Politics

Christchurch Council to Fly Pride Flag – 15 to 25 March 2018

Christchurch Council to Fly Pride Flag – 15 to 25 March 2018

Members of the Christchurch Pride Committee came to council this morning to present what activities and events that will be taking place over Pride Week 15th – 25th March 2018 The committee asked for the Pride Flag to be flown over the time and we have agreed to do that. Website: chchpride.co.nz

Christchurch Pride – Inclusion of Sex on Site Venue

Christchurch Pride – Inclusion of Sex on Site Venue

Christchurch Pride have confirmed that some people find the inclusion of a sex on site venue during pride week as an issue. They have put a post on facebook to explain this inclusion which has prompted some interesting discussion on the issues of sexuality and gender. Their post is below and the comments on it […]

Rainbow organisations question government election promises

Rainbow organisations question government election promises

Nine of New Zealand’s leading rainbow organisations have written to various ministers of the new government about the campaign promises made to the rainbow community, asking to see action and prioritisation of rainbow community issues. After an election campaign which featured many historic commitments, rainbow organisations around the country have sent letters to Minister of […]

Talk with Mayor Phil Goff – creating a Rainbow-friendly Auckland – 12 March 2018

Talk with Mayor Phil Goff – creating a Rainbow-friendly Auckland – 12 March 2018

The Auckland Council Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel warmly invites you to join them to have your say on how to create a Rainbow-friendly Auckland for the next 10 years. Share your experiences, views and insights with Mayor Phil Goff to help inform the 10-year Budget and Auckland Plan 2050. Kai provided. Please email Sonja with […]

Jacinda Adern to walk in the Auckland Pride Parade

Jacinda Adern to walk in the Auckland Pride Parade

Jacinda Ardern will cut the last rainbow ribbon to start the Auckland Pride Parade tonight. Adern then will join the parade walking with the Labour Party. In the process she will make history as the 1st New Zealand Prime Minister to walk in the Auckland Pride Parade. Ardern was reported in the NZ Herald as […]

PrideNZ.com: Chechnya Vigil

PrideNZ.com: Chechnya Vigil

PrideNZ.com has uploaded the audio from the Chechnya Vigil held outside the Russian embassy in Wellington. The candlelight vigil was organised to show solidarity with the people who have reportedly been rounded up in Chechnya because of their gay or bisexual orientation (or perceived sexual orientation) and then detained in concentration-like prisons. Some of these […]

Candlelight Vigil for Chechnya Injustice – 18th April 2017

Candlelight Vigil for Chechnya Injustice – 18th April 2017

Join us for a candlelight vigil to show support and solidarity for those affected by the atrocities in Chechnya, and to urge our government to take action. We are standing for LGBTQIA+ rights worldwide, we want humans everywhere to be safe and respected and are calling for further investigation and awareness for the cause. Wellington […]


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