Auckland Rainbow Parade Postponed

Rainbow Pride Auckland has made the difficult decision to postpone The Auckland Rainbow Parade, planned for this Saturday February 20,  to a later date due to the current Covid-19 activity. The event organiser, Shaughan Woodcock, said “The call to postpone has been made after assessing all options and advice from Key Stakeholders and while we […]

FREE Registrations For Rainbow Community Groups Still Open

Registrations close 5pm, Monday 15 February On Saturday 20th February 2021, Auckland will be one of the few international destinations able to host a large-scale pride parade during the global COVID-19 pandemic. With over 30 groups now confirmed and still more to come, Ponsonby Road will most certainly come alive with celebration, diversity, inclusion and unity […]

Rainbow Parade: FREE Community Registration

RAINBOW PRIDE PARADE 2021: FREE REGISTRATIONS FOR RAINBOW COMMUNITY GROUPS STILL OPEN Registrations close 5pm, Friday 12 February The Rainbow Pride Parade is returning to the Ponsonby strip on Saturday 20 February, 2021 5.30-630pm and Express Magazine wants to give a big old shout out to Rainbow Community Groups and remind you that your registration […]

Be part of the Celebration: Parade registrations now open!

Rainbow Pride Auckland is opening applications for its 2021 Parade today, encouraging all community groups and organisations both big and small, to take part in a celebration of diversity on Saturday 20 February 2021. Groups that want to apply are required to fill in a short application form that is available at  From local […]

Destiny Church is NOT part of the Rainbow Parade

Rainbow Pride Auckland can confirm that Destiny Church is NOT taking part in the Rainbow Parade, 29 February 2020.  We have been made aware of a ‘fake news’ article being circulated via social media.  Rainbow Pride Auckland would like to express it does not support Brian Tamaki or Destiny Church, an organisation which does not […]

Rainbow Week at Viaduct Harbour

Viaduct Harbour in association with Rainbow Pride Auckland brings you Rainbow Week. From 17th – 23rd February Viaduct Harbour will be celebrating all shades of the rainbow with festivities, fanfare and fabulousness. This will be a week FULL of celebrations! Check out what’s happening below and join our Facebook event page as we continue to post more details. Headquarters will be hosting a Family Bar Takeover all […]

New Zealand Police staff a welcome part of Auckland’s first Rainbow Parade

Police will join Auckland’s Rainbow Parade Strong partnerships formed with Rainbow community groups to showcase commitment to valuing diversity New Zealand Police Diversity network to lead the design of parade involvement   Rainbow Pride Auckland (RPA) are excited to welcome New Zealand Police who will be participating in the upcoming Auckland Rainbow Parade. The parade, […]

Right now, Australia is burning. We can all do something about it.

Australia is being ravaged by the most devastating bushfire seasons the country has ever seen. Urgent support is needed to care for the thousands of injured wildlife, and when the fires clear, help restore the forest homes our koalas, kangaroos and other animals have lost. Purchase a rainbow pride tee this coming week and 100% of […]

Pride parade returns to Ponsonby for 2020

Ponsonby Road: Saturday, 29th February 2020 Pride parade returns to Ponsonby for 2020 A diverse celebration of fun, colour and proud sense of community Another chapter in the long and colourful history of Ponsonby Ponsonby Road has long been regarded as the home of parades forthe Rainbow Community. A place where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, […]

Plans continue for Pride Month 2020

Rainbow Pride Auckland (RPA) continues to work on plans for Pride Month 2020 despite being unable to secure funding from Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED). Given the extensive works happening across the CBD, the possibility of a motorised parade is no longer an option. Because of that, RPA’s application to ATEED for event […]