• Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in New Zealand

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Current status
(since 1986)
Legal
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Same-sex marriage in New Zealand

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Current status
(since Aug 19, 2013)
Legal
Added by vincent  ·  23 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Apr 26, 2005–Aug 18, 2013
Civil unions
Added by vincent  ·  12 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Right to change legal gender in New Zealand

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Current status
(since Jun 1, 2008)
Legal, but requires surgery
Added by drew  ·  5 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in New Zealand

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Current status
(since Aug 19, 2013)
Legal
Only for married couples and individuals. Banned still for any couples who are unmarried or in a civil union.
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LGBT discrimination in New Zealand

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Current status
(since Feb 1, 1994)
Illegal
Added by vincent  ·  12 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in New Zealand

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Current status
(since Feb 1, 1994)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
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LGBT employment discrimination in New Zealand

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Current status
(since Feb 1, 1994)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
NZ Bill of Rights forbids discrimination in relation to employment and religious grounds, in conjunction with the Human Rights Act 1993 which applies everywhere.
Sources:
Bill of Rights: legislation.govt.nz/act/pub…

Human Rights Act 1993 (See Part 2): legislation.govt.nz/act/pub…
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in New Zealand

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Current status
(since Feb 1, 1994)
Legal
Added by Alex  ·  5 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in New Zealand

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Current status
Equal
Added by Alex  ·  6 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in New Zealand

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2014)
Banned (1-year deferral)
After a review, the 5 years deferral was reduced to 12 months deferral.
Added by vviet93  ·  4 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Mar 1, 2009–Jan 1, 2014
Banned (5-year deferral)
No specific date in March. NZBS lists March 2009 on the linked page. NZBS performed a review in 2013 and results are expected to be public shortly.
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Conversion therapy in New Zealand

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2013)
Not banned
No
Sources:
No
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