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Bars and Nightclubs

Alexandra:  Blues Lounge
GLBT friendly Lounge Bar & Restaurant in Alexandra, Central Otago.
Open for coffee, drinks, cocktails & evening dining. Musical theme & vinyl jukebox.
Open afternoon & evening, from 2.30pm, Tuesday to Saturday.
49 Centennial Avenue, Alexandra. Phone: 03 448 5959
Email: Click Here

Saunas and Cruise Clubs

Bodyworks is a safe sex on site/manspace for men wanting to meet and associate freely with other men.
127 Lower Stuart St, Dunedin. Ph: 03 477-8228
Open 7 days. Email: Bodyworks

Support Organisations and Social Groups

Christian Queer Fellowship Otepoti
Our group is a ministry of the Anglican Parish of North Dunedin. The Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia has recently declared:
"Over many years our Church has become increasingly aware of the pain of the LGBT community. All too often our Church has been complicit in homophobic thinking and actions of society, and has failed to speak out against hatred and violence against those with same-gender attraction. We apologise unreservedly and commit ourselves to reconciliation and prophetic witness."
We provide a safe place for LGBTIQ people who wish to explore and deepen their Christian faith, knowing that God loves us beyond our wildest imagination. Come and join us for Bible study, discussion, prayer or just chat! We are meeting in the St Martin's Anglican Church lounge (entrance on ground floor) on Tuesdays at 7PM. Address: 194 North Road, North East Valley, Dunedin 9010 Website:

Lemon Briefcase
Dunedin and Southern Gay and Lesbian professionals and business network and social drinks.
Lemon briefcase is about creating opportunities for you to network and make friends in a friendly after work environment. Monthly network meetings the last Wednesday of each month at Nectar Cafe, 286 Princes Street, Dunedin from 5.30 to 7.30pm.
$10.00 cover charge for nibbles.
Email: Lemon Briefcase

Queer Support @ the OUSA Student Support Centre
The OUSA Student Support Centre has a huge selection of Queer DVDs as well as videos/books/mags available for free hire! (Non-students welcome)

For Tertiary Students we also offer:

Prospective Student at Otago University? Get a heads up on queer n'queer friendly Dunedin.

Address: 5 Ethel Benjamin Place (behind Clubs and Socs Building)
Phone: 03 479 5445

Glenaven Methodist Church
Chambers St, NEV.
A "reconciling congregation" which affirms and includes men & women, young & old, gay & straight, people from different cultures & social backgrounds.
Services are on Sundays at 11am preceded by morning tea at 10:40am.

The L Club
An informal social group for lesbians over 45.
We meet on the third Thursday of the month from 5.30pm at The Black Dog Bar and Cafe on Princes St.
This is an opportunity to meet and chat, eat and/or drink.
Phone Orma on 478-0560 for further information

Rainbow Families
Meets on the first Saturday of the month for different activities.
Contact Barb on Rainbow Families or Phone: 453-1108 for more details.

UniQ Otago - your queer tertiary students network
For queer and queer students @ university/polytech and private training intuitions in Dunedin. Join uniQ by signing up on the uniQ mailing list. This is the latest and greatest what's on guide for Dunedin (non-students welcome to join).
UniQ also runs:
Email: UniQ Otago

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