On This Day - 17th March

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This list of events is generated from a number of different sources: media items on PrideNZ.com, archived pages from GayNZ.com, our rainbow timeline and links to rainbow-related stories on other media sites. There may be some inaccuracies - please let us know if you find anything that needs changing. If you would like to see a full list of dates click here

2019

  • Thumnail imageRev Dr Susan Jones - reflection on Pride and the Christchurch massacre (St Andrew's on the Terrace, Wellington)
    Rev Dr Susan Jones reflecting on Pride and the Christchurch massacre
    Features: Rev Dr Susan Jones
  • Thumnail imageA Pride church service takes place at St Andrews on the Terrace (Wellington, New Zealand)
    Rev Dr Susan Jones reflects on Pride and the Christchurch massacre. The service happens less than 48-hours after the massacre of 51 people at two Christchurch mosques.
    Links: PrideNZ.com

2018

  • Thumnail imageMurder victim Zenith Campbell was just getting life together, aunt says
    The man charged with murdering a 21-year-old transgender woman in Wellington last month had met her on a dating website a couple of months prior...
    Links: NZ Herald

2017

  • Thumnail imageLondoners React to HIV+ Young Person
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageShanghai Lil’s Official Re-Opening
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageWellington prepares for four major pride events
    The Wellington Pride Festival | Tū whakahīhī e Te Whanganui-ā-Tara is gearing up for a massive day tomorrow, with four main events lighting up the capital...
    Links: GayNZ.com

2016

  • Thumnail imageLGBTI Detainees Particularly at Risk Says New UN Report
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageQueer Voices: Patrick Gale
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageThe (gay) call of the wild
    LGBTI rights activist, Desmond Smith decided to think outside of the box for this year’s Wellington Pride Festival | Tū whakahīhī e Te Whanganui-ā-Tara and treated the public to a gay tour of Wellington’s must-see eco-attraction, Zealandia...
    Links: GayNZ.com

2015

  • Thumnail imageComedy Festival Profile: Deanne Smith
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageDolce and Gabbana Seek to Clarify Remarks About IVF Babies and...
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageGay Groups Make History in Boston St Patricks Day Parade
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageGay Mayoral Candidate: Rainbow Advisory Panel “Complete Waste of Time and...
    Links: Express
  • Thumnail imageHelp Sought in Basement Burglary
    Links: Express

2014

  • Thumnail imageReports: two gay men arrested in Uganda
    There are reports two Ugandan men are the first to be arrested under Uganda’s harshly homophobic laws, after being caught having sex in a hotel room...
    Links: GayNZ.com

2013

  • Thumnail imageEmma and John Kelly
    Emma and John Kelly talk about their daughter / father relationship.
    Features: Emma Kelly, John Kelly
  • Thumnail imageTopp wedding a "true country hoe-down"
    A long-running New Zealand woman’s magazine has unveiled its first ever wedding cover featuring a same-sex couple, covering the nuptials of Lynda Topp and her partner of seven years Donna Luxton...
    Links: GayNZ.com

2012

  • Thumnail imageEx-Rutgers student found guilty of hate crime
    Dharun Ravi faces ten years in prison and deportation A former student at New Jersey’s Rutgers University has been found guilty of hate crimes, for spying on his roommate’s sexual activity with a webcam...
    Links: GayNZ.com

2011

  • Thumnail image25th anniversary panel discussion on homosexual law reform
    Fran Wilde, Alison Laurie and Bill Logan reflect on the campaign for homosexual law reform in the mid-1980s.
    Features: Alison Laurie, Bill Logan, Fran Wilde
  • Thumnail imageAnnah Pickering
    Features: Annah Pickering
  • Thumnail imageAnnette Xiberras - AsiaPacific Outgames (Ilott Theatre, Wellington Town Hall)
    Annette Xiberras delivers a keynote presentation at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Features: Annette Xiberras, David Huebner
  • Thumnail imageGeetanjali Misra - AsiaPacific Outgames (Ilott Theatre, Wellington Town Hall)
    Geetanjali Misra delivers a keynote presentation at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Features: David Huebner, Geetanjali Misra
  • Thumnail imageHuman Rights film evening (Wellington)
    Discussions on two films: Courage Unfolds - Living the Principles and Assume Nothing
    Features: Grace Poore, Jack Byrne, Kirsty MacDonald, Mani Bruce Mitchell, Prue Hyman, Rebecca Swan
  • Thumnail imageMichael Stevens
    Features: Michael Stevens
  • Thumnail imageSenthorun Raj (1)
    Features: Senthorun Raj
  • Thumnail imageSenthorun Raj (2)
    Features: Senthorun Raj
  • Thumnail imageSession 4, Disability
    Audio from the Disability session at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Features: Huhana Hickey, Ivan Yeo, Mani Bruce Mitchell, Philip Patston, Shae Ronald
  • Thumnail imageSession 5, Models of Activism
    Audio from the Models of Activism session at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Features: Jack Byrne, Kelly Ellis, Mani Bruce Mitchell, Susan Hawthorne
  • Thumnail imageSession 6, Accountability Mechanisms
    Audio from the Accountability Mechanisms session at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Features: Charles Chauvel, Sam McLean
  • Thumnail imageShabeena Francis Saveri
    Features: Shabeena Francis Saveri
  • Thumnail imageSumithra Chand
    Features: Sumithra Chand
  • Thumnail imageVaitoa Toelupe - AsiaPacific Outgames (Ilott Theatre, Wellington Town Hall)
    Vaitoa Toelupe delivers a keynote presentation at the Human Rights Conference of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
    Features: David Huebner, Vaitoa Toelupe
  • Thumnail imageTransgender singer wows TV judges
    A singer who chose a national TV talent show as her forum for coming out has received rapturous applause from the judges and audience alike...
    Links: GayNZ.com

2010

  • Thumnail imageWatch Anika Moa's new video 'Running Through The Fire'
    Anika Moa Talented Kiwi songstress Anika Moa is back with the first single from her forthcoming album Love in Motion, due out on 5 April...
    Links: GayNZ.com

2009

  • Thumnail imageUni's back, and so is UniQ
    As students are now begining or returning to their studies, LGBT student groups around New Zealand are gearing up for another busy year of activities...
    Links: GayNZ.com

2008

  • Thumnail imageWaterfront Wigs raised OUTline thousands
    A lower-key Wigs on the Waterfront at Auckland's Viaduct Harbour still raised a healthy amount of cash for LGBT telephone support service OUTline yesterday...
    Links: GayNZ.com

2007

  • Thumnail imageUSA: Gay
    Openly-gay reality TV star Richard Hatch, who won $1 million on ‘Survivor', says being in prison for failing to pay taxes on the prize and other income is no day at the beach...
    Links: GayNZ.com

2006

  • Thumnail imageGirls nights out: Arrested by the Flirt Police!
    On the third Saturday of every month in Auckland, the girls come out to play – and a special kind of police are on hand to help out with the action...
    Links: GayNZ.com

2005

  • Thumnail imagePeters slams equal rights for gays
    We have lost our way as a nation by giving equal rights to gay people, NZ First leader Winston Peters told a cheering crowd of pensioners in Napier on Tuesday...
    Links: GayNZ.com

2004

  • Thumnail imageSecond gay organisation alleges fraud
    8PM: Another gay organisation has alleged that the person at the centre of Auckland's Pride Centre fraud investigations has left it also out of pocket...
    Links: GayNZ.com

1987

  • Thumnail imageTelevision 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

1928

  • Thumnail imageMorals campaigner Patricia Bartlett is born (Napier, New Zealand)
    Bartlett would later form the Society for Promotion of Community Standards.
    Links: Wikipedia