Less than 3 weeks until Winter Pride gets underway in Queenstown – 28 August to 6 September

Less than 3 weeks until Winter Pride gets underway in Queenstown – 28 August to 6 September

It’s less than 3 weeks until Winter Pride kicks off on Friday 28th August in Queenstown and Winter Pride is looking forward to having people booked from every corner of New Zealand to attend! Naturally they’re sad that the Trans-Tasman bubble won’t be open. We are thinking of everyone in Australia right now and we […]

Rainbow Tourism Petition Closed

Rainbow Tourism Petition Closed

Pride Pledge has closed the petition and sent a massive thank you to everyone who has signed and shared this important petition. Today they will be sending the petition along with their recommendations to Labour MPS Louisa Wall, and Tamati Coffee. They will then have this endorsed by Labour’s Rainbow Committee and provide the endorsed […]

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.

Domestic Winter Pride Planned

Domestic Winter Pride Planned

Today Winder Pride are excited to announce that under the Alert Level 2 restrictions a domestic only Winter Pride festival is possible and they  have started to think about what that can look like. NOTE, we are NOT at Alert Level 2 yet, but remain optimistic for a move within the coming weeks. The dates […]

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 […]

Winter Pride ’18 – ASB Pride in the Park – Queenstown – 7 September 2018

Winter Pride ’18 – ASB Pride in the Park – Queenstown – 7 September 2018

On 7 September 2018 the first ever free Public Pride in the Park event in Queenstown. Proudly supported by foundation sponsor ASB Bank with additional support from Queenstown Lakes District Council in conjunction the Pride Pledge. This event is going to be spectacular. Join Winter Pride from 12 noon till 8pm for an amazing pride […]

Rainbow Inclusive Workplaces presented by The Rainbow Tick – 6 September 2018

Rainbow Inclusive Workplaces presented by The Rainbow Tick – 6 September 2018

During this year’s Winter Pride festival in Queenstown the Pride Pledge in partnership with the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce are delighted to invite The Rainbow Tick to facilitate our first public Rainbow Inclusive Workplaces workshop. Michael Stevens – Programme Director at The Rainbow Tick and one of New Zealand’s leading LGBTTQI+ experts will help businesses, […]

Pride Pledge – Queenstown

Pride Pledge – Queenstown

The pride pledge is an initiative which aims to raise visibility for safe space in our communities. The focus is to raise awareness of the values of safety, inclusiveness, and health for all LGBTTQ+ (rainbow) people. All people can participate in this: whether you are a rainbow person or not, as we all can make […]

Queenstown Rainbow Crossing

Queenstown Rainbow Crossing

The Queenstown Rainbow Crossing has officially opened ahead of Winter Pride in September. The Otago Daily Times reported on the opening noting it was the first crossing in New Zealand just beating out the planned crossing in Wellington. Reporting from ODT notes that last night Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult officially opened Beach St’s new […]


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