Auckland Pride Team

The Auckland Pride Festival Team is led by Co-Directors, Julia Croft (Pākeha) and Hāmiora Bailey (Ngāti Porou Ki Harataunga, Ngāti Huarere). They share responsibility for the delivery of the annual Festival, as well as the financial and operational leadership of the organisation.

They joined by Creative Director Nathan Joe who leads Auckland Pride’s creative vision, provides creative direction for our major events, along with realising our vision of becoming the home for queer arts in Tāmaki Makaurau.

For the 2024 festival they are joined by Izzy Robinson (Arts Producer), Amanda Wilson (Event Producer) and Evelyn Hammock (Festival Coordinator) to deliver the full festival.

From 2018-2023 Max Tweedie was the Executive Director of Auckland Pride. For the 2023 Festival he was joined by Hāmiora Bailey and Alex Marris as Kaiwhakahaere Takatāpui and Producer respectively, for the delivery of Te Tīmatanga and Auckland Pride's Major Events, supported by Production Manager Tommy Jiang. Rosemary Peppermint also joined the team to coordinate the Festival and Proud Centres Programmes.

Contact the team:

Julia Croft (she/her) Co- Director.

Email: [email protected]

Hāmiora Bailey (he/they) Co- Director.

Email: [email protected]

Nathan Joe (he/him) Creative Director

Email: [email protected]

or email : [email protected]