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Human Rights site launched on anniversary of gay law reform

Monday, 11 July 2011, 1:13 pm | Outgames

New Zealand’s sexual and gender diverse communities are today celebrating the launch of a new website showcasing the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames Human Rights Conference, twenty-five years to the day after the Homosexual Law Reform Bill was passed by New ... More >>

Community groups to benefit from Outgames financial surplus

Thursday, 9 June 2011, 12:55 pm | Outgames

Organisers of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames are poised to announced a large financial surplus from the event, and LGBTI community groups will be able to apply for a share of this money. More >>

Outgames closing touches hearts

Monday, 21 March 2011, 9:15 am | Outgames

The 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames closed in Wellington on March 19, with two nights of parties and a simple but moving Closing Ceremony. More >>

Ethereal artworks spirited away to Wellington

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 12:54 pm | Outgames

In celebration of the Wellington Outgames, the upcoming Spirit art exhibition will see painter Angelo Giannoutsos and sculptor Graeme Hitchcock come together for the first time to celebrate myth, evocative landscapes and spiritual sexuality. More >>

Outgames registrations pass 1,300

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 10:44 am | Outgames

General registrations have closed for the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames, with over 1,300 people from 21 countries meeting in Wellington, New Zealand, in just two weeks’ time. More >>

Outgames registrations about to close

Saturday, 19 February 2011, 7:58 pm | Outgames

Registrations for the sports events and human rights conference at the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames close on 26 February. If you want to take your place in this unique event, you will need to act quickly. More >>

Outgames names conference scholarship winners

Wednesday, 26 January 2011, 10:16 am | Outgames

People from 9 different countries have received scholarships to help them attend the Human Rights Conference at the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames, it was announced today. More >>

Outgames registrations pass 1,000

Wednesday, 12 January 2011, 3:21 pm | Outgames

Over 1,000 people have registered for the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames coming up in March, with new sign-ups flowing in strongly. Participants to date are coming from New Zealand, Australia, the United States of America, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, India, the Philippines, ... More >>

Outgames registrations set to hit milestone

Friday, 17 December 2010, 3:07 pm | Outgames

Registrations for the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames are set to pass the 1,000 mark within coming days – with almost 3 months still to go before the event takes place. More >>

Launch of Outgames Arts and Culture Festival

Thursday, 9 December 2010, 3:06 pm | Outgames

A huge arts festival that will be part of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames is being launched in Wellington on Thursday December 16. The festival will include exhibitions of work by over 30 visual artists, plus comedy, dance, drama and variety performances, guided ... More >>

Outgames conference programme announced

Friday, 26 November 2010, 11:30 am | Outgames

The full programme for the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames Conference has just been announced, and it includes presenters from fifteen countries across the Asia and Pacific region. “We are delighted with the quality of presenters and the extensive array of papers ... More >>

Last call for Outgames Conference presentations

Tuesday, 21 September 2010, 9:27 am | Outgames

You’ll need to act fast if you want to make a presentation at the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames Conference. Keen presenters need to get in touch with conference organisers before 30 September. More >>

NZ’s biggest gay event a step closer

Wednesday, 9 June 2010, 8:54 am | Outgames

The biggest gay event to be held on New Zealand takes a step closer this week with the opening of registrations for the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames. More >>

AsiaPacificOutgames website launched in Wellington

Thursday, 16 July 2009, 2:56 pm | Outgames

17 July 2009 – Mayor Kerry Prendergast launched the website for the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames at a civic reception in Wellington today. The Outgames, running in Wellington from 12 - 19 March 2011, will involve a range of sporting, cultural, and conference ... More >>

New Record In Outgames

Friday, 4 August 2006, 12:25 am | Outgames

Thursday, August 3, 2006 – A world record in swimming was broken today at the 1st World Outgames in Montréal’s Olympic Pool, when openly gay American swimmer Daniel Veatch set a new record time in the 200 m backstroke in the 40 – 44 age category. More >>