Karanga Atu, Karanga mai. Auckland Pride are calling our communities together.
We invite our rainbow communities to join us as we march through the streets of Central Auckland once more joining our voices together and sending them to the heavens with a collective call for continued change, continued progress and in celebration of the progress already achieved.
For the purposes of contact tracing and health & safety, registration is essential.
Pre-Pride March Info:
Time: Gathering from 4pm, Speeches from 4:45pm, March begins at 5pm.
Where to meet: The Rotunda at Albert Park
What to bring: Bring a flag, banner, sign, posters, ribbons!
Who to bring: Your whānau, dog, friends, workplace, group, everyone! It’s free for everyone to participate in!
Get ready to March: At Ellen Melville Centre or at RainbowYOUTH!
Latest COVID-19 Advice: Auckland remains at Alert Level One and it is safe for the Pride March and Pride Party to go ahead. We ask that you register in advance through eventbrite, scan our event QR codes, and have bluetooth tracing on. Stay home if you’re sick, or if you’ve been to a location of interest. Masks are optional. And look out for the Sani squad there!
Kaupapa: The Pride March is a safe space for our communities to come together, to fight for progress, to celebrate who we are, and to take over the streets of Auckland! It’s energetic, fiesty, exciting, and uplifting. Our communities are marching, not standing on the sidelines. We’re here to be seen and heard. Auckland’s House Mothers will be leading with a call for trans lives, add your voice!
The Auckland Pride March is an energetic display of unity and community, showcasing the rich diversity of our communities, amplifying the calls from our grassroots community organisations, and celebrating the uniqueness of who we are. The March calls us together to make ourselves heard across Aotearoa.
With a whakapapa reaching back to the Gay Liberation Protest led by Ngahuia Te Awekotuku in 1972, the March will begin as a gathering in Albert Park, basking in the sun with kōrero and music, before heeding the calls of our rangatira before setting off for a hīkoi.
For the 49th year of Pride in Auckland, we encourage our community to gather with their karanga, whether it’s a call that demands change, educates one another, or celebrates who we are.
We will march, walk, and wheel down Bowen and Victoria Streets, then up Queen Street, and through the Waharoa into Aotea Square where the Party begins. We invite everyone to stay on for kai and kanikani enjoying our incredible queer artists for a celebration that will carry us into the evening.
The Auckland Pride March aims to be accessible for all, we will have NZSL interpreters for the speeches at the beginning of the March. Anyone with specific access requirements are encouraged to get in contact so that we can accommodate them.
The March is a family-friendly event
The Auckland Pride March can only proceed at Alert Level One. The March will be postponed if we move to Alert Levels Two or Three, and cancelled at Alert Level Four. Festival COVID-19 Information ›
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