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Media Release  |  21 November 2018
Auckland Pride Remains Committed

The Auckland Pride Board remains committed to creating a space for our rainbow communities to feel safe celebrating their gender and sexual identity, despite some institutions pulling out…

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Media Release  |  20 November 2018
AUCKLAND PRIDE BOARD UPDATE

Recently the Auckland Pride Board confirmed that the New Zealand Police were welcome to march in the Pride Parade, but not in uniform. The decision, which the Board acknowledges was…

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Media Release  |  15 November 2018
POLICE AND AUCKLAND PRIDE MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER

Last week, New Zealand Police was advised by the Board of Auckland Pride that a decision had been made that Police officers were welcome to participate in the 2019 Auckland Pride Parade, but…

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Media Release  |  9 November 2018
AUCKLAND PRIDE BOARD CONFIRMS POSITION ON POLICE UNIFORMS IN PARADE

The Board of Auckland Pride would like to confirm their position that the New Zealand Police will not be marching in uniform in the 2019 Auckland Pride Parade. This decision has been made…

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Media Release  |  17 August 2018
AUCKLAND PRIDE BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS AND FORTHCOMING APPOINTMENTS

With the annual Auckland Pride Community Hui series about to commence, the Board of Auckland Pride is pleased to welcome two new members, announce key roles, and request expressions of…

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Media Release  |  10 August 2018
HAVE YOUR SAY THIS AUGUST AT AUCKLAND PRIDE COMMUNITY HUI

Auckland Pride 2018 was our largest and most visible Festival and Parade to date, delivering a wide range of experiences and positive outcomes for our super-diverse rainbow communities.…

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Media Release  |  8 March 2018
AUCKLAND PRIDE BOARD RESPONDS TO PARADE PROTEST

Protests at the Auckland Pride Parade are not unexpected. After all, the global Pride movement was built on protest – dating back to the Compton’s Cafeteria and Stonewall riots in…

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Media Release  |  7 February 2018
INTERNATIONAL STARS HEADLINE NEW ZEALAND’S BIGGEST QUEER PARTY

PROUD 2018: Saturday 17 February, 10pm Auckland Pride’s official closing celebration is Aotearoa New Zealand’s biggest LGBTIQ+ party! For the very first time, PROUD is taking over…

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Media Release  |  7 February 2018
MEDIA ACCREDITATION NOW OPEN FOR AUCKLAND PRIDE’S SIGNATURE EVENT

AUCKLAND PRIDE PARADE: Saturday 17 February 2018 AUCKLAND PRIDE FESTIVAL: 2-18 February 2018 Auckland Pride 2018 is in full swing following a full house opening night at The Auckland Pride…

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Media Release  |  19 January 2018
TWO WEEKS UNTIL THE STAR-STUDDED AUCKLAND PRIDE GALA KICKS OFF 17 DAYS OF PRIDE

Always memorable, always glamorous, the annual Auckland Pride Gala has become a must-see dress-up occasion! A fiercely diverse variety showcase that previews the talent in the Auckland Pride…

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Media Release  |  18 December 2017
New Zealand’s most diverse festival set to open Auckland’s summer season

AUCKLAND PRIDE FESTIVAL: 2-18 February 2018 AUCKLAND PRIDE PARADE: Saturday 17 February 2018 Auckland Pride 2018 will march for peace, love and unity at a time of escalating global unrest,…

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Media Release  |  26 October 2017
AUCKLAND PRIDE 2018 – RAINBOW WARRIORS: PRIDE AND PEACE

Human rights and LGBTIQ+ people are under attack all over the world. In 2018, the Auckland Pride Festival and Parade will make space and march for peace, love and unity.

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Auckland Pride Parade 2018, photography by Peter Jennings.

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