Rain­bow cloth­ing swap meet is matter of Pride

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

Rain­bow Youth is host­ing a Queer and Trans Cloth­ing Swap from 1pm till 4pm on Fe­bru­ary 16 as part of the Auck­land Pride Fes­ti­val.

Peo­ple aged 27 and un­der are in­vited to swap pre-loved cloth­ing and ac­ces­sories for new threads free.

Cloth­ing that could help young peo­ple who are tran­si­tion­ing would also be ap­pre­ci­ated.

Left­over items will be do­nated to char­ity or be­come part of a fu­ture Rain­bow Youth project.

To en­ter bring a cloth­ing do­na­tion or gold coin to the Rain­bow Youth Cen­tre, 281 Karanga­hape Rd. A pow­er­ful new Dutch-built tug and two new strad­dle car­ri­ers will ar­rive later this year at the Ports of Auck­land con­tainer ter­mi­nal.

With the in­crease in con­tainer vol­umes, and big­ger ships, the $12 mil­lion in­vest­ment will al­low the ter­mi­nal to boost its ef­fi­ciency.

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