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Proud 2016

Speaking Out Proud

Audio from the plenary session: Speaking Out Proud.

The New Zealand Human Rights Commission held a moderated 'open hearing' where prepared questions were delivered to politicians. The session was chaired by Richard Tankersley from the Human Rights Commission.

Submitters: Bella Simpson, Eliana Rubashkyn, Elizabeth Kerekere, Jack Byrne, Joey Macdonald, Sally Dellow and Sandra Dickson.

Panel members: David Seymour (MP for Epsom, leader of ACT New Zealand), Denis O'Rourke (List MP, New Zealand First), Jackie Blue (Human Rights Commission), Kevin Hague (List MP, Green Party) and Louisa Wall (MP for Manurewa, Labour Party).

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Voices: Bella Simpson, David Seymour, Denis O'Rourke, Eliana Golberstein (nee Rubashkyn), Elizabeth Kerekere, Jack Byrne, Jackie Blue, Joey Macdonald, Kevin Hague, Louisa Wall, Sally Dellow, Sandra Dickson

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  • 0:00:09 - Richard Tankersley (introduction)
  • 0:11:48 - Elizabeth Kerekere
  • 0:29:50 - Sally Dellow
  • 0:35:15 - Joey Macdonald
  • 0:40:45 - Jack Byrne
  • 0:57:05 - Sandra Dickson
  • 1:07:25 - Bella Simpson
  • 1:14:45 - Eliana Rubashkyn

Citation information

Record date:10th March 2016
Location:University of Otago Wellington School of Medicine