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Sailor admits groping mates - 31st July 2002
A Navy sailor has admitted indecently assaulting six shipmates and assaulting three others.
Read the full story - NZ Herald

Gay community helping police on murder investigation - 31st July 2002
The Tauranga gay community has been quick to help police investigate the murder of a local man, says the man heading the investigation.
Read the full story - Stuff News

Two gay murder victims knew each other, says landlord - 30th July 2002
A homosexual Tauranga man fatally stabbed at a known gay haunt at the weekend was friendly with another gay man who was murdered last year, a former landlord says.
Read the full story - NZ Herald

Man knifed at toilets was gay - 30th July 2002
The Tauranga man fatally stabbed in a city domain early on Sunday was openly homosexual, police have revealed.
Read the full story - NZ Herald

Family and identity in focus - 29th July 2002
Family and identity are the focuses of a lesbian art exhibition at Northland Polytechnic.
Read the full story - Whangarei Leader

Parliament less Queer friendly? - 28th July 2002
The general election on Saturday returned no new queer candidates and saw the election of 8 new MPs for the morally conservative United Future party.
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Shelter for gay youth will wait until after election - 26th July 2002
A proposed central Auckland night shelter for gay youth is on hold until after the election.
Read the full story - Auckland City Harbour News
Rainbow Youth Website

Hero to die - 25th July 2002
The Hero AGM last night passed a resolution to wind-up Hero Inc.
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100 days to go and already bigger than the Olympics - 25th July 2002
Thursday 25 July marks 100 days until the Opening Ceremony of the biggest and most exciting event to hit Sydney this year, Sydney 2002 Gay Games VI Sport & Cultural Festival. And with more than three months to go, the event is already bigger than the Sydney Olympics!
Read the full story
Sydney Gay Games

Drag queens fight for visibility - 11th July 2002
Handbags and high heels became weapons of war in Dunedin's Octagon yesterday, as drag queens fought to raise the visibility of the city's gay community.
Read the full story - Otago Daily Times
Pride Dunedin Website

Nats Would Axe Property Act - 11th July 2002
The Property Relationships Act would get the chop under a National government.
Read the full story - Xtra MSN News
National Party Website

Alternative history of Wellington - 11th July 2002
Queer Nation tonight explores a side of Wellington not often mentioned in history lessons.
Read the full story - NZ Herald
Queer Nation Website

Capital's gay past and past gays in spotlight - 10th July 2002
Tales of murder, sex, crime and deceit feature in a television documentary on Wellington's gay history which goes to air this week.
Read the full story - The Dominion Post
Queer Nation Website

Event will celebrate queer culture - 8th July 2002
Dunedin is hosting its own a two-week celebration of gay and lesbian culture.
Read the full story - Otago Daily Times
Pride Dunedin Website

Heaven's ad-man - 6th July 2002
In the long, bare hall the lights have been dimmed.
Read the full story - NZ Herald

Georgie Girl already a winner - 6th July 2002
Yesterday San Francisco, today the campaign trail.
Read the full story - NZ Herald

Gay old time - 6th July 2002
Cabaret entertainer Mika has spent the past 20 years trying to become New Zealand's most famous gay man.
Read the full story - Waikato Times

Ninety-day job trial for new immgrants and HIV tests part of policy - 5th July 2002
National would introduce a 90-day trial period for new immigrant workers that would allow their jobs to be terminated without a grievance claim being sparked, under its immigration policy announced today.
Read the full story - Stuff News Site


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