Some of New Zealand’s most popular sports have come together today (31 May 2016) to commit to developing and implementing policies, programmes and practices that encourage greater diversity and inclusion across sport.
Proud to Play are thrilled to have received a letter of support from the office of MP Lousia Wall.
Her letter reads as follows:
As the Chair of Labour’s Rainbow Caucus and member of Parliament’s Cross Party Rainbow Network, I am pleased to offer this letter in support of the Proud to Play Foundation’s inaugural Proud to Play sports tournament…
The inaugural Proud to Play NZ tournament in Aotearoa New Zealand will take place in Auckland over 13 – 20 February 2016.
Proud to Play NZ features over 11 sport competitions, and registrations opened today.
On Thursday 3rd September 2015 GLISA AP notified us that the sporting, cultural and human rights event planned for February 2016 could not be branded as the “Outgames”. The volunteer lead team in New Zealand, quickly gathered to decide how we should proceed and we were all very excited about continuing with plans to deliver a LGBT+ event in February 2016.