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Rangimoana Taylor

Rangimoana TaylorRangimoana talks about growing up, biculturalism, activism and storytelling...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 2010s, gay, takataapui...

Published: March 2015

Found in: People

The Glamaphones - member interviews

The Glamaphones - member interviewsMembers of the Glamaphones talk about being a part of a rainbow choir and their two upcoming...

Tags: 2010s, children, choirs, community, community choir, concerts...

Published: February 2019

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Session 14

Session 14Audio from the session: Healthcare, housing and schools - fighting for survival, fighting for more. We still have...

Tags: activism, ageing, bullying, closeted, depression, economics...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Te Papa

Te PapaThe Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa holds numerous rainbow-related taonga (treasures) including the New Zealand AIDS...

Tags: 1990s, homosexual law reform, museums, taonga, video online, walk tour...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Steve Lawrence

Steve LawrenceSteve talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: drag, performance, queen of the whole universe, steve lawrence, theatre...

Published: March 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

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

Nikki Lee Carlson

Nikki Lee CarlsonNikki Lee reflects on a journey that has taken her from having a successful singer career as a...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2010s, addiction, gay, transgender...

Published: July 2016

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

Beyond Rainbows

Beyond RainbowsPanel members talk about the challenges of being a minority within rainbow communities. The discussion was...

Tags: agender, aromantic, asexual, bisexual, gay, intersex...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

Scott Johnston

Scott JohnstonScott talks about coming out in the 1980s and being one of the creators of the Hero parade...

Tags: arts, christianity, coming out, community, dance, death...

Published: May 2013

Found in: People

St James Theatre

St James TheatreThe Topp Twins, Douglas Wright, Michael Parmenter have all performed at the St. James. The theatre is also...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, dance, grief, hiv/aids, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Session 3

Session 3Audio from the session: Takatāpui, Pasifika ways and beyond queer theory. Participants include Maihi Makiha and Kim Mcbreen...

Tags: church, colonisation, gender identity, health, heteronormativity, history...

Published: June 2013

Found in: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

30th Anniversary of the Homosexual Law Reform Act

30th Anniversary of the Homosexual Law Reform ActAudio from the 30th Anniversary of the Homosexual Law Reform Act event, held in the Grand Hall, Parliament...

Tags: 1980s, 2010s, activism, coming out, cross political party working group, homos...

Published: July 2016

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Wendy Cunningham and Melanie Church

Wendy Cunningham and Melanie ChurchWendy and Melanie talk about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant as both a...

Tags: 2000s, auckland, drag, performance, queen of the whole universe, theatre...

Published: February 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

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

HLR30 Hands On

HLR30 Hands OnCreek talks about HLR30 Hands On - a massage event in April 2016 to show appreciation to the...

Tags: bisexual, butch, gay, lesbian, queer, trans...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

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

Meeting places

Meeting placesAlison talks about the different types of places queer communities met...

Tags: 1940s, club 41 (wellington), royal oak hotel (wellington), social, transcript ...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Conan McKegg

Conan McKeggConan talks about writing for the screen and working on the draft script for House of Memories...

Tags: 2010s, acting, gay, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: February 2014

Found in: People

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

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

Campbell Gordon

Campbell GordonRecorded before he won Queen of the Whole Universe as Ms Spain, Campbell talks about performing in the...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, drag, performance, youth...

Published: July 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Vicki-Anne Heikell and Bronwyn Officer

Vicki-Anne Heikell and Bronwyn OfficerVicki-Anne and Bronwyn talk about various practical ideas for maintaining a personal or group archive. If you would...

Tags: archives, education, history, identity, legacy, library...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Zac

ZacZac talks about identifying as non-binary gender...

Tags: bullying, children, christianity, coming out, community, depression...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

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

Out in the Square

Out in the SquareJo Jackson interviews stall holders and visitors to Out in the Square which was held in Civic Square...

Tags: bisexual, fa'afafine, gay, intersex, lesbian, queer...

Published: January 2013

Found in: Events

Rene Capone

Rene CaponeRene talks about growing up and working as an artist in San Francisco, USA...

Tags: arts, gay, profile, san francisco, united states of america, visual arts...

Published: June 2008

Found in: People

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

Evan Donnelly

Evan DonnellyEvan talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2010s, drag, gay auckland business association (gaba), performance, queen of t...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Geno Sisneros

Geno SisnerosGeno talks about the journey to becoming ordained as a priest in the Anglican Church, and taking a...

Tags: activism, anxiety, billboards, christianity, church, civil unions...

Published: May 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality