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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 […]

Wiping Historical Homosexual Convictions – Application Details

Wiping Historical Homosexual Convictions – Application Details

While consensual sex between men aged 16 and over has been legal in New Zealand since 1986, men with historical homosexual convictions can face ongoing stigma and prejudice. The Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Act 2018 came into force on 10 April 2018. It sets up a scheme to expunge (wipe) […]

Auckland Pride Festival – Post Pride Survey 2018

Auckland Pride Festival – Post Pride Survey 2018

Auckland Pride are seeking your feedback on the 2018 Pride Festival. If you attended any events please take a few minutes to answer some questions about your experience. Please click here to open the post-Pride survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Y6JCLQX All survey participants will be entered into a draw to win an Auckland Pride prize pack – including […]

Stuff: Father’s moving tribute to murdered Zena Campbell

Stuff: Father’s moving tribute to murdered Zena Campbell

Chris Campbell, the father of Zena Campbell, thanked the crowd and gave a moving tribute to his daughter at the vigil at Civic Square on Tuesday night reported Stuff. About 100 people attended Tuesday’s vigil for Zena. The event opened with a karakia by takatāpui group Tīwhanawhana. A moment of silence was observed for Zena, […]

Z Energy is now Rainbow Tick Certified

Z Energy is now Rainbow Tick Certified

Rainbow Tick are very happy to announce that Z Energy is now Rainbow Tick certified. More from Facebook and Twitter below: Pretty proud working at @zenergynz, as we were awarded the @rainbowtick1 today – reflecting our commitment of inclusiveness with #rainbow community. Shame that there are only 34 organisations that have it though! Hopefully many […]

Can Pākehā authors write Māori characters? Should they?

Can Pākehā authors write Māori characters? Should they?

Brendaniel Weir writes in the Spinoff about his novel – Tane’s War – a story of a gay affair between Pākehā and Māori lovers. In the process he explores Brendaniel Weir asks the questions can Pākehā authors write Māori characters? And should they? Wier explains at age 16 his first love was a Māori man. […]

RainbowYOUTH Seeks New Support Manager

RainbowYOUTH Seeks New Support Manager

Morgan Butler, a leader in the youth development sector, particularly for intersex, queer and gender diverse youth, is moving on from RainbowYOUTH after three years. Morgan has been with RainbowYOUTH for three years, after starting out as an intern at a time when RainbowYOUTH was much smaller. Over that time, Morgan has built the support […]

Justice Committee: Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill

Justice Committee: Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill

The Justice Committee has reported on the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill & Petition 2014/69 of Wiremu Demchick and 2,111 others. Compensation was noted as a point of difference from submissions received. The Justice Committee recommended that no compensation be paid as per Section 22 of the bill with the […]


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