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Kia ora neighbours, the Auckland Rainbow Pride Parade has been cancelled due to the threat of the Omicron variant.
This year was due to be the third incarnation of the walking parade in Ponsonby, formed following a dispute with the Auckland Pride organisation over a ban on police marching in uniform.
The parade had been scheduled to take place on February 19, but parade event manager Shaughan Woodcock said it would be a “potential health risk”, given the threat of Omicron in the community.
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