Christchurch Gay Cruise Club Manager Attacked


Police are hunting for the two men who assaulted  the Box Gay/Bi Cruise Club manager

The attack occurred after the two men broke into the club in the early hours of 26 November. reports that the club manager and a friend were in an upstairs flat in Manning Pl, Woolston, when they heard noises below about 12.30am Thursday, Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Ford said.


The manager went downstairs to investigate. He found two men inside the building, who attacked him, Ford said.

“As a result of the assault, the manager was taken to hospital with bruising to his face.” Ford told

One man was in his late 20s, was Maori or polynesian, 178 centimetres tall, stocky and was wearing a white beanie and hoody. The second man, in his early 20s, was Maori or polynesian, large, about 170cm and wearing black clothing.

Anyone with information should phone police on (03) 363 7400 or Crimestoppers via 0800 555 111.