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Marching girls and boys, Camp Mother and Camp Leader, even synchronised lawnmowers, dance down Auckland’s Ponsonby Road in a celebration of gay pride. The theme of this edition of the (nearly) annual 90s street parade was Age of Aquarius, fitting given the heavy rain, and the parade went ahead despite controversy that almost saw it cancelled. The parade was saved by sponsorship from Metro Magazine after the City Promotions Committee declined the request for funding. The parade attracted 70 floats, and up to 200,000 spectators.

He's a model and a style-guru and he certainly looks like one.
- Host Kerre Woodham describes Colin Mathura-Jeffree

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Livingstone

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The copyright for this title is held by Livingstone Productions Ltd.

Acknowledgements

Produced with funding from NZ On Air