THANK-YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

MASSIVE thank-you to everyone here who has supported us so far. Whether it be through donation of time, money, resources or advice. We appreciate everything you have done for us. Support those, who support us. Click on the pics for more details.


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2021 SUPPORTERS


Massive thank-you to Neil who helped us put this website together, we couldn't appreciate you more! Click on the logo to the left and check out Neil's 360 photography creations or head into Inkt on Vic Ave to see his work on display.


Whanganui & Partners is Whanganui’s economic development agency. They work to promote Whanganui as a destination to live, visit, work, study and invest. Including supportinging new and existing events.

Whanganui is a place steeped in history, art and culture. Big enough to draw crowds and small enough to be intimate. Click on the logo to find out about everything you're going to love about our wonderful piece of paradise.

express is New Zealand’s only LGBT+ magazine and website. Their goal is to continuously inform, support and strengthen the LGBT+ community New Zealand-wide by delving into relevant people, stories and events. express celebrated its 28 year anniversary in 2019, making them the longest-running and only LGBT+ publication in New Zealand.

Stellar Restaurant & Bar is another of our fave businesses who have jumped on board to support Pride Week 2020. Whether you're after a full dining experience, a casual brunch or lunch, or a lively late night entertainment venue, Stellar can make your visit a fantastic experience!

Thanks to the team at Bayleys for supporting our Pride Sessions and Pride Movie by letting us use their Hall Space. Bayleys Whanganui offers a full-service Real Estate office and their capabilities include residential, rural, lifestyle, commercial and industrial.


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2020 SUPPORTERS

The Whanganui Community Foundation has made it possible for us to open our office in November 2020. We appreciate all their support and guidance with our application. Click on the logo to the left to find out about all the amazing things that the WCF is doing in our community!


Massive thank-you to Neil who helped us put this website together, we couldn't appreciate you more! Click on the logo to the left and check out Neil's 360 photography creations or head into Inkt on Vic Ave to see his work on display.


Whanganui & Partners is Whanganui’s economic development agency. They work to promote Whanganui as a destination to live, visit, work, study and invest. Including supportinging new and existing events.

Whanganui is a place steeped in history, art and culture. Big enough to draw crowds and small enough to be intimate. Click on the logo to find out about everything you're going to love about our wonderful piece of paradise.

We are so thankful to have a local, community radio station that supports us in everything we do. Like Pride Whanganui, the More FM team are proud to represent everyone in this community and strive to stand behind all initiatives that see us celebrate as one.

Inkt is New Zealand’s largest pen shop, specialising in quality pens, ink and stationery. Inkt is locally owned and operated in Whanganui. Visit the Inkt shop located at 17 Victoria Ave or online at the inkt.co.nz website. Featuring over 100 brands, almost 900 pens in stock and over 600 different colours of ink. However you want to express yourself on paper, they can help.

Carol from Chonel is such an integral part of our Whanganui community and we are so thankful to have her and her team support us this Pride Week. They are dedicated to excellence in service and care so you know you’re always going to feel welcomed and included at their place.

Stellar Restaurant & Bar is another of our fave businesses who have jumped on board to support Pride Week 2020. Whether you're after a full dining experience, a casual brunch or lunch, or a lively late night entertainment venue, Stellar can make your visit a fantastic experience!

Thanks to the team at Bayleys for supporting our Pride Sessions and Pride Movie by letting us use their Hall Space. Bayleys Whanganui offers a full-service Real Estate office and their capabilities include residential, rural, lifestyle, commercial and industrial.


Ardon England comes home to Whanganui and brings with him - Pride Box! Pride Box Is a LGBTQI+ Boxing program aimed at building strength, confidence and empowerment within the community through the art of boxing.



The wonderful hosts of our Pride Box Classes. Iron Alley Personal Training Studio specializes in one on one personal training. Also providing group fitness classes for all ages and fitness levels.

The Whanganui River Markets are not only the starting point for our Pride Walk, but the River Traders have also donated two weeks worth of stall space to us. The Whanganui River Markets includes both The River Traders and Whanganui Farmers Markets, every Saturday 8.30am til 1pm on the riverbank.

The hosts of our first ever Pride Party - Georgie and Matt are two beautiful souls who give out nothing but love. We love you and we love Lucky Bar, the most inclusive bar by far!

Hosts of our Pride Family Festival, Malcom and Roxie are continuing an epic legacy with the Citadel. This has become a hub for the community, offering some of the best food and drink this town has to offer!! Did we mention the loaded fries?!! Nom.

The other host of our Pride Family Festival. The Rangiora Street Library is a self service library hub stocked & serviced by Whanganui Libraries. It now has a brand new collection of LGBTQIA+ Books for kids, teens and adults.

Massive thank-you to James Barron for always being a champion of change, progress and innovation. In our opinion and many others, Castlecliff is 100% the LGBTQIA+ Capital of Whanganui!

All our art supplies at our Pride Family Festival have been donated by Resese. Paint, drop cloths, brushes and buckets! Resene has everything you need for your decorating project, from quality colour and paints, decorating accessories and professional advice to help you get a superb finish on your project inside or out.

Massive thanks to Karine & Grant for sponsoring all our gear for the Pride Walk and Pride Family Festival. As the largest hire business in Whanganui they aim to serve the Whanganui community well and do things right. They have a great range of gear for contractors and DIY enthusiasts.


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2019 SUPPORTERS

Massive thank-you to Neil who helped us put this website together, we couldn't appreciate you more! Click on the logo to the left and check out Neil's 360 photography creations or head into Inkt on Vic Ave to see his work on display.

The hosts of our first ever Pride Party - Georgie and Matt are two beautiful souls who give out nothing but love. We love you and we love Lucky Bar, the most inclusive bar by far!


Nina from Subway St Johns is a huge support of Pride Whanganui, so much so she donated a SIX FOOT LONG Subway to one lucky workplace who got into the swing of Pride Week.
Thanks Nina!


Gail Imhoff captured some incredible photos of our first ever Pride Walk, we can not be more thankful that she did. It was incredible to have this moment of Whanganui history documented.

The River City Press - in particular Doug Davidson who was not afraid to jump in boots and all to promote our first Pride Week and allow us to "start the conversation".


Dravtzki Lawn Care - look out for the trailer with the big Rainbow Flag driving around town. That's our mates at DLC. Doing amazing things for your garden and for our community.



We couldn't love Robi and her team more! You'll be pampered, feel relaxed and never want to leave! This team brings it to the table every single time! We love ya Vivo Whanganui!

Alarm Watch has helped keep New Zealand secure since 1988. For your home or office, Alarm Watch have all your monitoring needs sorted.


We love our Burger Champs from over East! We still reckon a rainbow burger should be the goer for our next Pride Week! Check out Burger Cartel in the Whanganui East Shopping Centre.


In the words of Anika Moa - yussss Qween! We love these locally made products! At the heart of these Kearose products is an eco-friendly ethos. Their clean burning candles contain no nasty ingredients and are not tested on animals.


What can I say?! The Rutland Arms Inn is the heart of the Main Street of Whanganui. Huge range of Craft Beers, delicious food, gorgeous accommodation, fire, delicious food (did we mention that?!)... all the good stuff!



Triton Hearing Whanganui are passionate about giving you a better experience and committed to keeping you connected with the people and the life you love.



Philip Stokes has creative talent and flair that we could only dream of! He is one of Australasia's leading contemporary glass artists, and we're lucky to have him call Whanganui, home!