Hamilton Pride Community Meeting Minutes
Link House – 2 Dawson Street, Hamilton East
Meeting opened by Hare George at 6:30pm Wednesday 24th August 2016
Welcome: Pandelis, Gavin, Jo, Brad, Ben, Jeremy, Rudy, Michael, Hare
Apologises: Natalie, Pheonix, Paul
Minutes from last meeting: Corrections/Approved
Minutes approved by all present. Motioned by Jo, seconded by Pandelis
General business:
• Event pages are up on Face Book; coordinators have shared pages with friends and invited them to events. Coordinators have edited and updated any new info to page.
Pride Launch
• Pride Week 2016 programme brochures will be printed for Launch Party on 9th September
• Kevin Hague has been confirmed to be our special guest speaker
Other Pride Week news
• HPI Pride Festival banner is installed to hang over Victoria St South from 20th August to 18th September.
• LYC will be our official primary sponsor of Hamilton Pride Week 2016.
• LYC, NZ Gay.com and Gay Express have supported Hamilton Pride Week by promoting events on their websites.
• Poetry Slam: Nivara lounge $5 door charge, supported by volume collective, local politician Piri Marama will attend. Navara Lounge has offered venue for HPI events
• Doggie day out: Rudy has organized prizes and treats.
• Pony Ride: 2hours $95 per person, 6 people per group. first ride will be at 12.30 then 2.30 if numbers. lots of interest has been made. Pay and confirm to Wild coast adventures Ruapuke and reference Hamilton Pride.
• Wine Tasting has 10 people confirmed
• Pride lunch is on track
• Tenpin bowling, Sky city is interested in sponsorship
• Movie Night: 6pm $10 pizza
• Launch- Hare and Michael met with Dave White at Meteor to discuss and plan Pride launch Party.
• Pride Week launch entertainment: Kellie Kelly will be coordinating performers
• Finale night is booked and on track
• Glam Night: 2hour show and spot prizes
NEXT MEETING: TBC
Meeting Closed: 7:35

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