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Rainbow Pride Auckland Parade in Doubt After Funding Application Fails

Auckland looks set to miss out on its second pride parade in as many years after a funding application to the local tourism body...
Troye Sivan - Bloom Tour (Photo - Heidi Slimane)

Troye Sivan Will Support LGBTIQ and Mental Health Charities Through Bloom...

Australia's Troye Sivan has announced he will donate $1 from every ticket sold at his upcoming Australia and New Zealand Bloom tour dates to...
Wellington pride parade

Wellington International Pride Events Cancelled

Organisers of Wellington Pride have confirmed that Out in the Park, Pride Hīkoi and the International Pride Parade will not proceed this weekend in...
Nick Francis - 2019 Mr Gay New Zealand (Instagram)

An Open Letter From Mr. Gay New Zealand 2019: Nick Francis

Talofa, Kia ora, Malo e Lelei, First and foremost, I would love to thank my aiga/family and friends for their continuous support, love and words...
Aziz Al Sa'afin appearing on The AM Show on Tuesday morning (NewsHub) Attacker sentenced to home detention

“Fags, homos, you’re going to hell” – Journalist Violently Attacked on...

New Zealand Journalist and LGBTI Ambassador Aziz Al Sa'afin has revealed he was violently attacked in a homophobic assault walking along an Auckland road...
Mr Gay New Zealand 2019 Nick Francis

Nick Francis Wins Mr Gay New Zealand 2019

Nick Francis has won the 2019 Mr Gay New Zealand crown after a weekend of challenges and then the finale announcement on stage at...

Who’s Your Pick? Voting For Mr. Gay New Zealand 2019 Opens

It's official, the voting portal is now live, meaning that this is your chance to help select who will be chosen to represent New Zealand,...

Auckland Pride Parade To Continue As Board Appoints New Festival Coordinator

The 2019 Auckland Pride Parade is still scheduled to occur in February following a hui last night in which a number of ideas were...
Auckland Pride

Auckland Pride Board Survive No Confidence Vote As Police Uniform Ban...

The Auckland Pride Board has survived a "no confidence" motion at the Special Meeting held tonight at a church in Central Auckland. Hundreds of people...

Mr. Gay New Zealand 2019 Competition Open For Business

The search for the next Mr. Gay New Zealand has begun, with Kiwis being encouraged to step up and put their names forward for...