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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.


Seamas Gormley

Seamas GormleySeamas talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, arts, auckland, drag, performance, theatre...

Published: July 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Part 1 (20 November 1985)

Part 1 (20 November 1985)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 20 November...

Tags: don mckinnon, fran wilde, geoff braybrooke, geoffrey palmer, george gair, grae...

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Session 10

Session 10Audio from the session: Beyond marriage. Marriage is often presented as the highest legal right for LGBT communities...

Tags: activism, bullying, capitalism, child care, children, class...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Fighting Homophobia

Fighting HomophobiaAudio from the second keynote panel discussion: Fighting Homophobia in Our Communities. Speakers include Bill Logan, Eileen...

Tags: activism, adoption, board of trustees, bullying, charter schools, civil unions...

Published: December 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality Conference

John Jakeman profile

John Jakeman profileJohn Jakeman talks about growing up in Wellington in the 1950s, working at the Royal Oak tavern in...

Tags: bisexual, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer, transexual...

Published: May 2017

Found in: John Jakeman

Rev. Dr. Margaret Mayman

Rev. Dr. Margaret MaymanMargaret talks about religion and spirituality...

Tags: aotearoa new zealand, lesbian, religion, spirituality, st andrew's on the terr...

Published: February 2010

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

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

Cindy Lewis (1)

Cindy Lewis (1)Cindy Lewis from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), cindy lewis, gisborne, human rights, tran...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Law reform

Law reformAlison talks about homosexual law reform in New Zealand...

Tags: 1970s, activism, gay liberation movement, hate speech, homophobia, transcript ...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

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

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

Paul Diamond

Paul DiamondPaul talks about some of the techniques he uses to record oral histories...

Tags: 2010s, archives, gay, legacy, maori, military...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Creating Our Stories

Vaitoa Toelupe

Vaitoa ToelupeVaitoa Toelupe from Samoa talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, samoa, transgender, vaitoa toelupe...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Enough is Enough (2004)

Enough is Enough (2004)MP Georgina Beyer confronts Destiny Church followers on the steps of Parliament during the Enough is Enough march...

Tags: 2000s, civil unions, hate, march, member of parliament, parliament...

Published: August 2004

Found in: Civil Unions

Our Stonewall

Our Stonewall2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City. The uprising, which began...

Tags: bisexual, gay, homosexual, queer, takataapui, trans...

Published: June 2019

Found in: Events

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

Features (1)

Features (1)A list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Features (1)...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Marilyn Waring

Marilyn WaringMarilyn Waring delivers a keynote presentation. Marilyn is introduced by Kevin Hague. The presentation happened during the opening...

Tags: 2010s, activism, human rights, ilott theatre (wellington town hall), politics...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Steve McVey

Steve McVeySteve talks about his photography and latest project Lost...

Tags: arts, boarding school, bullying, coming out, creativity, diversity...

Published: March 2014

Found in: People

Rachel Hoskin

Rachel HoskinRachel Hoskin talks about Butch: A Photographic Exploration, a social project of reaction to Butch women. The...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, butch, femme, soft butch, wahine toa...

Published: July 2017

Found in: Arts and Media

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

Georgia Andrews

Georgia AndrewsAs part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office...

Tags: 2010s, georgia andrews, parliament, rainbow room (parliament)...

Published: April 2019

Found in: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Session 6

Session 6Audio from the session: Desire as social currency and how desire is constructed around stigmatised and non-normative bodies...

Tags: de-transition, desexualisation, desire, fetishism, hate, identity...

Published: June 2013

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

Launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019

Launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019Audio from the launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019. The event was held at the National...

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

Published: August 2018

Found in: ILGA World Conference 2019

Committee of the Whole House (16 April 1986)

Committee of the Whole House (16 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 April...

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

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Mary OHagan

Mary OHaganMary O'Hagan talks about growing up and mental health issues...

Tags: 1960s, health, lesbian, mental health, profile, transcript online...

Published: October 2010

Found in: People

Circa Theatre (Harris Street)

Circa Theatre (Harris Street)The corner of Harris Street and Jervois Quay is the former location of Circa Theatre. The Topp...

Tags: 1980s, circa theatre (wellington), performance, theatre, walk tour, walking...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Session 9

Session 9Audio from the session: Beyond the gender binary. There is so much more than she and he, him...

Tags: 2010s, attitude, genderqueer, intersex, non-binary, transgender...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Rainbows in a Monochrome World

Rainbows in a Monochrome WorldNavigating the world as someone from rainbow communities brings with it many challenges, taking different forms for different...

Tags: agender, bisexual, cisgender, femme, gender fluid, non-binary...

Published: April 2017

Found in: Shift hui (2017)

Wellington Pride Parade 2017

Wellington Pride Parade 2017Audio from the Wellington Pride Parade 2017. This was the first time in over two decades that a...

Tags: bisexual, gay, genderqueer, intersex, lesbian, non-binary...

Published: March 2017

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2017