8th December 2014
New Zealand appoints first openly gay High Court judge 1
11:46 AM — New Zealand has appointed its first openly gay lawyer as a High Court judge.
Pastor tells gay Christian: ‘I pray you commit suicide, you filthy child molesting fag’ 122
10:46 AM — A Baptist pastor has labelled a gay reporter who was trying to interview him a "filthy child molesting fag".
18th November 2014
New Zealand: Gay leadership hopeful narrowly loses bid by one per cent 3
10:02 AM — A gay politician who was running for the Labour leadership in New Zealand narrowly lost his bid in the final round of voting.
5th November 2014
New Zealand Olympic rower Robbie Manson comes out as gay 5
11:32 AM — Olympic rower Robbie Manson has come out publicly as gay after two years of being out to his friends and teammates.
3rd November 2014
New Zealand: Justice Minister to push for expunging ‘grossly wrong’ historical gay sex convictions 4
11:34 AM — New Zealand Justice Minister Amy Adams has said wiping historical gay sex convictions "would be a good thing to do."
25th October 2014
New Zealand: Gay leadership hopeful picks former Mormon as running mate 2
5:27 PM — A gay politician who is running for the Labour leadership in New Zealand has selected a former Mormon to be his deputy.
10th October 2014
New Zealand: Labour MP who opposed equal marriage backs gay leadership hopeful 3
7:00 PM — A New Zealand MP who voted against same-sex marriage has endorsed a gay candidate for Labour party leader.
1st October 2014
NZ Labour leadership hopeful says supporters are ‘better than’ judging him for being gay 2
11:30 AM — New Zealand Labour leadership hopeful Grant Robertson has reiterated his call for people to judge him on his politics, and not his sexuality.
28th September 2014
NZ Labour leadership hopeful: Judge me on my politics, not my sexuality 16
7:40 PM — New Zealand Labour leadership hopeful Grant Robertson has called for people to judge him on his politics, and not his sexuality.
26th September 2014
UN: Human Rights Council to vote on LGBT resolution 1
6:16 PM — The United Nations' Human Rights Council is expected to vote Friday on a resolution that addresses violence and discrimination directed at LGBT people around the globe.
14th September 2014
The best place to be in the closet, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:48 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
12th September 2014
New Zealand: Straight men marry eachother for rugby tickets 7
1:34 PM — Two straight men have legally married in exchange for rugby tickets, as part of a radio stunt.
10th September 2014
New Zealand: Radio station condemned for ‘homophobic’ straight same-sex wedding stunt 42
11:52 AM — A New Zealand radio station has been condemned for a stunt in which two straight men will get legally married in exchange for rugby tickets.
29th August 2014
New Zealand: Arrest warrant issued after straight panic bar attacker fails to attend court
8:55 AM — A warrant has been issued to arrest a man charged with assaulting the manager of a gay bar after he realised he was surrounded by gay customers, because he did not turn up in court.
27th August 2014
New Zealand: Bar manager injured in attack by surprised straight drinkers 16
6:33 PM — A bar manager from Wellington was attacked by a group of straight punters who hadn't realised their were in a gay bar.
18th August 2014
New Zealand: 926 same-sex couples marry in first year 5
1:43 PM — Nearly 1000 same-sex couples have married in New Zealand since same-sex marriage came into effect a year ago.
11th August 2014
New Zealand speed skater reveals engagement at Gay Games 7
7:21 PM — New Zealand speed skater Blake Skjellerup has revealed that he is engaged, a day after carrying the torch at the Gay Games Opening Ceremony.
New Zealand: Conservatives select candidate who claimed same-sex marriage leads to crime 9
2:14 PM — The Conservative Party of New Zealand has selected a candidate who claimed that same-sex marriage will lead to an increase in all crime.
7th August 2014
Speed skater Blake Skjellerup: There were no role models for me as a young gay sportsman 3
2:58 PM — Olympic speed skater Blake Skjellerup has said that he had no role models he could positively relate to while he was struggling with his sexuality.
9th July 2014
New Zealand: Woman ‘throws paint’ over gay sauna 3
2:16 PM — A woman has been caught on camera throwing paint over a gay sauna.