Kim Hill RNZ: Celebrating trans experiences: Rurangi director Max Currie

Kim Hill RNZ: Celebrating trans experiences: Rurangi director Max Currie

Kim Hill, Radio NZ, interviews Max Currie about the new series Rūrangi. In the new series Rūrangi, gender-diverse New Zealanders get an opportunity to tell their own story – with resources – for the first time, says director Max Currie. Over half of Rūrangi’s cast and crew identify as gender-diverse – an umbrella term that […]

bMovies w/ Max Currie – Rūrangi

bMovies w/ Max Currie – Rūrangi

95bFM at the bMovies interview Max Currie. Max is the director of Rūrangi, a forthcoming web-series which is having its premiere as part of this year’s NZIFF. Max popped into the 95BFM studio to chat about the show which follows the story of young trans activist Caz as he returns to his small rural hometown […]

Vodafone: How they renewed their Rainbow Tick

Vodafone: How they renewed their Rainbow Tick

Read how Vodafone NZ engaged with their Rainbow Whānau to renew their Rainbow Tick. Chris Kolston, Vodafone’s Rainbow Whānau Lead, said this year was all about “continuous support”. “For our recertification, we completed an internal audit on our policies and processes which included engaging self-identifying focus groups for the Rainbow Tick to gauge our support […]

Stuff: David Hartnell on a life watching Hollywood

Stuff: David Hartnell on a life watching Hollywood

Pop over to Stuff and read the interesting interview with David Hartnell. A little black book of every A-list contact you could ever possibly want can be found in David Hartnell’s home office. A good 56 years since he first started writing tattle for the tabloids, every week the veteran gossip columnist continues to churn […]

Sweat with Pride – August 2020

It’s outrageous that, in 2020 in Aotearoa, our LGBTQI+ communities have worse health outcomes than their straight peers. Stigma and discrimination lead to higher rates of mental health issues and even suicide. And then there are the physical illnesses – STIs like syphilis and HIV are disproportionately affecting our community. Our gay and bi guys […]

Two to the Power of Five: The Power of Queer Words – 24 to 26 July 2020

Two to the Power of Five: The Power of Queer Words – 24 to 26 July 2020

Aotearoa’s only LGBTQI+ literary festival, Same Same but Different, is excited to announce a special online winter talk series later this month. From July 24-26th, Two to the Power of Five: The Power of Queer Words pairs up fascinating queer writers for five fantastic online conversations. The sessions are all free and being held thanks […]

Vodafone NZ proud to be recertified with Rainbow Tick

Vodafone NZ proud to be recertified with Rainbow Tick

Vodafone New Zealand is proud to have been recertified with the Rainbow Tick for another year. This is the organisation’s third year with the certification. The Rainbow Tick is awarded to organisations that successfully demonstrate it is supportive, inclusive and encouraging of the rainbow community. Chris Kolston, Vodafone’s Rainbow Whānau Lead, says, “This year was […]

Auckland Pride Announce Fundraiser For Aotearoa’s BIPOC Queer And Trans Community

Auckland Pride Announce Fundraiser For Aotearoa’s BIPOC Queer And Trans Community

Auckland Pride has released a fundraising campaign, Where It Matters, to support queer and trans creatives responding to the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on the arts industry. Auckland Pride is putting its support where it matters, and supporting initiatives so that queer and trans BIPOC (black, indigenous, and all people of colour) communities in […]


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