The return of a Pride Parade to Auckland has been declared a fabulous success.
Twelve years after Hero died, Ponsonby Road has seen the return of strutting drag queens, two-mum families and hairy gay men known affectionately as "bears" - who even brought their own Goldilocks.
Check out some of the action in this video:
And here are some more highlights:
Thousands of people lined the streets to watch the floats go by and shouted, waved and cheered.