Story: Hōkakatanga – Māori sexualities

Toa Takatāpui poster

Toa Takatāpui poster

This poster was developed by the New Zealand Aids Foundation’s Hauora Takatāpui team as part of their work to prevent the spread of HIV within New Zealand. It also aimed to illustrate that takatāpui, Māori people who are gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual and intersexual, have a place within Māori culture.

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Clive Aspin, 'Hōkakatanga – Māori sexualities - Sexual diversity in contemporary Māori society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 December 2022)

Story by Clive Aspin, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 Jan 2019