Kia ora, Welcome

PrideNZ.com is a community website exploring the voices and opinions of Aotearoa New Zealand's rainbow communities through over 700 audio recordings of interviews and local LGBTI events.

Pop-up Player PrideNZ.com radio:   HTML5 player   Flash player  (items shuffled randomly)


Mates and Lovers

Mates and LoversRonald Trifero Nelson and co-producer Ahi Karunaharan talk about the second season of Mates and Lovers - a...

Tags: 2010s, gay, history, mates and lovers (play), performance, theatre...

Published: October 2010

Found in: Arts and Media

Pardon Me Alan Turing

Pardon Me Alan TuringWriter Stephen Lunt talks about the play Pardon Me Alan Turing. The play runs at Bats Theatre...

Tags: 1940s, 2010s, chemical castration, computer science, historic convictions, hom...

Published: March 2018

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Vaughans getting married

Vaughans getting marriedVaughan shares his thoughts on his upcoming marriage to Shane...

Tags: 2000s, 2010s, christianity, church, civil unions, gay...

Published: March 2013

Found in: Marriage Equality

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

Katija Vlatkovich

Katija VlatkovichKatija talks about growing up, working with Rainbow Youth and organizing Proud Mary...

Tags: activism, coming out, family, music, performance, youth...

Published: August 2011

Found in: Making a Difference

Spectrum website (1996)

Spectrum website (1996)Kevin Jensen talks about creating one of the earliest rainbow websites originating from New Zealand. The website went...

Tags: 1990s, acceptance, access, bisexual, gay, heterosexual...

Published: May 2018

Found in: Arts and Media

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

Bill Logan

Bill LoganBill talks about growing up, being an activist and his role in homosexual law reform...

Tags: activism, gay, gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform, human rights, t...

Published: February 2010

Found in: People

Carmen (documentary)

Carmen (documentary)A television documentary about Carmen, produced in 1989...

Tags: 1960s, 1970s, external resource, trans*, transgender, video online...

Published: 1989

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Gay BC (28 June 1986)

Gay BC (28 June 1986)This Gay BC radio programme was broadcast on the anniversary of Stonewall, and just before the passing of...

Tags: 1980s, activism, gay, homosexual law reform, human rights, law...

Published: June 1986

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

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

Hui Takataapui interviews (part 2)

Hui Takataapui interviews (part 2)Participants talk to Tabby Besley about attending the hui which was held at Te Papa-o-Rotu Marae, Whatawhata from...

Tags: 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, hui, takataapui, waikato, youth...

Published: November 2014

Found in: Hui Takataapui 2014

Samantha

SamanthaSamantha talks about growing up in Invercargill, homophobia at university and bisexuality...

Tags: activism, assimilation, christianity, coming out, community, confidence...

Published: May 2014

Found in: South

Session 4

Session 4Audio from the session: Health and gender diversity...

Tags: ageing, education, health, health system, mental health, racism...

Published: October 2013

Found in: Beyond conference

Session 4

Session 4Audio from the session: Body Politics - food, health, fat, disability, class and moral virtue. Participants include Esther...

Tags: activism, advertising, allies, anorexia nervosa, anxiety, body image...

Published: June 2013

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

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

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

Discharge

DischargeDarren talks about being discharged from the Royal New Zealand Air Force on the grounds that he was...

Tags: employment, family, homophobia, human rights, military, programme...

Published: 1999

Found in: Documentary

Philip Patston

Philip PatstonPhilip talks about growing up, identity, comedy and uniqueness...

Tags: accessibility, acting, activism, arts, assistive technology, benefits...

Published: February 2013

Found in: People

Human Rights with Richard Tankersley

Human Rights with Richard TankersleyAudio from a presentation by Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley on human rights issues facing rainbow and gender...

Tags: gay, intersex, lesbian, queer, takataapui, transgender...

Published: March 2017

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

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

Politics and religion

Politics and religionA list of archived articles from GayNZ.com, in the original category of: Politics and religion...

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

Published: January 2001

Found in: GayNZ

Human rights and civil unions

Human rights and civil unionsAlison talks about human rights and civil unions in New Zealand...

Tags: 1980s, activism, civil unions, hate speech, homophobia, transcript online...

Published: January 2011

Found in: Queer History 101

Part 1

Part 1Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note...

Tags: bisexual, gay, homosexual, lesbian, takataapui, trans*...

Published: March 2016

Found in: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Rainbow Election Forum

Rainbow Election ForumOn 22 August 2017 Rainbow Wellington hosted a rainbow election forum at St Andrew's on the Terrace in...

Tags: 2010s, acceptance, bisexual, gay, takataapui, transgender...

Published: August 2017

Found in: Events

Phillip Peek

Phillip PeekPhillip Peek recalls working at the Sun sauna, a sex-on-site venue, in the mid-1970s and early 1980s and...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, abortion, gay, homosexual law reform, people...

Published: July 2018

Found in: People

Session 5

Session 5Audio from the session: Class panel - social stigma, mental health and institutionalisation. Participants include Hana Plant, Nic...

Tags: abuse, assimilation, bipolar disorder, class, crime, depression...

Published: June 2013

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

Photospace Gallery

Photospace GalleryPhotospace Gallery has exhibited a number of rainbow artists including photographers Mark Beehre and Jac Lynch. In 2015...

Tags: 2010s, arts, butch, butch femme, femme, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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 and aids, video online...

Published: January 2016

Found in: Wellington waterfront

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