LGBTQI+

By TRACEY ROXBURGH WHILE RuPaul’s Drag Race gets much of the credit, born-and-bred Queenstowner George Dagg was possibly always destined for his new career path. Dagg works at Life’s a Grind Espresso by day and, more and more often, by night...
By HUGH COLLINS The organiser of Queenstown’s annual Winter Pride’s staggered he hasn’t received support from a ratepayer-funded tourism body. Martin King wrote to Destination Queenstown, City Hall and Queenstown’s Chamber of Commerce at the start of May in a bid...
By HUGH COLLINS Despite ongoing uncertainty with Covid-19 restrictions, Queenstown's Winter Pride will officially go ahead in 2020. The hugely popular annual event was put on hold at the end of March, just before the start of the Alert Level 4 lockdown. All...
By PHILIP CHANLDER To help Queenstown's economic recovery, the resort's being touted as a New Zealand, Australasian and even global capital for same-sex weddings and civil unions. Behind the initiative are Winter Pride festival co-organiser Martin King, who started the Pride...
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