Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel
Te Rōpū Kaitohutohu Take Hapori Iwi Takatāpui
The role of the Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel
The demographic advisory panels have finished their term with the council.
Recruitment for the 2019-2022 term is currently under way. Applications have now closed and more information will be available shortly.
The Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel offers advice based on their experiences living as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer (LGBTIQ+) people, to help us improve outcomes for this community.
- identify the issues that are important to the rainbow community
- provide advice on our regional strategies, policies and plans
- help us effectively engage with the rainbow community.
Meetings of the panel
The Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel holds three scheduled meetings and up to seven meetings with staff each year.
Scheduled meetings are open to the public.
For dates, agendas and minutes, see
agendas and minutes.
Get in touch with the panel
To attend or present at a meeting of the Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel, or find more information, email
Demographic advisory panels terms of reference