People

This section contains recordings that are about individual experiences and life stories.


Alison Laurie

Alison LaurieAlison talks about growing up and being involved in queer activism from the 1960s...

Tags: 1960s, activism, education, gay liberation movement, lesbian, transcript onlin...

Published: February 2010

Andreas Derleth

Andreas DerlethAndreas talks about growing up, moving to New Zealand and winning Mr Gay New Zealand and Mr Gay...

Tags: coming out, community, depression, education, family, friends...

Published: September 2012

Anne Perry

Anne PerryJoanne Drayton discusses her biography of crime writer Anne Perry, better known in New Zealand as the convicted...

Tags: 1950s, 2010s, courts, crime, feminism, lesbian...

Published: September 2012

Benji Watt

Benji WattBenji talks about being the first openly gay boxing judge in New Zealand and his upcoming marriage...

Tags: 2010s, boxing, civil unions, community, gay, transgender...

Published: May 2015

Bill Logan

Bill LoganBill talks about growing up, being an activist and his role in homosexual law reform...

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

Published: February 2010

Brendan Goudswaard

Brendan GoudswaardBrendan talks about growing up and being a facilitator with Schools Out - a queer youth group in...

Tags: 2010s, coming out, drag, education, gay, transcript online...

Published: April 2010

Bruce Kilmister

Bruce KilmisterBruce talks about his childhood, the early years of HIV in New Zealand, the NZ AIDS Foundation, Hero...

Tags: 1950s, 1980s, addiction, azt, church, gay...

Published: June 2013

Changing Face of the Castro

Changing Face of the CastroJan de Gier from the Inn on Castro talks about the changing face of the Castro neighbourhood in...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, gay, hiv and aids, inn on castro...

Published: June 2008

Charles Mackay

Charles MackayIn 1929 Charles Mackay, a former mayor of Wanganui bled to death on a Berlin street corner -...

Tags: 1910s, 1920s, 2010s, blackmail, crime, homosexual...

Published: September 2011

Claire Ryan

Claire RyanClaire talks about disability, gender and sexual identity...

Tags: 2000s, disability, gender identity, health, sexuality, transcript online...

Published: February 2010

Conan McKegg

Conan McKeggConan talks about writing for the screen and working on the draft script for House of Memories...

Tags: 2010s, acting, gay, lesbian, queer, transgender...

Published: February 2014

Dana de Milo

Dana de MiloDana talks about her early life. Dana also did another interview about working with Carmen. Dana passed away...

Tags: 1960s, abuse, back slang, bullying, butch queen, transgender...

Published: December 2012

Daniel Nicoletta

Daniel NicolettaDaniel talks about his photographic career, the Castro in the 1970's and his time with Harvey Milk and...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, activism, archives, arts, gay...

Published: June 2012

David and Rae

David and RaeDavid and Rae talk about coming out, identity and relationships...

Tags: coming out, family, growing up, homophobia, identity, military...

Published: July 2012

Denny Moran

Denny MoranDenny talks about the gay scene in Wellington in the 1970s - including Carmen and various beats...

Tags: 1970s, anonymous sex, arrest, courts, gay, transgender...

Published: December 2011

Douglas Wright

Douglas WrightAudio recordings related to dancer, choreographer and writer Douglas Wright...

Tags: artist, arts, choreographer, choreography, dance, dancing...

Published: January 2011

Remembering Jonathan Dennis

Remembering Jonathan DennisEmma Jean Kelly talks about researching and writing her PhD on Jonathan Dennis - the founding director of...

Tags: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, gay, queer...

Published: April 2016

Gareth Farr

Gareth FarrGareth Farr talks about composing During These Days for the 30th anniversary of homosexual law reform in 2016...

Tags: fa'afafine, fakaleiti, gay, historic convictions, homosexual law reform, queer...

Published: August 2017

Georgina Beyer

Georgina BeyerAudio recordings related to activist and politician Georgina Beyer...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, activism, mayor, trans*, transgender...

Published: January 2013

Geovana Peres

Geovana PeresBoxer Geovana Peres talks to Benji Watt about winning the New Zealand National (NZNBF Version) Light Heavyweight title...

Tags: 2010s, boxing, coming out, confidence, friends, lesbian...

Published: May 2017

Hamish Allardice

Hamish AllardiceHamish talks about being bullied at school, abuse, addiction and recovery. The AIDS Memorial Quilt panel for Rudi...

Tags: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, gay, genderfuck, lesbian...

Published: February 2015

Hinemoana Baker

Hinemoana BakerHinemoana talks about being a writer, musician and teacher...

Tags: arts, coming out, music, poetry, profile, writing...

Published: March 2010

Huhana Hickey

Huhana HickeyHuhana Hickey talks to Kathryn Ryan about indigenous disabled human rights and social justice advocacy...

Tags: 2010s, activism, disability, disability rights, external resource, maori...

Published: June 2013

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

Ivan Yeo

Ivan YeoIvan talks about growing up gay in Malaysia...

Tags: 1990s, depression, gay, health, mental health, transcript online...

Published: May 2010

Jerome Cargill

Jerome CargillJerome talks about being a teacher who is openly gay, the Newlands College diversity group and why its...

Tags: 1990s, gay, intersex, lesbian, straight, transgender...

Published: May 2016

Joe

JoeJoe describes what it was like to go through the magnitude 7.1 and 6.3 earthquakes that struck Canterbury...

Tags: 2010s, anxiety, community, death, depression, transgender...

Published: May 2012

John Jakeman

John JakemanAudio recordings related to John Jakeman...

Tags: 1970s, 2010s, aotearoa new zealand, hairdressing, john jakeman, wellington...

Published: January 2017

Jonathan O'Brien

Jonathan O'BrienJonathan talks about growing up and doing drag...

Tags: 1990s, drag, gay, performance, profile, transcript online...

Published: September 2010

Julz Darroch

Julz DarrochJulz talks about exercise and wellness...

Tags: 1970s, employment, family, fitness, lesbian, transcript online...

Published: October 2010

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