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Bear New Zealand Week 2017

11 Years of Mr. Bear New Zealand

As one of the most popular events in Auckland Pride, the annual Mr. Bear New Zealand is set to select a Kiwi Bear poised and ready in...
Charlie Tredway

An Open Letter From the New Mr Gay New Zealand –...

Hello, Kia ora, Talofa lava, fakalofa lahi atu, bula vinaka, kia orana, I am so overwhelmed and humbled by the love shown to me by...
Hold Tight - New ANZ campaign

Do You Hold Tight In Public?

Do you hold hands with your partner, boyfriend or someone special in public? Feels like a basic show of love in the heterosexual community but...
promised land children's book

New Zealand LGBTQ Themed Children’s Book Released

An LGBTQ-themed children's book that was funded through Kickstarter by two New Zealand men is being released today, Valentine's Day. Wellington-based authors Adam Reynolds and...
charlie tredway

HIV Positive Man Wins Mr Gay New Zealand

An Auckland man that is living with HIV and devotes his life to HIV advocacy and community awareness has won the 2017 Mr Gay...
James Bennett

James Bennett’s Experience Suggests the Community Cant Afford to be Complacent

As one of the most experienced finalists from the 2017 Mr. Gay New Zealand competition, James Bennett knows the struggles and hardships the community...
Adrian Renor

This Isn’t About Me, It’s About Us – Adrian Renor

"I never want to take. I only ever want to give. This isn't about me, it's about us." This isn't a quote from a 13th-century...
Mr. Gay New Zealand 2017 Judges

Mr. Gay New Zealand 2017: Meet The Judges

As the annual Mr. Gay New Zealand competition draws to an end, five judges have been announced to help pick New Zealand's representative for Mr....
charlie tredway

Sharing a Story and Starting a Discussion, the Aim for Charlie...

Charlie Tredway was really nervous and debated long and hard before entering Mr. Gay New Zealand competition. For the South African-born kiwi, Charlie is already...
Cody Jarvie

Cody Jarvie Believes His One Voice Can Help Save Many Lives

Cody Jarvie's ambition for entering the Mr. Gay New Zealand competition is to spread awareness about the major issues facing the LGBTI community and...