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3.07PM: John Key mobbed on arrrival at BGO

Sun 12 Feb 2012 In: New Zealand Daily News

3.07PM: The Prime Minister has been surrounded by wellwishers and glbt people wanting their photo taken with him while a huge general media contingent films the enthusiastic mob. John Key arrived at the Big Gay Out moments ago and his progress around Coyle Park towards the VIP area has been slowed to a crawl by the numbers of people pressing forward to greet him. Meanwhile K Rd drag diva Miss Ribena is hosting glbt performers on the stage  for which the audience has become standing room only at the front. Throughout the park more and more glbt people are arriving to join in the carnival-like atmosphere, visit glbt organisation strands and buy snacks and food from a wide variety of concessions. Daily News is filing regular live reports throughout the afternoon from the Big Gay Out. You can discuss this New Zealand gay community news story in the Forum.      

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Sunday, 12th February 2012 - 3:13pm

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