Category Archives: Auckland New Zealand

2013 Auckland Gay Pride Parade

We made a day out of our trip to Auckland on 16 February 2103, but the main reason we drove the hour and a half to the city was for the first gay pride parade in a dozen years.  And … Continue reading

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Piha, New Zealand, and the Lion Rock

A couple weekends ago, Andrew and I took a drive out to Piha  Beach (pronounced “PEE-hah”)  as a diversion from driving straight up to Auckland. Piha Beach is a nice little settlement and is a popular surf beach west of Auckland. … Continue reading

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Auckland Gay Pride Returns to New Zealand After More Than a Decade

The last time Auckland had a Gay Pride Parade was in 2001, but next February (2013) Gay Pride Parade returns to Auckland.  Besides the parade, there will be thirteen days of festivities.  As you may recall from my post on … Continue reading

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