First HPI meeting of 2018

First Meeting of 2018!! 24th of Jan, 6.30pm at Link House Everyone is welcome to the Hamilton Pride Inc committee meetings. The main aim of these meetings is to organise our local Pride festival and other events throughout the year to achieve our mission of TOGETHER celebrating and supporting the diversity of Hamilton’s Rainbow community. Although, this is our main aim, we are also getting together to build and create…

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Happy Holidays! End of year BBQ

Happy Holidays! End of year BBQ With the holiday season coming up, we thought we would get everyone together for a Summer BBQ / pot-luck dinner!! Bring a plate and BYO refreshments (no alcohol), BBQ will be started around 6pm for those of you wanting to cook meat and or vegetables We’re planning on it being a family event, eating and sharing a kai with friends. Everyone is welcome! Tell…

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HPI minutes November

Nov 22 nd 2017 Present: Phoenix, Allan, Dan, Pandelis, Jeremy, Rhiannon, Hare, Rudy, Toka, Duncan, Skylar Apologies: Michael Meeting opened 6:34pm by Rhiannon Auckland Pride Parade 2018 Registration to be filled out, Michael has been looking at Van Hire. Jo has been looking at funding for this. There’s a group on Hamilton Pride Facebook page if people need to contribute ideas regarding the event. Pink Arts Night Around 50 people…

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance is an international event. Read more and like the page here: https://www.facebook.com/transdayofremembrance/info?tab=page_info ******************************************************************* … The Transgender Day of Remembrance is recognized annually each November 20. It is a day to memorialize fallen members of the trans* community who have been killed as a result of transphobia and hate. The Transgender Day of Remembrance brings much needed awareness to the trials and horrors faced by the trans*…

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November Pink Drinks and Performing Arts Night.

November Pink Drinks and Performing Arts Night. This November along with local artists we are putting together a “Pink arts night.” We are looking for talent to jump on board and help us make this a reality. We are looking for performances around 5 or 10 minutes long to be part of a larger program for the night. It will be held at the Nivara Lounge on the 4th of…

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HPI minutes September

Sept 27 th 2017 Present: Phoenix, Rhiannon, Paul, Pandelis, Jo, Jeremy, Duncan, Jaimie, Matthew, Kathryn, Daniel, Anthea, Sammi Meeting opened 6:35pm by Rhiannon Apologies: Hare, Ben, Kyro Motion passed for Minutes from Sept 6 th to be approved, first by Pandelis & seconded by Mike. Pride Week Review There was $900 made over the entire week. Mike received some amazing feedback about the Proud Party. 165 people approximately attended the…

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HPI minutes August

Aug 9 th 2017 Present: Phoenix, Ben, Ted, Shane, Rhiannon, Jeb, Adrian, Michael, Jaimie, Hare, Rudy Meeting opened 6:32pm by Rhiannon Apologies: Pandelis, Jo Correspondence: Rhiannon began speaking about the changing of signatories etc at the Bank finally sorted. Pride Week Events: Fri Sept 8 th  Pride Party Sat Sept 9 th  LSG Dance (time & location to be confirmed) Sun AM Sept 10 th  Hike up Mt. Pirongia (details…

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Hamilton Pride Week Closing Party

This year’s Pride party theme is “unapologetically fabulous”. ‘Ending HIV New Zealand and Hamilton’s LGBTI+ networks have come together to organize an awesome night filled with great music, drinks and dancing! The “Proud party” is the opening party for the Hamilton Pride Weeks festival. Come and dance the night away, to celebrate everything it means to be part of our beautiful community! We have a DJ, tons of drink specials…

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