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PrideNZ.com is a website exploring the voices and opinions of Aotearoa New Zealand's rainbow communities through over 800 audio recordings of interviews and local LGBTI events.


Nigel Studdart

Nigel StuddartNigel Studdart talks about the impact of losing his teaching position at Pompallier Catholic College during the Marriage...

Tags: 2010s, church, discrimination, employment, family, transcript online...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Sophie Jayawardene

Sophie JayawardeneSophie talks about being diagnosed HIV+ in 1989, her journey with HIV and living positively...

Tags: 1980s, abortion, activism, children, discrimination, heterosexual...

Published: April 2014

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Miscellaneouslee

MiscellaneousleeMiscellaneouslee talks about family life, Auckland in the 1980s and performing in drag...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, acceptance, gay, takataapui...

Published: October 2013

Found in: People

Joleen Mataele

Joleen MataeleJoleen Mataele: sharing a life of an activist and an open transgender person M-F in a country that...

Tags: fakaleiti, intersex, lesbian, queer, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Human Rights with Richard Tankersley

Human Rights with Richard TankersleyAudio from a presentation by Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley on human rights issues facing rainbow and gender...

Tags: gay, intersex, lesbian, queer, takataapui, transgender...

Published: March 2017

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Jack Body - Carmen

Jack Body - CarmenJack talks about writing Songs and Dances of Desire - a work inspired by Carmen Rupe and...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, aversion therapy, coming out, gay, transgender...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Hall of fame

Hall of fameA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Hall of fame...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, gaynz.com, internet, media...

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Gay Liberation

Gay LiberationAlison talks about the Gay Liberation movement in New Zealand...

Tags: 1970s, activism, gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform, human rights...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Agender New Zealand

Agender New ZealandCherise Witehira, president of Agender New Zealand, talks about how the organisation supports transgender people and their families...

Tags: addiction, drug abuse, education, family, gender identity, growing up...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Hikoi to Out in the Park

Hikoi to Out in the ParkAudio from the hikoi to Out in the Park. The hikoi began in Civic Square and walked around...

Tags: 2010s, craftivism, knitting, moment of silence, school, youth...

Published: February 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Grant Robertson

Grant RobertsonGrant Robertson from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member...

Tags: alcohol, coming out, depression, discrimination, diversity, education...

Published: October 2012

Found in: Rainbow Politicians

Speaking Out Proud

Speaking Out ProudAudio from the plenary session: Speaking Out Proud. The New Zealand Human Rights Commission held a moderated 'open...

Tags: bisexual, gay, intersex, lesbian, queer, takataapui...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Part 2 (23 October 1985)

Part 2 (23 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 23 October...

Tags: 1980s, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual law reform peti...

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Dusty

DustyDusty talks about growing up and being out in Dunedin...

Tags: bullying, camp, children, coming out, community, denial...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Peter Lineham

Peter LinehamPeter talks about his religious and spiritual journey and how he came to Auckland Community Church...

Tags: billboards, christianity, church, civil rights, civil unions, coming out...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

National news

National newsA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: National news...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, gaynz.com, internet, media...

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Julian Cook

Julian CookJulian talks about organising a variety of corporate and community-based events, including the GABA Gold Charity Auction, and...

Tags: community, event management, organising, support, venues, volunteer...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Part 2 (9 April 1986)

Part 2 (9 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April...

Tags: 1980s, accomodation, discrimination, equality, homosexual, scouts...

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Gabi Rosenstreich

Gabi RosenstreichGabi Rosenstreich from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), australia, gabi rosenstreich, human right...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Miriam Saphira

Miriam SaphiraMiriam talks about establishing the Charlotte Museum Trust - a museum based in Auckland that collects and preserves...

Tags: activism, archives, arts, education, elders, feminism...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Johnny Givins

Johnny GivinsJohnny talks about growing up, producing the television series Queer Nation and documenting the Hero parades...

Tags: 1960s, gay, media, performance, profile, television...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

Hagley Park killing

Hagley Park killingAlison talks about the killing of Charles Aberhart in 1964. Aberhart had been cruising in Hagley Park when...

Tags: 1960s, beats, courts, crime, gay, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Now and Then

Now and ThenAudio from the session: Now and Then. A mash-up of readings of new voices and established writers noted...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, gay, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Drew Hadwen

Drew HadwenDrew Hadwen talks about the development of the Devotion dance parties/festivals, and the Beacons of Hope services in...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, assimilation, belonging, hiv/aids...

Published: August 2018

Found in: People

Larger Than Life Stories

Larger Than Life StoriesAudio from the session: Larger Than Life Stories. Alison Mau wrote the remarkable story of Liz Roberts, the...

Tags: 1940s, 1950s, 1990s, 2010s, lesbian, transgender...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Dana de Milo on Carmen Rupe

Dana de Milo on Carmen RupeDana talks about her friendship with Carmen, working at The Balcony and sex work in the 1970s. Dana...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, art-a-rama, black magic, transexual, transgender...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Roy Ayling and Norman Gibson

Roy Ayling and Norman GibsonMiriam Saphira talks about her father Norman and his relationship with Roy. The two men met as...

Tags: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: February 2016

Found in: People

Whakarongo: Pride, ILGA World and beyond

Whakarongo: Pride, ILGA World and beyondInterviews with participants from the community hui: Whakarongo - Pride, ILGA World and beyond. The hui was...

Tags: events, femme, gay, lesbian, takataapui, trans...

Published: January 2019

Found in: Events

Frank Kitts Park Lagoon

Frank Kitts Park LagoonIn the 1990s the lagoon was the site for Beacons of Hope - a memorial ceremony for those...

Tags: 1990s, aotearoa new zealand, frank kitts park lagoon (wellington), hiv/aids, m...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Blue

BlueMary talks about growing up and dealing with depression...

Tags: 1960s, depression, health, lesbian, transcript online, video online...

Published: 2010

Found in: Rainbow Touchstones