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 […]

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 […]


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