Tag Archives: Auckland

Auckland Rings In 2016 [VIDEO]

The celebrations have begun! “Auckland, New Zealand is the first major city to welcome the new year. The city’s celebrations include a fireworks display, launched from the Sky Tower.” Are you working today? Where will you be tonight?

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NEW ZEALAND: Queer Group Vandalizes More Banks And A Police Station

Via Stuff New Zealand: Three ANZ bank branches and a police station are the latest targets of “pinkwashing” overnight. Pink paint has been thrown over the front of the bank’s Ponsonby and Mt Eden branches and the Ponsonby police station, accompanied by letters outlining the reasons behind the attacks. The “pinkwashing” comes days after a glittering ANZ ATM money machine …

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NEW ZEALAND: Gay Group Says They Vandalized Auckland Pride GayTM

Via Gay Star News: What is thought to be a homophobic attack on an ‘GAYTM’ which was installed on Ponsonby Road by ANZ Bank to celebrate Auckland Pride Festival this month may not be homophobic after all. The GAYTM was reportedly vandalized on Thursday night. A group calling itself  “Queers Against Injustice” posted a statement on Saturday saying they targeted …

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NEW ZEALAND: Pride GayTM Vandalized

As I reported last week, a New Zealand bank has decorated its Auckland ATMs in celebration of this week’s pride events. Today one of the machines was damaged by an as yet unidentified vandal. The bank took to Twitter this after to vow that the machine will be “glittering again in no time.” Let’s hope we get to see the …

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NEW ZEALAND: Auckland Bank Creates “GAYTMs” To Celebrate Pride Month

Via Stuff New Zealand: Sedate inner-city banking has been transformed with ANZ unveiling four fabulous “GAYTMs” in Auckland and Wellington to celebrate diversity and inclusion for New Zealand’s rainbow community. Dripping with rhinestones, the customised cash machines were accompanied today by ANZ staff dressed as their drag queen alter-egos, a colourful scene that stopped passersby in their tracks. “I think …

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