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Pink Drinks

Pink DrinkPink Drinks is a regular event run by various GLBTI groups throughout New Zealand. The emphasis is on socialising and connecting with the local GLBTI community- anyone gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender or intersex is more than welcome, as are out of towners just looking to meet the locals.

Upcoming Pink Drink dates for  2018

Put the following dates in your diary.  Location and time will be confirmed closer to the event. As it’s up to the hosts to decide on the format, they could also choose to move the date out a day or so; Sunday afternoon’s are sometimes proving popular!   Subscribe to our mailing list, or keep an eye on our Facebook page to be kept updated.

Location Date*
Haruru Falls (Paihia) 9 December 2017
Up for grabs 10 March 2018
Up for grabs 21 April 2018
Up for grabs 2 June 2018
Up for grabs 14 July 2018

* Use this as a guide only; dates are provisional and may change as we get a month or so out.  We try and stick to them as closely as possible, but please subscribe to our newsletter if you want to be kept informed of details on the event.

The idea is simple. Every 6 weeks, a Pink Drinks social gathering runs usually on a Saturday evening between 5 and 7 pm.  It’s hosted at a different location, and by different hosts each time, with attendees offering to host the next event. Everyone brings their own drinks, but the hosts provide nibbles, glasses and ice, asking a donation to help cover the costs of catering. We’ve recently also introduced ‘bring a plate’ for hosts that don’t wish to cater, but still want to host a pink drinks.

Even though the official get together only lasts for 2 hours, more often than not, we continue to party on much longer.  Gay In The Bay hosts Pink Drinks at various places around Bay of Islands.   The last year or so, Sunday afternoon has become popular, particularly in the cooler months. This is entirely up to the host, so keep an eye on our calendar and subscribe to our mailing list to get the latest details of our next event.

  • Krissie Pixies 2017 18 November, 2017
    Our Pink Christmas party will with the well established Haruru Falls location.  This year we invite you to dress as pixies, or any thing that glitter and glows. We didn’t have a catch up last month, so let’s make sure we have a HUGE one for December. As always, details as always are only sent […]