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In: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Cleve Jones
Cleve Jones, founder of the NAMES Project, talks to Ian Kember about the AIDS Memorial Quilt. The quilt was first unfolded on 11...
Published: June 1991

In: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Gilbert Smith
Gilbert talks about the history of the quilt in New Zealand and promotes an upcoming silent auction fundraising event. The source of this recording...
Published: October 1993

In: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Michele Cinq-Mars
Michele Cinq-Mars, Director of Communications for the NAMES Project, talks to Ian Kember about the AIDS Memorial Quilt. This recording was possibly made at...
Published: June 1991

In: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Nicki Eddy and co (1992)
Nicki Eddy and Allan (a pseudonym) talk to Mike Bakers on Radio Pacific about the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt. Special thanks to MediaWorks...
Published: September 1992

In: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Nicki Eddy and co (1993)
Nicki, Audrey and Beverly talk about the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt and promote an upcoming silent auction fundraising event. The source of this...
Published: October 1993

In: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Radio advert
Radio advert used to promote viewings of the New Zealand AIDS Memorial at the Manukau City Shopping Centre in late 1994. This advert was...
Published: October 1994

In: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Video of quilt panels
A short video highlighting some of the panels on the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt...
Published: June 2010

In: Arts and Media

Do You Like What You See?
A couple of gay photographers talk about their work...
Published: 1997

In: Arts and Media

Spectrum website (1996)
Kevin Jensen talks about creating one of the earliest rainbow websites originating from New Zealand. The website went live on 27 January 1996 and...
Published: May 2018

In: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Lesbian heritage walk
Miriam Saphira takes a tour group around some of the historic lesbian sites in central Auckland. A special thank you to the Charlotte Museum...
Published: February 2013

In: Beyond Rainbows

Missy
Missy talks about identifying as non-binary and somewhere in between pansexuality and demisexuality...
Published: November 2014

In: Beyond Rainbows

Riki
Riki talks about transitioning and transgender issues...
Published: March 2014

In: Butch on Butch

Ann-Marie
Ann-Marie talks about religion, a 19-year relationship and three commitment ceremonies...
Published: April 2015

In: Butch on Butch

Cathie
Cathie describes what it is like being queer in the legal profession and doing stand-up comedy...
Published: April 2015

In: Butch on Butch

Creek
Creek talks about identifying as a butch female submissive transmasculine lesbian...
Published: March 2015

In: Carmen Rupe

Carmen Rupe interview (1991)
Jack Body interviews Carmen Rupe about her life. The recording was made at Carmen's apartment in Kings Cross, Sydney in 1991. A special...
Published: 1991

In: Documentary

A Happy Memory
A group of men reflect back on a happy gay memory...
Published: 1999

In: Documentary

Educating Gays
Explore what it's like to be gay at school - both as a student and as a teacher at the end of the 20th...
Published: 1999

In: Documentary

Hotel Homo
Explores what it's like to work in the hospitality industry...
Published: 1999

In: Documentary

Loyal
A group of men talk about coming out after marrying and having children...
Published: 1999

In: Documentary

Sailor
Explore the iconic figure of the sailor in rainbow culture. The programme also looks at sexual activity around the wharfs and on the...
Published: 1999

In: Documentary

Shall We Drag
Johnny Croskery and Colin McLean (aka Pollyfilla) talk about drag performance...
Published: 1999

In: Documentary

What Did You Call Me?
A group of gay men reflect on words that are used to describe and define them...
Published: 1998

In: Documentary

What I Fear
A group of men talk about their fears as gay men...
Published: 1999

In: Events

IDAHOBIT 2017
Audio from the IDAHOBIT event held at Parliament. The panel presentation marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia and Intersexphobia. A special...
Published: May 2017

In: Events

Our Stonewall
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City. The uprising, which began on 28 June 1969, is seen...
Published: June 2019

In: Events

Stonewall 25 (1994)
Listen to Linda Evans, Alison Laurie and Ngahui Te Awekotuku talk to Judy Lessing about attending Stonewall 25 and the ILGA World conference in...
Published: June 1994

In: Gallery

Gareth Watkins
Gareth is a photographer based in Welington, New Zealand who has published three photography books. He specializes in portrait and object-based images...
Published: 2010

In: Gallery

Meg Torwl
Meg Torwl, of Celtic ancestry, grew up in rural Aoteroa/New Zealand and resided in the Pacific Northwest from the early 2000s - creating work...
Published: 2010

In: Georgina Beyer

Georgina Beyer - people remembered
Georgina Beyer remembers some memorable people and situations - including Queen Elizabeth II, Ruby Wax, Jerry Hall, John Banks and facilitating a meeting in...
Published: January 2013

In: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa - NZ AIDS Memorial Quilt

Kevin Jensen
Kevin reflects on taking the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt into the community, and designing the quilt website. The recording was made just...
Published: May 2012

In: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa - NZ AIDS Memorial Quilt

Nicki and Megan
Nicki and Megan reflect on the quilt panel they made for Robin
Published: May 2012

In: Groups and Organisations

GALS - Gay and Lesbian Singers
Catherine Lee and Ashley Barratt talk about New Zealand's first LGBTI choir...
Published: April 2012

In: Groups and Organisations

Q-topia and Forge
Joe talks about the Christchurch youth groups Q-topia and Forge...
Published: May 2010

In: Groups and Organisations

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa (2019)
Curator Stephanie Gibson talks about rainbow taonga held in the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa...
Published: August 2019

In: Groups and Organisations

The Womens Bookshop
Carole Beu talks about establishing The Women's Bookshop - an independent bookshop which opened in Auckland in 1989...
Published: June 2013

In: Groups and Organisations

Wellington Gay and Lesbian Helpline
Chris Pugsley and Jo Morrison talk about the history and activities of the Wellington Gay and Lesbian Helpline...
Published: September 2010

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

All About Eve (documentary)
Television documentary All About Eve, produced in 1994.
Published: 1994

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Art, Craft and the AIDS Crisis
Audio from the panel discussion Art, Craft and the AIDS Crisis held at the Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt on 26 May 2018...
Published: May 2018

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Bill Logan
Bill talks about the early years of HIV AIDS in Wellington, and the response by groups like the Wellington Gay Switchboard and the AIDS...
Published: May 2015

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2018)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 21 May 2018. Parts of the service...
Published: May 2018

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Lew Pryme - Welcome to My World (documentary)
Television documentary Lew Pryme - Welcome to My World, produced in 1990.
Published: 1990

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Positive Women
Jane Bruning, national coordinator of Positive Women Inc, talks about the history and services offered nationally to HIV+ positive women...
Published: July 2012

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Rod McLeod Morrison
Rod talks about his relationship with his partner who died from AIDS related conditions...
Published: 1999

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Te Puna Wai Korero [episode on HIV/AIDS, 1995]
Listen to Henare Te Ua interview Warren Lindberg, Director of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation, on the latest information on HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New...
Published: December 1995

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

The Red Ribbon
A group of men reflect on why they wear the red ribbon...
Published: 1999

In: Historic Convictions

Kevin Hague
MP Kevin Hague talks about how we may possibly deal with historic convictions for consensual homosexual activity in Aotearoa New Zealand. Kevin talks about...
Published: September 2016

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Kay Jones
Kay talks about homosexual law reform activities in Auckland and Wellington, challenging inequality and bisexual erasure...
Published: October 2015

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Prue Hyman
Prue takes Jac Lynch through a personal archive of newspaper articles, letters and submissions made in support of homosexual law reform...
Published: November 2015

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Radio Gala (8 July 1990)
This Radio Gala retrospective programme contains a rich collection of audio actuality from the 1985-86 period of homosexual law reform. Much of the material...
Published: July 1990

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Remembering Neil Costelloe
Jayne (sitting by an open fire) remembers her brother Neil Costelloe. Neil was very active in the fight for homosexual law reform in the...
Published: April 2016

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Rob Lake
Rob talks about activism during homosexual law reform and early responses to HIV AIDS in Wellington...
Published: November 2015

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Shelley Te Waiariki Howard
Shelley talks about being in the military during homosexual law reform, the need to repress and then express her femininity, and the power of...
Published: October 2015

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Ted Greensmith-West
In the 30th anniversary year of homosexual law reform, Ted considers three areas that still require attention: legislative change, social acceptance and international diplomacy...
Published: June 2016

In: International AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995)

Christina Sunley
Christina from the NAMES Project in San Francisco gives a keynote presentation: The Quilt - a powerful resource for HIV prevention education. A special...
Published: March 1995

In: International AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995)

HIV prevention and youth
A keynote presentation on HIV prevention and youth. A special thank you to Christina Sunley, the conference organiser, for allowing this audio to be...
Published: March 1995

In: International AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995)

International Quilt projects
Representatives from Canada, Zambia, and Japan make presentations to the conference. A special thank you to Christina Sunley, the conference organiser, for allowing this...
Published: March 1995

In: International AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995)

Model school display programmes
A presentation on school display programmes in Australia, Thailand and the United Kingdom. A special thank you to Christina Sunley, the conference organiser, for...
Published: March 1995

In: International AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995)

National High School Quilt programme
The national High School Quilt programme co-ordinator from the NAMES Project in San Francisco gives a presentation, along with a group of San Jose...
Published: March 1995

In: International AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995)

New Zealand presentation
New Zealand's representative from the AIDS Memorial Quilt makes a presentation to the conference. A special thank you to Christina Sunley, the conference organiser...
Published: March 1995

In: International AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995)

Phil Siegel
Phil Siegel from Media Works in San Francisco gives a keynote presentation on working with the media. A special thank you to Christina Sunley...
Published: March 1995

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Bats Theatre
Bats Theatre has seen a variety of rainbow related productions including Confessions of a Drag Queen, Corner 4am and Cuba - a play about...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Frank Kitts Park Lagoon
In the 1990s the lagoon was the site for Beacons of Hope - a memorial ceremony for those who had died from AIDS related...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Overseas Passenger Terminal
The terminal was the site of the first Devotion dance party in December 1991. Like Hero in Auckland, Devotion became a festival with...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

St James Theatre
The Topp Twins, Douglas Wright, Michael Parmenter have all performed at the St. James. The theatre is also the home of the Royal New...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Te Papa
The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa holds numerous rainbow-related taonga (treasures) including the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt which was gifted to...
Published: January 2016

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

The Opera House
Alley - Jack Body's opera about Rewi Alley premiered at the Opera House in 1998. The theatre has also hosted the Queen of the...
Published: January 2016

In: Marriage Equality

Jenny and Jools
Jenny Rowan and Jools Joslin talk to Justin Gregory about marriage equality...
Published: September 2016

In: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Nathan Ross
Nathan talks about creating safe spaces, bisexual erasure and double lives...
Published: March 2016

In: Participants - Queer History in the Making

Des and John
An interview with Des Smith and John Jolliff, recorded during the community event Queer History in the Making. Des and John were one of...
Published: September 2015

In: People

Changing Face of the Castro
Jan de Gier from the Inn on Castro talks about the changing face of the Castro neighbourhood in San Francisco...
Published: June 2008

In: People

Drew Hadwen
Drew Hadwen talks about the development of the Devotion dance parties/festivals, and the Beacons of Hope services in Wellington in the 1990s...
Published: August 2018

In: People

Gareth Farr
Gareth Farr talks about composing During These Days for the 30th anniversary of homosexual law reform in 2016. Gareth also talks about growing...
Published: August 2017

In: People

Hamish Allardice
Hamish talks about being bullied at school, abuse, addiction and recovery. The AIDS Memorial Quilt panel for Rudi and John can be viewed here...
Published: February 2015

In: People

Ivan Yeo
Ivan talks about growing up gay in Malaysia...
Published: May 2010

In: People

Jerome Cargill
Jerome talks about being a teacher who is openly gay, the Newlands College diversity group and why its important to make sure diversity is...
Published: May 2016

In: People

Jonathan OBrien
Jonathan O'Brien talks about growing up and doing drag...
Published: September 2010

In: People

Kevin Hague profile
On the eve of his departure from Parliament, MP Kevin Hague reflects on his time in politics as well as earlier activism around apartheid...
Published: September 2016

In: People

Miscellaneouslee
Miscellaneouslee talks about family life, Auckland in the 1980s and performing in drag...
Published: October 2013

In: People

Neville Creighton
Neville talks about his background, becoming the first Director of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation, secondary school teaching, and managing the Gayline counseling service...
Published: February 2013

In: People

Nikki Lee Carlson
Nikki Lee reflects on a journey that has taken her from having a successful singer career as a teenager, to performing on NZ Idol...
Published: July 2016

In: People

Peter Wells
Peter talks about the journey as a film maker and writer...
Published: October 2013

In: People

Philip Patston
Philip talks about growing up, identity, comedy and uniqueness...
Published: February 2013

In: People

Priscilla Penniket
Priscilla talks about working for Rainbow Youth to do homophobia education in schools. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith...
Published: May 2010

In: People

Remembering Jonathan Dennis
Emma Jean Kelly talks about researching and writing her PhD on Jonathan Dennis - the founding director of the New Zealand Film Archive...
Published: April 2016

In: People

Rex Halliday
Rex talks about growing up in New Plymouth, the Gay Liberation movement, early HIV AIDS prevention programmes and establishing the Hero party and festival...
Published: April 2013

In: People

Roy Ayling and Norman Gibson
Miriam Saphira talks about her father Norman and his relationship with Roy. The two men met as soldiers during WW1 and formed a...
Published: February 2016

In: People

Ruth Busch
Ruth talks about her early years in the Bronx, growing up in a Holocaust surviving family, coming out as a lesbian and her legal...
Published: February 2013

In: People

Ryan Kennedy
Ryan talks about growing up and transitioning from female to male. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith...
Published: April 2010

In: People

Scott Johnston
Scott talks about coming out in the 1980s and being one of the creators of the Hero parade - which at its peak in...
Published: May 2013

In: People

Stephen Denekamp
Stephen talks depression and coming out...
Published: May 2010

In: People

Steve McVey
Steve talks about his photography and latest project Lost...
Published: March 2014

In: Proud 2016

Joleen Mataele
Joleen Mataele: sharing a life of an activist and an open transgender person M-F in a country that is so rich in culture and...
Published: March 2016

In: Proud 2016

Pacific Health and Spirituality
Audio from the workshop: Pacific Health and Spirituality. The workshop covered sexuality, spirituality and access to health services, in particular focusing on Christianity as...
Published: March 2016

In: Q12 Taranaki

Shaun
Shaun talks about being gay in 2012...
Published: August 2012

In: Rainbow Politicians

Chris Carter maiden speech
Listen to the maiden speech of Chris Carter - New Zealand's first openly gay sitting Member of Parliament. The recording is part of the...
Published: March 1994

In: Rainbow Politicians

Georgina Beyer
Georgina reflects on her childhood, various careers and time in public office. Georgina has also recorded interviews about significant legislation (prostitution reform, civil unions and...
Published: January 2013

In: Rainbow Politicians

Tim Barnett
Tim Barnett talks about growing up in the United Kingdom; becoming Britain's "first professional homosexual"; moving to New Zealand and becoming a Member of...
Published: November 2013

In: Rainbow Touchstones

Red
Stephen talks about growing up and dealing with depression...
Published: 2010

In: Rainbow Touchstones

Yellow
Joe talks about growing up and dealing with depression...
Published: 2010

In: Relationships

Johnny and Peter
Johnny Croskery and Peter Kooiman talk about their relationship - how they met and their life together. Johnny passed away on 19 April...
Published: 1999

In: Religion and Spirituality

Kathy Baldock
Kathy Baldock, a straight Evangelical Christian LGBTI ally, talks about the current marriage equality debate in Australia, the changing nature of the Salvation Army...
Published: September 2016

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

#The Future
Audio from the session: #The Future. Fresh LGBTQI talent is shaking up the theatre scene. Victor Rodger, author of Black Faggot and currently...
Published: February 2016

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

Larger Than Life Stories
Audio from the session: Larger Than Life Stories. Alison Mau wrote the remarkable story of Liz Roberts, the first New Zealander to undergo full...
Published: February 2016

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

Now and Then
Audio from the session: Now and Then. A mash-up of readings of new voices and established writers noted for their evocation of our challenging...
Published: February 2016

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

Paddling Your Own Waka
Audio from the session: Paddling Your Own Waka. In a world of the internet, global publishing companies no longer have the same power as...
Published: February 2016

In: Shift hui (2018)

Rainbow history
An exploration of some of the fascinating stories from the histories of our queer communities - focusing on trans history in Wellington and the...
Published: April 2018

In: The Book That Turned the Light On - Same Same But Different writers festival

Part 1
Audio from the session: The Book That Turned the Light On. In a past of illegality and stigma, books asserted a powerful presence. For...
Published: February 2016

In: Wairarapa - Q12

Brad
Brad talks about being gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Human Rights with Richard Tankersley
Audio from a presentation by Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley on human rights issues facing rainbow and gender diverse communities in Aotearoa New Zealand...
Published: March 2017

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Wellington Pride Parade 2017
Audio from the Wellington Pride Parade 2017. This was the first time in over two decades that a pride parade has marched through the...
Published: March 2017

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

A Fresh Start for Human Rights
Audio from the public forum A Fresh Start for Human Rights, held during Wellington's Pride festival at St Andrew's on 7 March 2018. In...
Published: March 2018

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

LBGTI+ education forum
Audio from the LBGTI+ education forum, held during Wellington's Pride festival at St Andrews on the Terrace on 27 February 2018. The event...
Published: February 2018