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Discover the oldest audio recordings we have available online.


St Peters church service (1967)

St Peters church service (1967)The Reverend Godfrey Wilson introduces a service reflecting on homosexuality. It was held at St Peter's church...

Tags: 1960s, acceptance, accomodation, gay, homosexual, queer...

Published: June 1967

Found in: Religion and Spirituality

Insight 70 - a homosexual speaks

Insight 70 - a homosexual speaksIan Fraser interviews "Gary" - a homosexual. The recording is part of the Radio New Zealand collection and...

Tags: bisexual, external resource, gay, homosexual, lesbian, queer...

Published: 1970

Found in: People

A Hard Days Night

A Hard Days NightIn this Radio New Zealand Spectrum documentary from 1973, Jack Perkins visits clubs and strip-joints on Karangahape Road...

Tags: 1970s, alcohol, external resource, homosexual, transexual, transgender...

Published: 1973

Found in: Documentary

Crimes Amendment Bill (1974)

Crimes Amendment Bill (1974)In 1974 Venn Young, National MP for Egmont, introduced the Crimes Amendment Bill to legalise homosexuality for those...

Tags: 1970s, blackmail, church, gay, homosexual, lesbian...

Published: July 1975

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Carmen Rupe interview (1975)

Carmen Rupe interview (1975)Carmen Rupe is interviewed by 2ZM night host David Mahoney on 22 November 1975. The recording is part...

Tags: bisexual, external resource, gay, lesbian, trans*, transexual...

Published: November 1975

Found in: Carmen Rupe

Gay Rights Movement (c.1979)

Gay Rights Movement (c.1979)In this recording from c.1979 Mike Waghorne describes the motivations behind the Gay Rights Movements. A detailed log...

Tags: 1970s, activism, gay, gay liberation movement, media, radio...

Published: 1979

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Gay Radio (27 June 1982)

Gay Radio (27 June 1982)This Gay Radio programme is mainly a repeat of a recording made a year earlier during Pride Week...

Tags: 1980s, activism, gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform, inaugural eve...

Published: June 1982

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Gay Radio (4 July 1982)

Gay Radio (4 July 1982)This Gay Radio programme contains an interview with Chris about the Gay Community Centre in Wellington. Access...

Tags: activism, gay radio, human rights, media, radio, wellington...

Published: July 1982

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Insight 84 - homosexual law reform

Insight 84 - homosexual law reformListen to a Radio New Zealand documentary on homosexual law reform, produced in 1984 - a year before...

Tags: 1980s, age of consent, attitude, external resource, homosexual, queer...

Published: July 1984

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

About Face: My First Suit (drama)

About Face: My First Suit (drama)Television drama "About Face: My First Suit", produced in 1985...

Tags: 1980s, coming out, drama, external resource, gay, video online...

Published: 1985

Found in: Arts and Media

About Face: Jewels Darl (drama)

About Face: Jewels Darl (drama)Television drama "About Face: Jewels Darl", produced in 1985...

Tags: 1980s, external resource, trans*, transexual, transgender, video online...

Published: 1985

Found in: Arts and Media

Bruce Burnett

Bruce BurnettBruce Burnett, an early AIDS educator and activist, talks to Phil Parkinson about an upcoming AIDS counselling workshop...

Tags: 1980s, counselling, gay, health, health care, health education...

Published: February 1985

Found in: HIV AIDS

Introduction (8 March 1985)

Introduction (8 March 1985)Audio from the introduction and first reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill in Parliament, 8 March 1985...

Tags: 1980s, activism, adoption, gay, heterosexual, homosexual...

Published: March 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Alison Laurie - Bigot Busters rally

Alison Laurie - Bigot Busters rallyAlison Laurie addresses the Bigot Busters rally held at the Wellington Town Hall on 21 May 1985...

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

Published: May 1985

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

Part 2 (9 October 1985)

Part 2 (9 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Part 1 (9 October 1985)

Part 1 (9 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October...

Tags: 1980s, child molestation, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosex...

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Part 1 (16 October 1985)

Part 1 (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

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

Part 1 (23 October 1985)

Part 1 (23 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 23 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Part 2 (23 October 1985)

Part 2 (23 October 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 23 October...

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

Published: October 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

The Petition (5 November 1985)

The Petition (5 November 1985)Audio from parts of the debate on the report back of the petition against the Homosexual Law Reform...

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

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Second reading debate (6 November 1985)

Second reading debate (6 November 1985)Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 6 November...

Tags: 1980s, age of consent, equality, homosexual, homosexual law reform, homosexual...

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Part 1 (20 November 1985)

Part 1 (20 November 1985)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 20 November...

Tags: don mckinnon, fran wilde, geoff braybrooke, geoffrey palmer, george gair, grae...

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Part 2 (20 November 1985)

Part 2 (20 November 1985)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 20 November...

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

Published: November 1985

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Lesbian and Gay Fair (1986)

Lesbian and Gay Fair (1986)Images from the first Lesbian and Gay Fair in Wellington. The fair was held at Newtown School...

Tags: 1980s, aotearoa new zealand, homosexual law reform, images online, newtown sch...

Published: 1986

Found in: Homosexual Law Reform

A Death in the Family (drama)

A Death in the Family (drama)Television drama "A Death in the Family", produced in 1986...

Tags: 1980s, death, drama, external resource, hiv and aids, video online...

Published: 1986

Found in: HIV AIDS

Committee of the Whole House (5 March 1986)

Committee of the Whole House (5 March 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 5 March...

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

Published: March 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Committee of the Whole House (25 March 1986)

Committee of the Whole House (25 March 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 25 March...

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

Published: March 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

Committee of the Whole House (2 April 1986)

Committee of the Whole House (2 April 1986)Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 2 April...

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

Published: April 1986

Found in: Parliamentary proceedings

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