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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.


Bhakti Shah

Bhakti ShahBhakti Shah from Nepal talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, nepal, transgender, welling...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Des Smith and John Jolliff

Des Smith and John JolliffDes and John talk about their early lives, their relationship, homosexual law reform, the beginnings of HUG (Wellington)...

Tags: 1930s, 1970s, 1980s, 2000s, age of consent, gay...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Relationships

Carmen Rupe interview (1975)

Carmen Rupe interview (1975)Carmen Rupe is interviewed by 2ZM night host David Mahoney on 22 November 1975. The recording is part...

Tags: bisexual, external resource, gay, lesbian, trans, transexual...

Published: November 1975

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Lower Cuba Street

Lower Cuba StreetLower Cuba Street has seen a number of rainbow-related events. In the mid-1980s there was a pro-homosexual law...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, acceptance, family, lesbian, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

Dunedin beats

Dunedin beatsRalph Knowles remembers the Dunedin beats of the 1950s, and being involved in the campaigns for homosexual law...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, 1980s, activism, anonymous sex, gay...

Published: December 2011

Found in: Ralph Knowles

Third reading of the Bill

Third reading of the BillAudio from the third reading of the Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...

Tags: 2010s, children, family, human rights, lesbian, parents...

Published: April 2014

Found in: Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill

Paramount Theatre

Paramount TheatreThe Paramount has hosted the (mostly) annual OutTakes: A Reel Queer Film Festival since the mid 1990s. In...

Tags: 2010s, film, internet, lesbian, stereotypes, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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

Poutokomanawa storytelling

Poutokomanawa storytellingAs part of the exhibition Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation, community members came together to recount stories of...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, gay, lesbian, trans, transgender...

Published: October 2019

Found in: Poutokomanawa exhibition

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

Rainbow Youth

Rainbow YouthThomas Hamilton and Sam Shore talk about the history and aims of Rainbow Youth in Auckland. This podcast...

Tags: 1980s, auckland, organisation, support, transcript online, youth...

Published: September 2010

Found in: Groups and Organisations

Peter Wells

Peter WellsPeter talks about the journey as a film maker and writer...

Tags: 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, gay, homosexual, transexual...

Published: October 2013

Found in: People

Flashback

FlashbackA short video highlighting some of the people and actions during homosexual law reform in Aotearoa New Zealand...

Tags: 1980s, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual law reform petition, salv...

Published: July 2015

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Annah Pickering

Annah PickeringAnnah Pickering from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, auckland, human rights, new zealand prostitutes collective, sex work, w...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Bruce Kilmister

Bruce KilmisterBruce talks about his childhood, the early years of HIV in New Zealand, the NZ AIDS Foundation, Hero...

Tags: 1950s, 1980s, addiction, azt, church, gay...

Published: June 2013

Found in: People

Ceremony Images

Ceremony Images

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, hiv/aids, images online, st matthew-in-...

Published: April 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Anna

AnnaAnna talks about living in Nelson and being attracted to women...

Tags: activism, adoption, books, children, civil unions, clothing...

Published: October 2013

Found in: South

Charlie Tredway

Charlie TredwayCharlie, a Community Engagement Officer with the New Zealand AIDS Foundation talks about attending Out in the Park...

Tags: 2010s, advertising, anal sex, cd4 threshold, community, gay...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Out in the Park participants

Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann

Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-EndemannFuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann delivers a keynote presentation. Karl is introduced by Kevin Hague. The presentation happened during the...

Tags: 2010s, history, human rights, ilott theatre (wellington town hall), transcript...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Neon Rainbow

Neon RainbowA group of men reflect on drug and alcohol use in the gay community...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, alcohol and drug abuse, depression, gay, transcript online...

Published: 1999

Found in: Documentary

Part 2 (20 November 1985)

Part 2 (20 November 1985)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 20 November...

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

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Group Programme (March 2016)

Group Programme (March 2016)Over 5 weekends in February/March 2016 a group came together at Wellington Access Radio to learn about various...

Tags: 2010s, advice, bisexual, gay, nerd, queer...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Ron New

Ron NewRon talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

Tags: 2000s, aotearoa new zealand, auckland, drag, performance, theatre...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

Part 1

Part 1Audio from the session: The Book That Turned the Light On. In a past of illegality and stigma...

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

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Third reading of the Bill

Third reading of the BillAudio from the third reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill...

Tags: bisexual, gay, historic convictions, homosexual, lesbian, takataapui...

Published: April 2018

Found in: Historic Convictions

Jeremy Naylor

Jeremy NaylorJeremy Naylor from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, jeremy naylor, wellington t...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Shevon Matai

Shevon MataiShevon Matai from American Samoa talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, american samoa, human rights, shevon matai, transgender, wellington tow...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Keith King

Keith KingKeith talks about spirituality, discovery and ageing...

Tags: accident, ageing, assimilation, children, christianity, church...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Third reading of the Bill

Third reading of the BillAudio from the third reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. It was introduced into...

Tags: 2010s, adoption, children, civil rights, civil unions, takataapui...

Published: April 2013

Found in: Marriage Equality

Session 6

Session 6Audio from the session: Takaktāpui perspectives. Historically Māori society was based on sexual diversity and acceptance of difference...

Tags: christianity, colonisation, diversity, identity, maori, sexuality...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference