Historical Events - Media coverage

This page contains a list of known audio, visual or written media coverage relating to LGBTI rainbow issues that is still accessible at various heritage institutions.

7 Feb 1925NZ Truth reports The Dazzling Dandies - a prisoners' extravaganza at New Plymouth Prison (New Plymouth, New Zealand)
Since 1917, New Plymouth Prison had mainly housed sexual offenders - including homosexualists.
Links: NZ Truth
28 Mar 1925NZ Truth reports on homosexualists in high society and in the arts (New Zealand)
Links: NZ Truth
1 Jun 1944NZ Truth reports on New Plymouth Prison (New Plymouth, New Zealand)
Since 1917 the prison has housed sexual perverts, including homosexualists. The article notes "It should be borne in mind that the majority of homosexuals are men of intelligence, who have a thorough appreciation of the nature and the wrongness of their act and are consequently culpable at law."
Links: NZ Truth
26 Jun 1967Radio: Rev Godfrey Wilson broadcasts a nationwide sermon reflecting on homosexuality (New Zealand)
The Reverend broadcasts from St Peter's Anglican church in Willis Street, Wellington. The anti-discrimination sermon is possibly the first of its kind to be heard in New Zealand.
Links: PrideNZ.com
8 Nov 1968Television news report: Parliament's Petitions Committee reports back on the Homosexual Law Reform petition (New Zealand)
The Petitions Committee has no recommendation to make on the petition when it is returned to the House. MPs, by way of a voice vote, accept the committee's report. NZBC news, ref TZP86826. This item has been digitised and an online viewing copy can be requested from the archive.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision (1), Nga Taonga Sound & Vision (2)
29 Jul 1970Television current affairs: a look at the "problem" of homosexuality (New Zealand)
The South Tonight, ref TZP86813. This item has been digitised and an online viewing copy can be requested from the archive.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
28 Oct 1971Television current affairs: a report on transvestites and transsexuals (New Zealand)
Gallery, ref TZP49891. This item has been digitised and an online viewing copy can be requested from the archive.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
29 Aug 1972Television news: (silent) footage of the first National Gay Liberation Conference (Auckland, New Zealand)
Gallery, ref TZP87787. This item has been digitised and an online viewing copy can be requested from the archive.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
18 Mar 1973Television current affairs: a look at the life of a transsexual prior to undergoing surgery (New Zealand)
This Day, ref TZP86610. This item has been digitised and an online viewing copy can be requested from the archive.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
5 Jul 1973Television news report: review of Gay Liberation week (Auckland, New Zealand)
On Camera, ref TZP126533. This item has been digitised and an online viewing copy can be requested from the archive.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
24 Jun 1974Television current affairs: Gay Pride week (New Zealand)
Features an interview with a gay man (and his father) in Coromandel preparing to march solo in solidarity with other pride marches. Look North, ref TZP2100. This item has been digitised and an online viewing copy can be requested from the archive.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
9 Jul 1974Television report: the Prime Minister Norman Kirk will not support homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
NZBC news, ref TZP86612. This item has been digitised and an online viewing copy can be requested from the archive.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
24 Jul 1974Television news report: the Crimes Amendment Bill 1974 has been introduced to Parliament (New Zealand)
The Bill seeks to legalise homosexual acts between consenting adults in private. The age-of-consent is set at 21. NZBC news, ref TZP86611. This item has been digitised and an online viewing copy can be requested from the archive.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
16 Feb 1975Television news report: Father Felix Donnelly speaks out against the Roman Catholic church's submission on homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
TV news, ref TZP32842. This item has been digitised and an online viewing copy can be requested from the archive.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1 May 1975Television current affairs: interview with Carmen Rupe (Wellington, New Zealand)
Rupe talks candidly about prostitution, homosexual law reform and reveals that there are both gay and bisexual Members of Parliament. She would later have to apologise to Parliament's Privileges Committee. Tonight at Nine, ref TZP4412. This item has been digitised and an online viewing copy can be requested from the archive.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
20 Nov 1975Television current affairs: an interview with Vanessa (New Zealand)
Vanessa talks about sexual reassignment surgeries and current employment hardships. This item has been digitised and an online viewing copy can be requested from the archive.Speakeasy, ref TZP2286.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
26 Jun 1979As part of Gay Pride Week a radio interview is broadcast featuring members of the Nelson Gay Welfare Group (Nelson, New Zealand)
The interview is broadcast on 2ZN. A copy of the interview is available at the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand.
Links: LAGANZ
21 Jun 1984Television current affairs: interviews with candidates contesting the Wellington Central electorate including Fran Wilde (New Zealand)
Close Up, ref F52898.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
26 Oct 1984Television news report: doctors meet in Wellington to discuss AIDS (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F58561.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
5 Nov 1984Television news report: AIDS antibodies are found in a batch of blood (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F56365.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
5 Nov 1984Television news report: AIDS antibodies are found in blood products (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F58700.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
16 Nov 1984Television news report: the government introduces greater screening measures for blood donors (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F57512.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
16 Nov 1984Television news report: the government introduces greater screening measures for blood donors (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F59007.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
17 Nov 1984Television news report: Health Department to set up an AIDS hotline (New Zealand)
6.30 news, ref F59008.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
18 Nov 1984Television news report: an AIDS scare in Australia (New Zealand)
9.25 news, ref F57513.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
26 Nov 1984Television news report: an AIDS hotline is established (New Zealand)
Features an interview with Bruce Burnett. 6.30 news Top Half, ref F59173.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
21 Dec 1984Television news report: footage of New Zealand's first AIDS patient (New Zealand)
The footage appears as part of a year-in-review programme. The man's sister is also interviewed. The footage was first broadcast earlier in 1984. Eyewitness news, ref F60412.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
1985Private video: Miriam Saphira talks about her submission on the Homosexual Law Reform Bill (Auckland, New Zealand)
Ref F55555.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1985Private video: women talk about homosexual law reform (Auckland, New Zealand)
Ref F55514.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
12 Feb 1985Television news report: Two cases of AIDS have been reported in the last week (New Zealand)
One of the people is a passenger on the QE2 liner. 6.30 news, ref F61371.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
1 Mar 1985Television news report: AIDS may be the trigger for homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F61515.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
7 Mar 1985Television current affairs: the effort to contain AIDS in New Zealand (New Zealand)
Close Up, ref F57568.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
7 Mar 1985Television news report: Homosexual Law Reform Bill (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F61871.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
8 Mar 1985Television news report: Parliament agrees to consider homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F61914.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
27 Mar 1985Television news report: the petition against homosexual law reform is circulating in schools (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F62356.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
28 Mar 1985Television current affairs: the age of consent debate (New Zealand)
Explores the age of consent and the Homosexual Law Reform Bill. Features Jon Lusk, Sebastian Pope, Prof. Jim Robb, Keith Hay, MP Denis Marshall and MP Geoff Braybrooke. Close Up, ref F57580.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
30 Mar 1985Television news report: Roman Catholic Cardinal Tom Williams speaks out against homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
The report also features MP Geoff Braybrooke and Bill Logan. 6.30 news, ref F62402.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
31 Mar 1985Television news report: people picket outside Salvation Army citadels (New Zealand)
People protest the Army's backing of the anti-law reform petition. 6.30 news, ref F62403.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
2 Apr 1985Television news report: the Auckland Blood Transfusion Service begins sampling AIDS testing kits (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F62423.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
9 Apr 1985Television news report: an interview with haemaphiliac Reg Fuller (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F80106.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
9 Apr 1985Television news report: concern for haemophiliacs (New Zealand)
Features an interview with Dr David Heaton. 6.30 news Top Half, ref F57593.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
11 Apr 1985Television current affairs: studio discussion on homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
The discussion features Reverend Richard Flinn and Peter Wall from the Gay Task Force. 6.30 news Top Half, ref F57594.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
11 Apr 1985Television news report: Government funding to combat the spread of AIDS and a look at the nationwide debate over homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Two news reports - the first details new Government funding to combat the spread of AIDS. The second report looks at homosexual law reform and features an interview with MP Graeme Lee. Eyewitness news, ref F80137.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
12 Apr 1985Television news report: church groups support homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Features interviews with Reverend Peter Beck and Geoff Hill. Eyewitness news, ref F80139.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
12 Apr 1985Television news report: public meetings are held on homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Features an interview with MP Geoff Braybrooke and reports on the Council of Churches voting in favour of reform. 6.30pm news Top Half, ref F57595.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
13 Apr 1985Television news report: the National Council of Churches supports homosexual law reform and a report on last night's North Shore meeting (New Zealand)
6.30 news, ref F80155.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
14 Apr 1985Television current affairs: debate on homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
The debate features Ian Scott, MP Fran Wilde, John Kennedy (Editor of the Tablet) and MP Geoff Braybrook. Sunday, ref F80159.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
14 Apr 1985Television news report: pro reformers disrupt an anti-homosexual law reform rally (New Zealand)
6.30 news, ref F80156.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
14 Apr 1985Television news report: pro reformers disrupt an anti-homosexual law reform rally (New Zealand)
9.20 news, ref F80158.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
15 Apr 1985Television news report: debate held at the Wellington Town Hall over homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F80231.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
19 Apr 1985Television news report: Catholic bishops don't want to take a firm stand for or against homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Features an interview with Cardinal Tom Williams, Archibishop of Wellington. 6.30 news Top Half, ref F57603.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
26 Apr 1985Television news report: over one thousand submissions have been received by the Select Committee on homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F57607.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
26 Apr 1985Television news report: submissions to the Select Committee considering homosexual law reform close today (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F80402.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
2 May 1985Television news report: petition against homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Features an interview with chief petitioner Keith Hay. 6.30 news Top Half, ref F80459.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
8 May 1985Television news report: the Select Comittee considers submissions on homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Eyewitness, ref F81441.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
8 May 1985Television news report: the Select Committee considers submissions on homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F81440.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
10 May 1985Television news report: everyone in Queensland that has received a blood transfusion in the last two years will be screened for AIDS (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F81430.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
20 May 1985Television news report: the Government denies claims it has suspended submissions on homosexual law reform due to the Timaru by-election (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F81801.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
21 May 1985Television news report: MP Fran Wilde says supporters of homosexual law reform need to stand up (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F57631.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
22 May 1985Television news report: the Human Rights Commission supports homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F81812.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
24 May 1985Private video: a recording of a public rally in support of homosexual law reform (Auckland, New Zealand)
The rally took place in the Auckland Town Hall and was emceed by one of the Topp Twins, ref F55516
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
24 May 1985Television current affairs: Alison Webber comments on homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Fourth Estate, ref F57634.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
24 May 1985Television news reports: public rallies on homosexual law reform and the effect of AIDS on law reform (New Zealand)
Features an interview with Dr David Cooper. Eyewitness news, ref F81839.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
25 May 1985Television news report: anti-homosexual law reform campaigners claim harassment (New Zealand)
6.30 news, ref F81840.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
2 Jun 1985Television news report: Bruce Burnett's death is reported and the YWCA comes in support of homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
6.30 news, ref F57639.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
5 Jun 1985Television news report: gay bashings increase (New Zealand)
Features interviews with Neil Costelloe, Rob Lake and Philip Peek. Eyewitness news, ref F82229.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
5 Jun 1985Television news report: Kate Leslie remembers Bruce Burnett, co-founder of the AIDS Support Network (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F82228.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
6 Jun 1985Television news report: studio discussion on the increase of gay bashings (New Zealand)
Features interviews with Don McMorland and Barry Reed. Eyewitness news, ref F82516.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
10 Jun 1985Television news report: three more people are diagnosed with AIDS and MP Fran Wilde meets opponents of homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F82823.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
18 Jun 1985Television news report: homosexual law reform will help slow the spread of AIDS (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F83217.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
18 Jun 1985Television news report: the group Heterosexuals Unafraid of Gays (HUG) is formed (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F83218.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
3 Jul 1985Television news report: a child has contracted AIDS from contaminated blood originating in Australia (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F57660.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
8 Jul 1985Television news report: poll shows little change in attitudes towards homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F84878.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
8 Jul 1985Television news report: support increases for homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F84877.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
20 Jul 1985Television news report: a 2,000 signature in support of homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
6.30 news, ref F84939.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
24 Jul 1985Television news report: the first locally contracted case of AIDS (disputed) (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F85012.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
27 Jul 1985Television news report: a new AIDS drug developed in France may be used in the USA (New Zealand)
6.30 news, ref F85047.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
31 Jul 1985Television news report: a new report suggests AIDS will become an epidemic of biblical proportions (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F85120.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
31 Jul 1985Television news report: a new report suggests AIDS will become an epidemic of biblical proportions (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F85121.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
6 Aug 1985Television news report: blood test kits are made available to test for the AIDS virus (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F57699.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
6 Aug 1985Television news report: the visiting Rev. Lou Sheldon warns about homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F85163.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
9 Aug 1985Television news report: a $500,000 AIDS awareness campaign is launched (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F85700.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
12 Aug 1985Television news report: an AIDS awareness campaign is launched (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F57703.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
14 Aug 1985Television news report: campaigners say homosexual law reform will stop the spread of AIDS (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F57704.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
3 Sep 1985Television news report: The Health Department wants GP's to talk to patients at high risk of contracting AIDS (New Zealand)
6.30 news, ref F86075.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
9 Sep 1985Television news report: New Zealalnd's eleventh AIDS case is announced (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F86225.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
13 Sep 1985Television news report: scuffles with pro-homosexual law reform marchers in Wellington (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F86286.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
17 Sep 1985Television news report: anti-homosexual law reform petition results for each electorate will be passed onto MPs (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F87202.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
18 Sep 1985Television news report: MPs have been given results from the anti-homosexual law reform petition (New Zealand)
Features an interview with MP Graeme Lee who is the petition organiser. 6.30 news Top Half, ref F87198.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
19 Sep 1985Television news report: an AIDS scare at a school in England (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F87200.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
22 Sep 1985Television news report: organisers of the anti-homosexual law reform petition say they have gathered 800,000 signatures (New Zealand)
6.30 news, ref F87253.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
23 Sep 1985Television news report: the anti-homosexual law reform petition is presented to politicians on the steps of parliament (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F57731.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
24 Sep 1985Television news report: presentation of the anti-homosexual law reform at parliament and blood donor testing has been delayed (New Zealand)
Features an interview with MPs Fran Wilde and Graeme Lee. 6.30 news Top Half, ref F87267.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
24 Sep 1985Television news report: scuffles during the presentation of the anti-homosexual law reform petition (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F87268.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
25 Sep 1985Television news report: validity of signatures on the anti-homosexual law reform petition are questioned (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F57732.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
26 Sep 1985Current affairs: Christian political activism and homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
Close Up, ref F87271.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
26 Sep 1985Television news report: criticism in the delay for AIDS testing of blood donors (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F87269.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
27 Sep 1985Television news report: Australian immunologist calls New Zealand's approach to AIDS irresponsible (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F57733.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
1 Oct 1985Television news report: MP Norman Jones complains to the Select Committee considering homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F87525.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
2 Oct 1985Television news report: the Select Committee votes to end public hearings on homosexual law reform (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F57735
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
3 Oct 1985Television news report: Rock Hudson dies from AIDS related illnesses (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F87598.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
3 Oct 1985Television news report: the National Party insists submissions are re-opened on homosexual law reform and Rock Hudson dies from AIDS related illnesses (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F57738.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
4 Oct 1985Television current affairs: Brain Priestly comments on AIDS in New Zealand (New Zealand)
Fourth Estate, ref F87739.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
8 Oct 1985Television news report: the Homosexual Law Reform Bill begins its second reading in Parliament (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F87738.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
21 Oct 1985Television news report: testing of all blood products for AIDS antibodies begins (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F88556.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
30 Oct 1985Television news report: French doctors claim an AIDS breakthrough (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F52551.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
5 Nov 1985Television news report: a review of homosexual law reform after the Select Comittee hearings (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F88700.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
7 Nov 1985Television news report: moves by MP Norman Jones push a final vote on homosexual law reform into 1986 (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F88703.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
12 Nov 1985Television news report: French doctors admit AIDS drug hasn't been a success (New Zealand)
6.30 news Top Half, ref F57760.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
15 Dec 1985Television news report: World Health Organisation announces a huge increase in cases of AIDS (New Zealand)
6.30 news, ref F90666.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
31 Dec 1985Television current affairs: HIV and AIDS in New Zealand in 1985 (New Zealand)
News Review '85, ref F57798.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
1986Television advert: an AIDS prevention advert broadcasts comparing unsafe sex to sky diving without a parachute (New Zealand)
Ref C2903.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
7 Jan 1986Television news report: AIDS and spa pool controversy in the United States (New Zealand)
6.30 news, ref F57800.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
20 Feb 1986Television news report: New Zealand is the first country in the world to register a register a drug for the treatment of AID (New Zealand)
The drug registered is Imunovir. 6.30pm Top Half, ref F91889.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
18 Mar 1986Television discussion: Love Life AIDS (New Zealand)
A live discussion following the broadcast of the documentary Love Life AIDS - the New Zealand story. Ref F53791.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
18 Mar 1986Television documentary: Love Life AIDS - the New Zealand story (New Zealand)
Amanda Millar explores New Zealand's attitude towards homosexuality and AIDS. Ref F52553.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
27 Mar 1986Television news report: Parliament debates the age of consent provisions in the Homosexual Law Reform Bill (New Zealand)
The age of consent is set at 16. Parliament also decides that homosexual acts will remain illegal in the armed services. 6.30 news, ref: F91572.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, LAGANZ
8 Apr 1986Television news report: Eve Van Grafhorst is to get another test for AIDS (New Zealand)
Features Gloria Van Grafhorst and Dr Kitty Croxson. Eyewitness news, ref F91601.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
4 Dec 1986Television news report: HIV prevention - providing clean needles to people who inject drugs (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F132362
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
5 Dec 1986Television news report: the Governement discusses a needle exchange programme to help prevent AIDS transmission (New Zealand)
Newsline, ref F23205.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
31 Dec 1986Television news report: year in review (New Zealand)
Lindsay Perigo presents a review of the major news stories - including homosexual law reform and Eve van Grafhorst. News, ref F92032.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1987Television feature: A Death in the Family by Peter Wells (New Zealand)
Ref F25165.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
26 Jan 1987Television news report: MP Norman Jones leaves hospital (New Zealand)
Jones had been undergoing treatment for an inoperable brain tumour. 6.30pm news, ref F92071
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
9 Feb 1987Television news report: Rev Carl Titchener gives out condoms during church services (New York, United States of America)
Eyewitness news, ref F58280.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
14 Feb 1987Television news report: the World Health Organisation reports 2,000 more AIDS cases in the last month (New Zealand)
There are currently 40,000 cases world wide. 6.30pm news, ref F92297.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
20 Feb 1987Television news report: the New Zealand AIDS Foundation says its funding will dry up next month (New Zealand)
Interviewees include Kate Leslie and Warren Lindberg. There's also a news item about the Queen meeting AIDS doctors. 6.30pm news, ref F92320 and Eyewitness news, ref F92321.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision (1), Nga Taonga Sound & Vision (2)
23 Feb 1987Television news report: AIDS education programme in schools (United States of America)
Also includes a news item about the death of Andy Warhol. Eyewitness news, ref F92325.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
25 Feb 1987Television news report: AIDS causes a review of health requirements for potential immigrants (New Zealand)
Interviewee Kerry Burke. 6.30pm news, ref F92342.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
10 Mar 1987Television news report: media coverage of AIDS in the United Kingdom (New Zealand)
A news report that examines over 20-hours of coverage on AIDS last week in the United Kingdom. Eyewitness news, ref F92368.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
17 Mar 1987Television news report: Americans who have had blood transfusions in the last 8-years are being encouraged to get tested for AIDS (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F58302.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
Aug 1987Television current affairs: Jim Bolger is interviewed during the 1987 election campaign (New Zealand)
Bolger talks about gender and homosexuality. One current affairs, ref F60708.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1 Mar 1988Television news report: more women are becoming HIV+ (New Zealand)
Doctors say it is only a matter of time before babies are born in New Zealand with HIV AIDS. Eyewitness news, ref F90793.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
8 Mar 1988Television news report: a new book says AIDS can be passed on by kissing or sitting on toilet seats (New Zealand)
Includes an interview with the co-author Dr Robert Kolodny. The book Crisis: Heterosexual Behavior in the Age of AIDS asserts that "the AIDS virus is now running rampant in the heterosexual community." The authors claim that under some circumstances, the virus can be spread by kissing, using toilet seats or eating in a restaurant. Eyewitness news ,ref F90811.
Links: Washington Post, Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
11 Mar 1988Television news report: stopping the spread of HIV AIDS in Australian jails (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F90822.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
15 Mar 1988Television news report: Russia's response to HIV AIDS (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F90837.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
6 May 1988Television current affairs: Hepatitis B vaccine may contain HIV (New Zealand)
Media commentator Brain Priestley reviews media coverage. Fourth Estate, ref F91240.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
2 Aug 1988Television news report: the Government is going to increase spending on AIDS prevention (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F94406.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
Oct 1988Television commercial: Department of Health - pamphlet going out to every household about AIDS (New Zealand)
Ref C5587.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
Oct 1988Television commercial: Department of Health safe sex advert (New Zealand)
No One Ever Died of Embarrassment, ref C3118.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
Oct 1988Television commercial: Department of Health safe sex advert (New Zealand)
AIDS - pool room, ref C3119.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
Oct 1988Television commercial: Department of Health safe sex advert (New Zealand)
Glen has AIDS. The advert notes that there are currently 81 cases of AIDS in New Zealand, ref C3120.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
3 Oct 1988Television news report: Department of Health targets heterosexuals with HIV AIDS advertising (New Zealand)
The report notes there could be 5,000 people with HIV in New Zealand. Interviewees include Dr Karen Potasi, Kate Leslie, Daniel Fielding, Dr Kitty Corxan and Dr Steven Gardiner. Eyewitness news, ref F94906.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
21 Oct 1988Television news report: Department of Health launches an explicit HIV AIDS campaign (New Zealand)
Includes an interview with Karen Poutasi. Eyewitness news, ref F95076.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
1 Dec 1988Television news report: the first World AIDS Day is marked in New Zealand (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F95421.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1989Television feature: The Night Workers (New Zealand)
A look at Wellington's red light district. Includes footage of Tiffany's, Evergreen Coffee House and Club Exotique. There are interviews with sex workers talking about their lives and the emergence of AIDS. The Night Workers, ref F26129.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
22 Mar 1989Television news report: Tom McLean calls for an end to discrimination against people with AIDS (New Zealand)
Interviewees include Tom McLean, Bill Logan and David Blackmore. Eyewitness news, ref F95834.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
15 May 1989Television news report: increase of AIDS cases in New Zealand (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F96198.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
4 Jun 1989Television current affairs: a positive approach to AIDS (New Zealand)
Journalist Amanda Millar talks to Alistair who is living with AIDS and Micahel who is dying from AIDS related complications. Frontline, ref F96441.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
9 Jun 1989Television news report: an AIDS vaccine? (New Zealand)
Eyewitness news, ref F96495.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1 Aug 1989Television news report: a sex worker is being held in hospital after testing positive for HIV (Sydney, Australia)
Eyewitness news, ref F97199
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
12 Oct 1989Television news report: HIV AIDS in Zurich, Switzerland
Eyewitness news, ref F97614.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1 Dec 1989Television news report: the New Zealand AIDS Memorial quilt displayed on World AIDS Day (New Zealand)
The report is taken from a news compilation tape. The footage will most likely be from 1 December 1988 or 1989. Ref F44883.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
1 Dec 1989Television news report: World AIDS Day is marked around New Zealand (New Zealand)
Interviewees include Darren Horne, Bev Jelicich and Dr Mike Pohl. Eyewitness news, ref: F98109.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1990Television feature: AIDS babies - somebody's child (New Zealand)
Interviewees incldue Warren Lindberg and Dr Elizabeth Kubler Ross. AIDS babies - somebody's child, ref F21288.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1990Television feature: Lew Pryme - welcome to my world (New Zealand)
Pryme died from AIDS related complications on 23 April 1990. Interviewees include Midge Marsden, Tina Cross, Grahame Thorn, Mark Williams, Sally Metzger and Grant Fox. Ref F34485.
Links: NZ On Screen, Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
14 Dec 1990Television news report: working with AIDS babies in Romania (New Zealand)
Interviewee Robyn Beckerleg. Holmes, ref F102458.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
7 Apr 1991Television current affairs: documentary about a sex worker who is HIV+ (Australia)
60 minutes, ref F103607.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
10 May 1991Television news report: a Christchurch philanthropist offers refunds on empty packets of condoms (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Michael Sherry wants to promote safe sex by offering refunds on empty packets of condoms. Nightline, ref F104366.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
3 Sep 1991Television news report: condom sales are dropping (New Zealand)
Interviewees include Margaret Durden, Margaret Sparrow, Krista Blake and Adie Davis. TV3 news, ref F105875.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
17 Sep 1991Television news report: Hollywood stars raise money for AIDS research (United States of America)
TV3 news, ref F106019.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1994Private footage: an interview with Tom O'Donoghue and his partner Kim (New Zealand)
Tom was diagnosed HIV positive in 1988. He combined his personal experience with his background as a health worker to take a prevention message to the community. Moa films, ref F53152.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
2 Feb 1994Television feature: All About Eve (New Zealand)
A documentary about Eve Van Grafhorst, ref F21298.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1996Television feature: For Arts Sake: Douglas Wright (New Zealand)
An interview with choreographer Douglas Wright. The feature also includes Wright performing. For Arts Sake, ref F40348.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1996Television feature: For Arts Sake: Michael Parmenter (New Zealand)
An interview with choreographer Michael Parmenter. The feature also includes Parmenter performing excerpts from A Long Undressing. For Arts Sake, ref F42337.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
1998Television: Queer Nation, series 2, episode 10 broadcasts (New Zealand)
The programme includes Ben Hoadley, gay run guest houses, and the latest HIV AIDS drug in New Zealand. Queer Nation, ref F38925.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
22 Feb 1998The HERO parade is broadcast on TV3 (Auckland, New Zealand)
The parade happened the day earlier in Auckland and is broadcast nationally on Sunday at 9.30pm, ref F35117.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision, NZ.com
24 Jun 1998Television drama: an HIV story-line on Shortland Street (New Zealand)
Shortland Street, ref F36149.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
23 Dec 1998Television news report: fears that patients have come into contact with a worker who is HIV+ (New Zealand)
One news, ref: F38793.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
Feb 1999Documentary: Follow The Yellow Brick Road (Auckland, New Zealand)
The Auckland HERO parade. Includes interview material and footage of the parade. Produced by Triangle Television. Follow The Yellow Brick Road, ref F48156.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
10 Feb 2000Television news report: Chris Truscott, who is HIV+, is being held under the Health Act (New Zealand)
TV3 news, ref F44223.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
18 Feb 2001Television news report: crowd numbers were down at last night's HERO Parade (New Zealand)
Tv3 news, ref F49202.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
2002Television series: Queer Nation, series 6, episode 15 (New Zealand)
Episode looks at the early years of HIV AIDS in New Zealand. Interviewees include Keith Marshall, Dr. Mark Thomas, Tony Hughes, Warren Lindberg, Bruce Kilmister, Peter Taylor, Michael Bancroft, Judith Ackroyd, Michael Stevens and Margaret Flaws. Queer Nation, ref F55645.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
2 Dec 2003Television news report: World AIDS Day is marked internationally ((worldwide))
TV3 news, ref: F61163.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
4 Dec 2003Television news report: Pharmac refuses to subsidise HIV medication (New Zealand)
Interviewees include Matt Whyte, Richard Meech, Wayne McNee and Annette King. One news, ref: F61189.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
2 Dec 2004Television news report: World AIDS Day and HIV AIDS in the Pacific (New Zealand)
Interviewee Maire Bopp from the Samoan AIDS Foundation. TV3 news, ref F84528.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
7 Jan 2005Television news report: Makgatho Mandela dies from AID related conditions
One News, ref: F84608.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
16 Jan 2005Television news report: the funeral of Makgatho Mandela
One News, ref F84625.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
27 Mar 2005Television news report: a gel that may block the sexual spread of HIV (New Zealand)
The gel was developed in part by a government owned research company. Interviewees include Richard Furneaux and Brian Ward.TV3 news ,ref F85360.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
29 Mar 2005Television panel discussion: what is hate speech? (New Zealand)
Hosted by Willie Jackson, with panelists Anjum Rahman, Emily White, Chris Wikaira and Judith Collins. Eye to Eye, ref F85113.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
7 Mar 2006Television news report: HIV+ diagnoses are increasing (New Zealand)
Interviewees include Damien Moore and Rachael Le Mesurier. TV3 news, ref F92169.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
14 Mar 2006Television news report: Christchurch scientist says there is evidence that homosexuality is genetic (New Zealand)
Interviewees include Frank Sin,Jack Heinemann and Steve Attwood. One news, ref F92184.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision
2 Dec 2006Television news report: India is being called the new AIDS epicenter
One news, ref F96459.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
2007Television commercial: Love is always using a condom (New Zealand)
New Zealand AIDS Foundation advert, ref: C25279.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
3 Jan 2007Television current affairs: a Vanuatu radio show that talks about sex and HIV ((worldwide))
TV3 News, ref F96881.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
25 Feb 2007Television news report: Gambian President Yahya Jammeh claims to have found a cure for HIV AIDS
TV3 news, ref F97881.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
18 Mar 2007Television news report: two new HIV drugs are available in New Zealand (New Zealand)
Interviewees include Dr Richard Meech, Rachael Le Mesurier and Dr Nigel Dickson. TV3 news, ref F98423.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
15 Sep 2008Television mini series: Love Patrol
Looks at HIV AIDS in the Pacific. Ref F109798.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
2 Jun 2009Television feature: interview with Marama Pala from INA (New Zealand)
Warrant of Fitness, ref F115058.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
25 Sep 2009Television news report: breakthrough in stopping the spread of HIV (New Zealand)
Nightline, ref F195226.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
30 Nov 2009Television news report: Glen Mills dies while in remand (Auckland, New Zealand)
Interviewee Bruce Kilmister. One News, ref F194982.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
5 Jul 2010Television current affairs: where is the support for people living with AIDS in Papua New Guinea?
Native Affairs, ref F200347.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
22 Nov 2010Television news report: Pope Benedict XVI suggests condoms can be a means of preventing HIV transmission ((worldwide))
Interviewees include Austen Ivereigh and Jason Warriner. TV3 news, ref F203361. One News, ref F203085.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
12 Jan 2011Television news report: Condemnation of Cook Island's treatment of a worker who is HIV+ (New Zealand)
Features interviews with Patrick Holmes and Dr Jason Myers. One news, ref F203457.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
13 Jan 2011Television news report: a worker in the Cook Islands has tested positive for HIV (New Zealand)
One news, ref F203458.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
13 Feb 2011Television news report: the leaders of the two main political parties attend Big Gay Out (New Zealand)
Features PM John Key, Phil Goff, and Jordan Harris from the New Zealand AIDS Foundation. TV3 news, ref F206698.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
4 Mar 2012Television current affairs: Australian report on living with HIV (New Zealand)
60 minutes, ref F220747.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland
14 May 2012Television current affairs: Campbell Live looks at a boy with HIV (New Zealand)
Ref F221798.
Links: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, University of Auckland