page.