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Media Release  |  23 January 2019
AUCKLAND PRIDE ANNOUNCE DETAILS FOR #OURMARCH

Auckland Pride is proud to confirm the official plans to bring our communities together for #ourmarch on Saturday 9 February. This march of togetherness welcomes all to join in and…

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Media Release  |  17 January 2019
#OURPRIDE

Auckland Pride Festival returns in 2019, celebrating the diversity of the rainbow experience in Tāmaki Makaurau and reconnecting with grassroots communities across the region,…

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Media Release  |  9 January 2019
Auckland Pride Festival is all go!

The Auckland Pride Board would like to thank all of the community members who have registered events for the 2019 Festival programme over the holiday break. We have a strong programme of…

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Media Release  |  19 December 2018
Auckland Pride Community Update

The Auckland Pride Board has some exciting updates following our Community Hui held yesterday evening, Tuesday 18 December, where around 100 members of the community were present to help us…

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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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Media Release  |  9 August 2017
Membership Open Ahead of 2017 Auckland Pride AGM

Kia ora, Talofa lava, Mālō e lelei, Kia orana, Fakalofa lahi atu, Bula Vinaka, Ia orana, Taloha ni, Halo, Kona mauri, Namaste, Salam, Ni Hao and Welcome! Did you LOVE Auckland Pride in…

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Media Release  |  26 June 2017
Diverse Voices and Increased Involvement Promoted at Auckland Pride Community Hui

Auckland Pride stepped up this year and delivered a wide range of experiences for our diverse communities. Survey feedback has been very positive, and it’s now time to engage even more…

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Media Release  |  22 May 2017
Auckland Pride Board Retirement and Renewal

The Board of the Auckland Pride Festival and Parade is seeking new members for Auckland Pride 2018 and beyond. This year’s Auckland Pride Festival has been widely recognised as a success,…

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Media Release  |  1 February 2017
Decision re Department of Corrections participation in Auckland Pride Parade 2017

The Auckland Pride Board strongly believes that the Festival and the Auckland Pride Parade should be inclusive events which support diversity and advance equality for members of the rainbow…

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Media Release  |  2 December 2016
New Auckland Pride Board Members Announced

With the Auckland Pride Festival just around the corner, the Board is pleased to announce a full complement of members.

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Media Release  |  24 November 2016
Auckland Pride 2017: Pride and Progress. The Movement Must Continue!

The rising tide of global conservatism – from Donald Trump in America to Brian Tamaki in Aotearoa – and the resulting uncertainty around LGBT+ and human rights, make next year’s…

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Media Release  |  31 October 2016
Parade Producers Announced for 2017 Auckland Pride Parade

The Auckland Pride Festival Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Eventimento to produce the 2017 Auckland Pride Parade. Eventimento produced the inaugural Auckland Pride Parade…

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Media Release  |  26 August 2016
Auckland Pride Festival and Parade 2017 Dates Announced

The Auckland Pride Festival Board is delighted to announce the key dates for next February’s Auckland Pride Festival and Parade 2017. New Zealand’s biggest and best programme of events…

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Media Release  |  14 July 2016
Auckland Pride Festival Board Retirements

The board of the Auckland Pride Festival are seeking new members for the upcoming 2017 Auckland Pride Festival and beyond.

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Media Release  |  27 April 2016
New Appointments for Auckland Pride Festival Board

The Auckland Pride Festival Board and Community Partners would like to welcome two new members to our APFI Board, James Bennett & Zakk d’Larté as well as thanking Vinnie Sykes and…

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Media Release  |  28 February 2016
New Board Members: Applications Welcome!

Did you enjoy the Auckland Pride Festival this year? Do you have something to offer to help the Festival and Parade grow and improve? Are you enthusiastic and prepared to commit your time to…

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