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Labour to fund PrEP, Help End HIV

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 9:36 am | Rainbow Labour

“If a drug can tackle any serious illness with a 92% success rate, you’d expect the government to fund it,” says co-chair of Rainbow Labour, Ian Pattison. More >>

Rainbow Labour listening and learning to achieve change

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 10:11 am | Rainbow Labour

Rainbow Labour will be learning from the outcomes of the recent United Nations Development Programme’s Regional dialogue on LGBTI rights and health in Asia and the Pacific recently held in Bangkok, Thailand over February 25-27 and attended by Labour MP ... More >>

Positive Party policy proposals progressed by Rainbow Labour

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 9:29 am | Rainbow Labour

Rainbow Labour has achieved significant progress at the Labour Party annual conference this past weekend towards ensuring the sixth Labour government delivers a programme of hope for rainbow youth and rainbow communities all around New Zealand. More >>

Rainbow Labour Marks IDAHO

Tuesday, 16 May 2006, 3:42 pm | Rainbow Labour

Rainbow Labour is Observing IDAHO in New Zealand in 2006 Rainbow Labour is the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) sector of the New Zealand Labour Party. We are joining with other local and international groups to mark the second International ... More >>

ACT Party Justice Spokesperson Out Of Control

Wednesday, 16 March 2005, 7:43 am | Rainbow Labour

ACT Party Justice Spokesperson, Stephen Franks, proposed repealing important provisions in the Human Rights Act during the final debate on the Relationships (Statutory References) Bill, which concluded last night, reports Rainbow Labour. More >>

Homosexual Law Reform Comes of Age

Friday, 9 July 2004, 12:59 am | Rainbow Labour

18 years ago this Friday, July 9th, Homosexual Law Reform passed into law in New Zealand. Some of the key players in ensuring the Bill's success will be celebrating that anniversary on Friday at Premier House, the Prime Minister's residence, along ... More >>

Rainbow Labour Supports Civil Unions

Tuesday, 22 June 2004, 4:36 pm | Rainbow Labour

Rainbow Labour unreservedly supports the Civil Union Bill and Relationships (Statutory References) Bill. More >>

Civil Unions A Modern Approach For Kiwi Couples

Monday, 29 March 2004, 3:44 pm | Rainbow Labour

"Civil unions are about recognising the relationship of any couple - regardless of sexual orientation, " says Rainbow Labour Co-Chair Michael Wallmannsberger. More >>

Rainbow Labour Sector Council Announces Chairs

Friday, 15 December 2000, 11:19 am | Rainbow Labour

The Rainbow Labour Sector Council confirmed the appointment of their two co chairs on Tuesday 12th December 2000 during a nationwide phone conference. Judie Alison, Auckland and Robert Watson, Christchurch will lead the group for the next twelve ... More >>

Call for principled Government human rights action

Monday, 13 March 2000, 9:30 am | Rainbow Labour

Rainbow Labour activists meeting in Wellington this weekend decided to push the new Labour-Alliance Government to ensure New Zealand's laws are compatible with the Human Rights Act. More >>

Rainbow Labour says Capill is out of touch

Thursday, 26 August 1999, 9:31 pm | Rainbow Labour

Michael Wilson and Judie Alison, Co-Chairs of Rainbow Labour, the Labour Party's gay, lesbian and transgender branches, said today that Graeme Capill's reaction to the Discussion paper on same sex relationships was extreme, and the sign of a desperate ... More >>