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Winter Pride 2020 Registration Of Interest

Winter Pride 2020 Registration Of Interest

Winter Pride 2020 registration of interest for enabling passes are now available. Winter Pride 2020 will be held from Friday 28th August until Sunday 6th of September in Queenstown, New Zealand, under Alert Level 2 guidelines (outlined in the registration form). This means at this stage it is a DOMESTIC ONLY FESTIVAL! With limited capacity […]

Winter Pride – 28 August to 6 September 2020

Winter Pride – 28 August to 6 September 2020

Some exciting news today from Queenstown. Winter Pride 2020 will now proceed on 28 August to 6 September 2020 Exclusive Enabling Passes registration coming very soon on Winter Pride Facebook page. Check out our latest video updates on Facebook for all the details. Check out Winter Pride NZ facebook for more details.

Winter Pride Needs your help: Sign the petition and share

Winter Pride Needs your help: Sign the petition and share

Winter Pride today  have launched a petition to Tourism New Zealand to Show us the Rainbow and ‘re-imagine’ tourism in NZ! Why? New Zealand is arguably asleep at the wheel on what could be one of the biggest Tourism recovery opportunities in front of us – Rainbow (LGBT+) Tourism. Winter Pride is one of the […]

LGBT Support during Covid-19 Lockdown

LGBT Support during Covid-19 Lockdown

With the current Covid-19 lockdown many LGBT members are now in lockdown with their family or maybe with limited support as they are living alone or many variations between. Check the RNZ story online for more details If you are seeking support there are a number of support agencies working online or via phone including: […]

NZAF: Casual sex on hold during COVID-19 lockdown

NZAF: Casual sex on hold during COVID-19 lockdown

As the country moves to alert level 4, NZAF warns against breaking the requirements of the lockdown to engage in casual or anonymous sex. “The lockdown is in place to keep transmissions of COVID-19 as low as possible and to protect vulnerable members of our communities,” says NZAF CEO Dr Jason Myers. “People should not […]

Outline: Coronavirus (Covid-19) and Our Services

Outline: Coronavirus (Covid-19) and Our Services

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement about the raised alert level due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our staff and volunteers will be working from home until the alert level is decreased. The safety and wellbeing of our staff and volunteers is of the utmost importance to us and we are checking in with them to make […]

Cook Island’s First Ever Pride Day Postponed Indefinitely

Cook Island’s First Ever Pride Day Postponed Indefinitely

This month’s Cook Islands Pride Day will not go ahead as a precautionary measure to manage the risk of coronavirus transmission. While there are no cases of COVID-19 in the Cook Islands, organisers of the event have made a decision to put their plans on hold indefinitely. “I’m sure people will understand the reasons for […]

RNZ: Strong Pacific voice at pride march

An estimated 7000 people took part in the Auckland pride march on Saturday 8th Feb including a strong Pacific presence. Now called OurMarch, the event focussed on inequities still experienced in the rainbow community around New Zealand and the Pacific. Read the full story on RNZ

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 […]

RNZ Mediawatch: Reporting the rainbow while raining on its parade

RNZ Mediawatch: Reporting the rainbow while raining on its parade

Mediawatch takes a look at the pride and prejudice on display in some of the coverage of the LGBTQ community since the announcement that the police had been banned from wearing their uniforms in next year’s Auckland Pride Parade. Mediawatch compares the media coverage of a similar decision in Toronto in 2017 Listen the podcast […]


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