Advisory panels

Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel

The Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel provides knowledge on issues that are important to Auckland's gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI) and Takatāpui, or Rainbow communities, in relation to the council's regional strategies, policies, plans and bylaws.

The panel also advises the council on how to engage effectively with rainbox communities.

You can find out more information in the demographic panel Terms of Reference:

Demographic Panel Terms of Reference (PDF 97KB)


  • Julie Radford-Poupard (co-chair)
  • John Kingi (co-chair)
  • Aram Wu
  • Moira Clunie
  • Mark Fisher
  • Lexie Matheson
  • Julie Watson
  • Diana Rands
  • Bruce Kilmister
  • Audrey Hutcheson
  • Dave Hati
  • Councillor Richard Hills (Liaison Councillor)
  • Councillor Cathy Casey (Chief Liaison Councillor)


The Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel holds three scheduled meetings and up to seven workshops each year. 

Scheduled meetings are open to the public.

For dates, agendas and minutes, see agendas and minutes.

Get in touch

To attend or present at a meeting of the Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel, or find more information, contact us.

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