Christchurch Heroes

In 2018 Christchurch was introduced to Christchurch Heroes, the first ever South Island LGBTI+ inclusive rugby team. Throughout the year we have watched this amazing enterprise grow thanks to their supporters from the local LGBTI+ community and Christchurch Football Club and fellow rugby teams. www.chchheroes.nz/ In summer 2019 a joint sponsorship between Christchurch Pride and Rainbow Lifestyle Protection saw us…

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Stonewall 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner

On June 28th, 1969 police officers raided the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, New York. This event kicked off the gay liberation movement, and the promotion of LGBT rights within the United States of America, and the world’s first LGBT pride march in 1970. This had a flow-on effect for in New Zealand it was with the Homosexual Law Reform…

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