Christchurch Pride 2020

Christchurch Pride is super pleased to announce that the dates for Pride 2020 are Thursday 12th March till Sunday 22nd March! Block out your calendars now! If you or an organisation you are involved with are interested in organising an event as part of Pride 2020, please register your interest here.

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Introducing Your Finalists For Mr. Gay New Zealand 2019

The search for the Next Mr. Gay New Zealand is well underway, with five Kiwis making it through to this year’s finals. The five Kiwis selected will complete a range of tasks including an opinion piece, a mentoring course (conducted by OutLINE) a written test, a charity fundraiser, and a formal interview, all before jumping onstage at the Ending HIV…

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World Aids Day, 2018

Christchurch Pride supports the aims of the New Zealand Aids Foundation (NZAF) and their mission of preventing the transmission of HIV and providing support for people living with HIV, their partners and whānau. We understand that this disease has a huge impact on not just the LGBTQIA+ community, but also the country as a whole, as well as the stigma…

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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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