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Jan and Ruth

Jan and RuthJan and Ruth talk about their backgrounds, careers and ageing together...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, asexual, butch, lesbian...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Relationships

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa (2019)

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa (2019)Curator Stephanie Gibson talks about rainbow taonga held in the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa...

Tags: 1990s, fa'afafine, intersex, non-binary, takataapui, transgender...

Published: August 2019

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Meg Torwl

Meg TorwlMeg Torwl, a multidisciplinary artist, talks about her life and creative process. You can view some of Meg's...

Tags: abuse, ageing, ageism, arts, civil rights, colonisation...

Published: March 2013

Found in: People

Against Equality

Against EqualityAudio from Ryan Conrad's community presentation. The discussion was held at 17 Tory Street, Wellington on 1 March...

Tags: activism, anti-capitalism, anti-profit, archives, arts, assimilation...

Published: March 2015

Found in: Events

Nicki and Megan

Nicki and MeganNicki and Megan reflect on the quilt panel they made for Robin

Tags: 1990s, 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, hiv/aids, museum of new zealand te papa to...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Body Positive Drop-in Centre

Body Positive Drop-in CentreBody Positive, a peer support organisation for people living with HIV AIDS, established a Wellington drop-in centre on...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, health, hiv/aids, peer support, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Elizabeth Kerekere

Elizabeth KerekereElizabeth reflects on her early activist years with the Black Women's movement, homosexual law reform, the formation of...

Tags: 1980s, academia, cisgender, femme, gender fluid, takataapui...

Published: December 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Murray Riches

Murray RichesMurray Riches talks about his research project How Do We Make it Better. MP Jan Logie references the...

Tags: activism, alcohol and drug abuse, bullying, church, closeted, coming out...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

Launch of the Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Launch of the Wellington Pride Festival 2019Audio from the launch of the Wellington Pride Festival, held at Thistle Hall on 8 March 2019. 0006...

Tags: 2010s, accessibility, bisexual flag, civil unions, trans, transgender...

Published: March 2019

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2018)

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2018)Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 21 May...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, hiv/aids, homosexual...

Published: May 2018

Found in: HIV/AIDS

Frances Hodgkins

Frances HodgkinsAlison talks about the New Zealand painter Frances Hodgkins...

Tags: 1860s, arts, dunedin, lesbian, transcript online, visual arts...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

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

Julie Glamuzina

Julie GlamuzinaJulie talks about documenting lesbian political activity pre-homosexual law reform, her involvement in various movements in the 1970s...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: October 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Charles Mackay

Charles MackayIn 1929 Charles Mackay, a former mayor of Wanganui bled to death on a Berlin street corner -...

Tags: 1910s, 1920s, 2010s, blackmail, crime, homosexual...

Published: September 2011

Found in: People

Downstage Theatre

Downstage TheatreDownstage Theatre has seen many rainbow related performances including Angels in America, Shopping and F**king, Boys in the...

Tags: 2010s, gay, theatre, video online, walk tour, walking...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

The Womens Bookshop

The Womens BookshopCarole Beu talks about establishing The Women's Bookshop - an independent bookshop which opened in Auckland in 1989...

Tags: books, community, cooking, counselling, family, feminism...

Published: June 2013

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Thats So Gay

Thats So GayGrizz talks to the cast and crew of Thats So Gay about how the production was devised and performed

Tags: 2010s, arts, coming out, education, growing up, images online...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Arts and Media

Welby Ings on Sparrow

Welby Ings on SparrowWriter and director Welby Ings talks about his new short film Sparrow...

Tags: 1940s, 2010s, anzac day, gay, homosexual, takataapui...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Hui Takataapui interviews

Hui Takataapui interviewsParticipants talk to Tabby Besley about attending the hui which was held at Te Papa-o-Rotu Marae, Whatawhata from...

Tags: 2010s, diversity, family, food, straight, takataapui...

Published: November 2014

Found in: Hui Takataapui 2014

Participants (part 1)

Participants (part 1)Rowan Moulder talks to participants at Shift hui 2016. More participant interviews can be heard in part two...

Tags: gay, gender neutral, intersex, non-binary, queer, trans...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

Katherine Mansfield

Katherine MansfieldAlison talks about writer Katherine Mansfield and her female lovers...

Tags: 1880s, arts, bisexual, lesbian, transcript online, writing...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Philip Patston

Philip PatstonPhilip Patston from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: activism, disability, human rights, labels, politics, wellington town hall...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

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

Committee stage of the Bill

Committee stage of the BillAudio from the committee stage of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill...

Tags: 1980s, gay, historic convictions, homosexual, transexual, transgender...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Historic Convictions

Anna

AnnaAnna talks about identifying as a binary identified transsexual...

Tags: adoption, bdsm, bullying, civil unions, coming out, denial...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Tony Smith

Tony SmithTony talks about being married with children and then coming out in his 50s...

Tags: ageing, arts, children, church, coming out, creativity...

Published: October 2013

Found in: People

Queer Avengers

Queer AvengersSara Fraser talks about the history of the Queer Avengers and some of its activities. The group was...

Tags: cis female, gay, lesbian, non-binary, queer, trans...

Published: September 2018

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Re-opening of the Rainbow Room

Re-opening of the Rainbow RoomAudio from the re-opening of the Rainbow Room at Parliament. The event also marked the New Zealand...

Tags: gay, historic convictions, lesbian, trans, transexual, transgender...

Published: May 2019

Found in: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Changing Face of the Castro

Changing Face of the CastroJan de Gier from the Inn on Castro talks about the changing face of the Castro neighbourhood in...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, gay, hiv/aids, inn on castro...

Published: June 2008

Found in: People

Anne Perry

Anne PerryJoanne Drayton discusses her biography of crime writer Anne Perry, better known in New Zealand as the convicted...

Tags: 1950s, 2010s, courts, crime, feminism, lesbian...

Published: September 2012

Found in: People