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 15
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.
5th May 2013
New Zealand: World’s first trans MP suffering kidney failure 7
9:39 AM — A former MP who was the first openly transgender person in the world to hold the position has announced that she will not be making a planned return to politics, stating that she has chronic kidney failure.
8th October 2012
New Zealand: Presbyterian Church to defy its governing body and perform same-sex marriages 12
9:17 PM — A church in Wellington, New Zealand, has vowed to go against its governing body if equal marriage becomes legal, and perform same-sex weddings.
29th August 2012
New Zealand: a thousand march on Parliament in support of equal marriage 5
2:50 AM — Around a thousand supporters of equal marriage marched through Wellington to push forward on support for a bill which will have its first reading today, and would legalize same-sex marriage.