COVID-19 Plans

Celebrate the history, courage and diversity of our rainbow community.

We want to ensure the parade goes ahead safety.  Your health, safety and welfare are paramount. We will continue to monitor the Ministry of Health’s advice and implement any requirements for all participants of the parade as required.

Will vaccination passports be required? 

The New Zealand Government has confirmed that the My Vaccine Pass is now mandatory to participate in large scale events from the end of November 2021.

Rainbow Pride Auckland encourages all our whanau to get vaccinated to protect themselves, their whānau and our community from COVID-19.

In-order to comply with the Covid-19 Protection Framework (traffic light system) and deliver an outdoor parade safely the following is now required

  • Parade participants including and not limited to drivers, setup/pack down crew and walking marshalls must either scan or present their My Vaccine Pass (MVP) upon entering the mustering/packin area.
  • Participants with a medical exemption certificate are permitted to participate in the parade
  • Children under the age of 12 years and 3 months are permitted to participate in the parade

For more information on how to get My Vaccine Pass, print or save the pass to your phone visit https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/covid-19-vaccination-certificates/my-vaccine-pass/#how-to-get-my-vaccine-pass

We encourage all parade participants to get vaccinated to protect themselves, their whānau and our community from COVID-19.

Don’t be a drag and miss out on the jab. Book an appointment today at https://bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz/

What happens if the parade is postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions?

Should the Auckland Rainbow Parade not go ahead on Saturday 19 February, it will be postponed until Saturday 19 March. Parade registrations will be transferred to the postponement date.

What happens if the parade cannot proceed on the postponement date?

If the parade cannot proceed on the postponement date due to Covid-19 restrictions, groups are eligible to receive a refund (25% of their registration fee) or can opt to have the refund either donated to a rainbow community group or retained by Rainbow Pride Auckland to assist with event costs.

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