Archives New Zealand

In this podcast Donal Raethel, a senior archivist at Archives New Zealand, talks about some of the "wonderous treasures" held in the archive relating to rainbow communities including: homosexual law reform and civil union material, items on Dr Hjelman von Danneville, Amy Bock, Charles Mackay and drag performance within the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force during WW2.

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Dr von Dannevill
Dr von Dannevill
Amy Bock
Ralph Dyer (aka Marlene Heatrash)
New Zealand Police Gazette
Charles Mackay - New Zealand Police Gazette
Donal Raethel

Citation information

Record date:4th October 2016
Interviewer:Gareth Watkins