Audio from the IDAHOBIT event held at Parliament. The panel presentation marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia and Intersexphobia. A special thank you to the Rainbow NZ Parliamentary Network and the community participants for allowing us to record and share this event.

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Voices: Bella Simpson, Elizabeth Kerekere, George Coulton, Grant Robertson, Jack Byrne, Jan Logie, Jem Traylen, Kevin Haunui, Louisa Wall, Mani Bruce Mitchell, Moana Eruera, Nicola Willis, Peter Dunne, Richard Tankersley, Tabby Besley, Tiwhanawhana

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  • 0:00:12 - Karakia/mihi - Kevin Haunui, Tiwhanawhana
  • 0:01:20 - MP Louisa Wall (Labour Party, Manurewa), co-chair of the Rainbow NZ Parliamentary Network
  • 0:04:10 - Waiata Whakataka te hau - Tiwhanawhana
  • 0:06:24 - MC Richard Tankersley (Human Rights Commission)
  • 0:12:05 - Elizabeth Kerekere (Tiwhanawhana Trust) - overview of report
  • 0:18:45 - Moana Eruera (Human Rights Commission) - healthcare for rainbow people
  • 0:21:56 - Jem Traylen (Rainbow Wellington) - gender affirming healthcare for Trans and gender diverse people
  • 0:28:50 - Mani Bruce Mitchell (ITANZ) - Intersex people
  • 0:32:55 - Tabby Besley (InsideOUT) - safety for young people
  • 0:37:08 - MP Peter Dunne (United Future, Ohariu)
  • 0:41:50 - Bella Simpson - safety for young people
  • 0:44:42 - George Coulton (MOSAIC) - violence against rainbow people
  • 0:48:14 - Jack Byrne - legal gender recognition and adoption
  • 0:52:50 - MP Jan Logie reads a statement from the Maori Party
  • 0:55:05 - MP Jan Logie (Green Party, List)
  • 1:03:28 - Nicola Willis (National Party candidate for Wellington Central)
  • 1:08:27 - MP Grant Robertson (Labour Party, Wellington Central)
  • 1:18:59 - MC Richard Tankersley - wrap up
  • 1:21:05 - Karakia - Kevin Haunui, Tiwhanawhana
  • 1:21:40 - Waiata Te Aroha - all

Citation information

Record date:17th May 2017
Copyright (image):Jac Lynch