Most same-sex couples did not have children 6, compared with 1, who had children. Share on Google Plus google-plus. Trending on NZ Herald. This is the biggest event on the Gay Auckland calendar and is worth planning a trip to New Zealand around! Although relatively small compared to the international gay scene, the gay community in New Zealand enjoy particularly vibrant nightlifes in major centres such as Auckland, Wellington and Hamilton. Relationships between men had been a familiar part of life before the arrival of the Europeans.
She refused to comment at the time but "came out" inone year after her political career had ended.
Statistics New Zealand proposed adding questions on sexual orientation and gender identity in the census ; however, pre-census testing found the questions were poorly received by participants and the data collected was of sub-standard quality, so the proposal was dropped. A number of gay clubs and bars in New Zealand do not have websites, but are easy enough to find in the listings of local papers. Public displays of affection are still uncommon in New Zealand but you are unlikely to experience any more issues with this that could arise in any major developed city around the world. Some members of parliament are now openly gay.
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