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In New Zealand, UniQ is the Queer Students Association at New Zealand universities.
UniQ is active at all New Zealand universities and several polytechnics. In New Zealand, the term queer has been reclaimed - that is, it was once (and by many is still held to be) a term of severe offence - to represent all people that are not heterosexual; gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered or transsexual, fa'afafine , takatäpui. UniQ works to promote education and understanding for and about queer students at university and regular events held around New Zealand's universities include Pride Week when local UniQs facilitate a week long series of events usually culminating in a dance party . UniQ meets once annually at a national conference. After a pause of some years, conferences have been held annually since 2001:
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