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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Schools PRIDE Week 2020 – 24-28 August 2020

InsideOUT is planning a National Schools PRIDE Week in 2020! This will be an opportunity for schools to celebrate and support their rainbow communities, in whatever way works best for their school. Unfortunately due to Covid-19 the campaign has been postponed from June to August, however expect Pride week to run in June in future […]

NZ Pride Festivals Join Sensational International Line-Up For Global Pride – 27 to 28 June 2020

NZ Pride Festivals Join Sensational International Line-Up For Global Pride – 27 to 28 June 2020

Three Pride Festivals from around Aotearoa will celebrate with their international partners on Saturday 27 June as Auckland Pride, Wellington International Pride Parade, and Winter Pride Queenstown join Global Pride – an ambitious online event curated by Pride organisations after the COVID19 pandemic caused the cancellation or postponement of hundreds of Pride events worldwide. Hosted […]

Viral Facebook post targets NZ AIDS Foundation call centre

Viral Facebook post targets NZ AIDS Foundation call centre

A Facebook post that promises a $10 phone credit is causing havoc for the New Zealand AIDS Foundation. The post, which encourages users to call an 0800 number to receive the credit, has resulted in hundreds of calls to an NZAF helpline over the past 24 hours – creating extra work for staff, and blocking […]


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