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First reading of the Bill

First reading of the BillAudio from the first reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill, introduced into Parliament by Labour...

Tags: christianity, church, civil unions, human rights, law, marriage...

Published: August 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

Benji Watt

Benji WattBenji talks about being the first openly gay boxing judge in New Zealand and his upcoming marriage...

Tags: 2010s, boxing, civil unions, community, gay, transgender...

Published: May 2015

Found in: People

Maree Turner

Maree TurnerMaree Turner has been in the photographic industry for 15 years. She creates both natural and fine art...

Tags: arts, images online, maree turner, photography, visual arts...

Published: 2011

Found in: Gallery

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

Closing plenary

Closing plenaryAudio from the closing plenary hosted by Ros Noonan. This is followed by the poroporoaki led by...

Tags: 2010s, activism, intersex, takataapui, trans*, transgender...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Proud 2016

Michael Sanders

Michael SandersMichael talks about being one of the choreographers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...

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

Published: April 2012

Found in: Queen of the Whole Universe

HIV AIDS panel discussion

HIV AIDS panel discussionAudio from a panel discussion on HIV AIDS, held at the New Zealand Film Archive in Wellington on...

Tags: 2010s, community, gay, straight, takataapui, transgender...

Published: April 2014

Found in: HIV AIDS

Part 2

Part 2Audio from the session: The Book That Turned the Light On. In a past of illegality and stigma...

Tags: butch, cis female, gay, homosexual, queer, takataapui...

Published: February 2016

Found in: Same Same But Different (2016)

Kevin Jensen

Kevin JensenKevin reflects on taking the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt into the community, and designing the quilt website...

Tags: 1990s, 2010s, education, hiv and aids, school...

Published: May 2012

Found in: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa

Ian Smith

Ian SmithIan talks about the early years of HIV AIDS in Christchurch. Ian also talks about the establishment of...

Tags: activism, community, death, discrimination, drugs, education...

Published: May 2012

Found in: HIV AIDS

HIV

HIVA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: HIV...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

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

Reflections on Church and State

Reflections on Church and StateAudio from a marriage equality discussion held at St Andrew's on the Terrace on 7 November 2012. Rev...

Tags: 2010s, civil unions, discrimination, equality, homosexual law reform, human ri...

Published: November 2012

Found in: Marriage Equality

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

Part 1 (9 April 1986)

Part 1 (9 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April...

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

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Paul Diamond

Paul DiamondPaul talks about his careers as a writer, journalist and historian...

Tags: archives, coming out, media, profile, wellington, writing...

Published: February 2010

Found in: People

Mark

MarkMark talks about early years in Queenstown, coming out to family members and being bullied at university...

Tags: closeted, coming out, community, family, friends, gender studies...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Val

ValVal talks about lesbian movements in the 1990s, visibility and co-founding The Drag Kings...

Tags: 2010s, androgynous, butch, femme, lesbian, transcript online...

Published: April 2015

Found in: Butch on Butch

Hui Takataapui interviews (part 1)

Hui Takataapui interviews (part 1)Participants 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

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)

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

Mitch Yusof

Mitch YusofMitch Yusof from Malaysia talks about attending the human rights conference...

Tags: 2010s, asia pacific outgames (2011), human rights, malaysia, mitch yusof...

Published: March 2011

Found in: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames

Emma and John Kelly

Emma and John KellyEmma and John talk about their daughter / father relationship...

Tags: children, civil unions, coming out, divorce, family, feminism...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Relationships

Sam Orchard

Sam OrchardSam talks about growing up, comics and creativity...

Tags: arts, comics, coming out, creativity, difference, family...

Published: February 2013

Found in: People

Part 2 (16 October 1985)

Part 2 (16 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Auckland Pride Parade

Auckland Pride Parade2013 saw the first parade held in Auckland in over a decade. The parade also saw the...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, gay, lesbian, trans*, transgender...

Published: February 2013

Found in: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Arriving at the hui

Arriving at the huiRowan Moulder describes arriving at Tapu te Ranga Marae for Shift hui 2016...

Tags: 2010s, asexual, bisexual, flags, non-binary, transgender...

Published: April 2016

Found in: Shift hui (2016)

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

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

Hugo Gong

Hugo GongHugo is a photographer based in Wellington, New Zealand. Many of these images were shot during a...

Tags: 2000s, arts, images online, photography, visual arts, wellington...

Published: 2010

Found in: Gallery