Category Archives: Submission

SUBMISSIONS ARE IN!

SUBMISSIONS ARE IN!

A huge thank you to every single one of you who made it to the parliamentary website one way or another and made your submission in favour for marriage equality. Wow, what a fantastic response, with reports of upwards of 10,000 pro equality submissions from one website alone – this is overwhelmingly positive.  Every oneContinue Reading

On our side

It’s always great to have the support of our straight friends and family, but you have to admit It is cool to hear such support coming from movie celebs and sports stars, both local and international. In saying that, no other country does celeb endorsement like the United States.  Like New Zealand, there is soContinue Reading

Three days left

Three days left

Well, it’s getting serious now, we’re on the final countdown. Submissions to the Select Committee close on Friday 26th October, if you haven’t started your submission, now’s the time!  Remember this is the only opportunity, and will be the only opportunity we have to make submissions to the Select Committee, so we have to makeContinue Reading

Be part of history

The deadline for making submissions is looming, this time next week in fact.  If you’re suffering from writers block, don’t panic, we can help. Check out our ‘how to make a submission’ guide here for some suggestions and also, have a read of this article by GayNZ last week, that features advice and tips from AucklandContinue Reading

Heavy campaigning by those opposed to marriage equality

Those who oppose the Bill are campaigning just as hard as we are, producing and distributing 70,000 brochures around New Zealand’s churches. This article in the Rotorua Daily Post is a timely reminder of how important it is for every single person who supports marriage equality to make a submission. Why not take half an hourContinue Reading

GABA-licious

GABA-licious

We were lucky enough to share in the extravaganza that was the “GABA De Luxe” Charity Auction on Sunday.  What a night. GABA raised upwards of $28,000 to put back to the community and we all had a ball. Under the frivolity of the burlesque dancers and drag queens parading the goodies on offer forContinue Reading