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    City restores relations with gay groups - 18-May-2005
    Auckland City is forging closer relationships with gay, lesbian and transgender communities after a falling out last year over the Civil Union Bill.
    Auckland City Council officials are meeting with community representatives every three months to discuss welfare concerns.

    Read the full story/Visit the site - Central Leader
    Related Site - Auckland City Council
    Auckland City Council to form a partnership with the Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Communities - 22-Mar-2005
    Auckland City Council has voted to form a partnership with the Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Communities.
    Western Bays Community Board Member Mr Bruce Kilmister and Ms Lindsey Rea, Eden Albert Community Board, appeared before the committee and were positively received.

    Read the full story/Visit the site - Auckland City Council
    A peek in Hubbard's cupboard - 12-Feb-2005
    He is a moral conservative whose values copped a fair bit of flak over a letter he signed urging politicians not to allow civil unions. He has since apologised to the gay community for "the harm and distress that I caused." He is going to the Big Gay Out this weekend. He hasn't decided what to wear yet: "I haven't got that far yet, Michele. What do you advise me to wear?"
    Read the full story/Visit the site - NZ Herald
    Western Bay Community Board seeks formal partnership with community - 9-Feb-2005
    The Western Bays Community Board has voted to support the Partnerships Committee of the Auckland City Council proposal for a formal partnership between Auckland City Council and the gay and lesbian community.
    Read the full story/Visit the site - Auckland City Council
    Auckland City Planner opposes ban on sex shops - 4-Feb-1996
    Auckland City District and Neighbourhood planning manager, David Hookway, has reccommended to the planning committee, that the council should drop its move to ban sex shops, massage parlours and adult book shops in the suburbs.
    Mr Hookway says changing the district plan rules would be difficult, would be likely to cause public controversy and would likely to be challenged in the Planning Tribunal.

    Read the full story/Visit the site - QNA
    Auckland City Council Gay and Lesbian Liason group - 28-Jan-1996
    The first meeting to discuss how a gay/les/bi/tran Auckland City Council advisory committee can be formed was held last night at the Pride Centre.
    A number of ideas were floated with the main proposal been the need to arrange a deputation to the city council to seek their agreement to set up the committee.

    Read the full story/Visit the site - QNA
    Auckland City Council Liaison Group - 7-Jan-1996
    The Auckland Pride Centre has taken the initiative to call a meeting to discuss the establishment of a glbt advisory group to work with the Auckland City Council.
    While the Auckland election campaign returned a generally conservative council, during the local government election campaign Les Mills, Mayor of Auckland, was reported in 'express' as saying: "I am supportive of setting up a gay and lesbian advisory group to work with the council."

    Read the full story/Visit the site - QNA
    Related Site - Pride Centre
    Queer consultation committee to be formed in Auckland - 22-Oct-1995
    Following the local government elections the formation of an Auckland les/bi/gay/trans committee to liase with the council is been actively discussed by several of the unsuccessful lesbian and gay candidates.
    Read the full story/Visit the site - QNA
    Conservatives reelected in Auckland City - 15-Oct-1995
    Auckland City local government election resulted in a return of the conservative Citizen's & Ratepayers group (C&R) in all but two of the city's wards. Also C&R decimated the Alliance on the Auckland Regional Council and the Auckland Regional Services Trust. In reviewing the Pride Centre survey it appears that only 9 out of the 24 councillors are supportive of the queer community. The majority of the councillors elected did not return the survey.
    Read the full story/Visit the site - QNA
    Related Site - Pride Centre
    Pride Centre Candidates Meeting - 8-Oct-1995
    The public meeting organised by the Pride Centre was well attended by intending candidates drawing 20 council candidates, 7 community board candidates, 2 mayoral candidates (The two communist league Mayoral candidates for Auckland and Manukau) and 1 Regional Council Candidate. These candidates represented a wide cross section of the candidates with the majority been Alliance or Community Coalition/Labour candidates. There were a few Citizens & Ratepayers candidates and some independents.
    Read the full story/Visit the site - QNA
    Related Site - Pride Centre
    Pride Centre Survey of Auckland City Council Candidates - 8-Oct-1995
    The Auckland Pride Centre undertook a survey of the candidates for the Auckland City Council. Eighty candidates were surveyed with 50 replies. Of those replies eighty-two percent were found to be supportive of the gay, bisexual and transgender community. As expected Alliance and Labour/Community Coalition candidates' replies all support the community. About half of the Citizens & Ratepayers were supportive while independent candidates were least likely to reply.
    Read the full story/Visit the site - QNA
    Related Site - Pride Centre

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