Category Archives: gay 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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Hamilton Gay Pride 2012

This weekend saw the launch of Hamilton’s Pride Week.  We attended a few activities of opening day, despite it’s an hour and a half drive each way. The first activity of the week was a roller skating time, and though … 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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Potluck Dinner at New Friends’ House in Thames

A few days ago, I found a website which mentioned a Bed and Breakfast owned and operated by a gay couple in Thames.  I wrote to them to ask if they knew of any groups we might be able to … Continue reading

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