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 […]

Auckland Pride AGM – 30 July 2018

Auckland Pride AGM – 30 July 2018

The Annual General Meeting of Auckland Pride Festival Incorporated will be held at 6pm on Monday 30 July 2018 at Studio One Toi Tū, 1 Ponsonby Road, Auckland. The Board of Auckland Pride invites all members of our communities to attend the AGM. At an AGM you can expect: • Reports from the Chair, Treasurer […]

Auckland Pride Festival – 1 to 17 February 2019

Auckland Pride Festival – 1 to 17 February 2019

Major Dates for the 2019 Auckland Pride Festival have been announced. The 2019 Auckland Pride Festival will run from Friday 1 to Sunday 17 February, featuring the Ending HIV Big Gay Out on Sunday 10 February, followed by the Auckland Pride Parade and Party on Saturday 16 February. Mark your calendars now Website: aucklandpride.org.nz Facebook: […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gender Affirmation policy introduced for staff and students

Gender Affirmation policy introduced for staff and students

Unitec Gender Affirmation Policy first of its kind among tertiary providers in recognition of both staff and students who undertake a gender affirmation process while they are working or studying. The policy aims to support people as they go through the social and medical processes needed to match their gender identity, and covers such elements […]

Police launch one-of-a-kind Rainbow police car for Pride Parade

Police launch one-of-a-kind Rainbow police car for Pride Parade

New Zealand Police have launched a specially designed one-of-a-kind Rainbow police car for this year’s Pride Parade and the associated Pride festival week events. The Rainbow car has been created to mark NZ Police’s commitment to diversity and to acknowledge the important relationship between Police and New Zealand’s Rainbow community. Police Commissioner Mike Bush says […]

LATE 2018: Explicit Inclusion Identity – 14 February 2018

LATE 2018: Explicit Inclusion Identity – 14 February 2018

“I am a transsexual. My achievement in local government [was] historic internationally as the world’s first transsexual to have been elected as a mayor.” Georgina Beyer uttered these words as part of her valedictory speech in Parliament more than ten years ago, recognising not just her own milestones but those who had paved the way […]

International Stars Headline New Zealand’s Biggest Queer Party – 17 February 2018

International Stars Headline New Zealand’s Biggest Queer Party – 17 February 2018

Auckland Pride’s official closing celebration is Aotearoa New Zealand’s biggest LGBTIQ+ party! For the very first time, PROUD is taking over all levels of the state-of-the-art, multi-room Q Theatre venue – including a purpose-built outdoor courtyard and party entrance in the Lower Greys Avenue car park. Featuring in-demand international DJ Dan Slater, original NYC rapper […]


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