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Auckland Pride Decision Supported at SGM

The Auckland Pride Board survived a no-confidence vote at the Thursday SGM by 52 votes (325 against, 273 for). The result means the board remains, however, highlights the major divisions which remain. One the positives of this discussion is the visibility of issues been faced by marginalised groups in Rainbow Communities has increased. Now the […]

Rainbow Inclusive Workplaces presented by The Rainbow Tick – 6 September 2018

Rainbow Inclusive Workplaces presented by The Rainbow Tick – 6 September 2018

During this year’s Winter Pride festival in Queenstown the Pride Pledge in partnership with the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce are delighted to invite The Rainbow Tick to facilitate our first public Rainbow Inclusive Workplaces workshop. Michael Stevens – Programme Director at The Rainbow Tick and one of New Zealand’s leading LGBTTQI+ experts will help businesses, […]

Vodafone launches multi-country programme to help attract and support LGBT+ talent

Vodafone launches multi-country programme to help attract and support LGBT+ talent

Vodafone is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment where everyone is respected with the development of a new programme following the results of an independently run survey. Vodafone commissioned international research company Out Now to survey 3,000 LGBT+ youth across 15 countries and multiple industries with enlightening results. Vodafone New Zealand worked […]

Pride Pledge – Queenstown

Pride Pledge – Queenstown

The pride pledge is an initiative which aims to raise visibility for safe space in our communities. The focus is to raise awareness of the values of safety, inclusiveness, and health for all LGBTTQ+ (rainbow) people. All people can participate in this: whether you are a rainbow person or not, as we all can make […]

New Zealand LGBTI Awards Organisers Respond to Community Concerns

New Zealand LGBTI Awards Organisers Respond to Community Concerns

New Zealand LGBTI Awards organisers have responded to the controversy around their award night. We have heard elements of the LGBTI community loud and clear. The perception that there is a lack of (cont) https://t.co/0vvXB8ojRt — New Zealand LGBTI Awards (@lgbti_nz) July 4, 2018 We have heard elements of the LGBTI community loud and clear. […]

Concerns Over LGBTI Awards

Concerns Over LGBTI Awards

The New Zealand LGBTI Awards was planned to be a awards night to celebrate the rainbow community. Now questions are been raised about the organisation of this event. Stuff reported that Nine LGBTI organisations have sent a letter to event organisers expressing concern about their sudden arrival in New Zealand and pitch for hard-fought corporate […]

LGBT+ in STEM NZ

LGBT+ in STEM NZ

The STEM industries (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) often still face the difficulties of improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace. This is especially difficult when it comes to the LGBT+ community as they are often overlooked, partly due to the fact that sexuality and gender identity are hidden characteristics writes Callum Smith on LinkedIn. […]

Rainbow Tick for IAG a first for general insurance

Rainbow Tick for IAG a first for general insurance

IAG New Zealand has become the first general insurer in Aotearoa to be certified with the Rainbow Tick. The Rainbow Tick is a programme designed to ensure an organisation is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place for people of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity. The certification was awarded to IAG at a ceremony this […]

Richard Todd To Leave Express

Richard Todd To Leave Express

After 27 years Richard Todd is leaving Express at the end of June. Starting back in 1991 as part of the team (with Jay Bennie who then left in 2001 to found gaynz.com) behind Man to Man which then became Express Todd is now finally stepping aside with a new team taking over Express publication. […]

Same Love Gifts – For Unique & Personalised Gifts For Same Sex Couples

Same Love Gifts – For Unique & Personalised Gifts For Same Sex Couples

Same Love Gifts is a brand new New Zealand online shop which is about recognising the union of gay couples by providing equality across the marketplace for a range of wedding, engagement & personalised gifts options for same-sex partners and their friends and families. Sarah & Sue are the couple behind this new venture so […]


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