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Kia ora, Welcome is a website exploring the voices and opinions of Aotearoa New Zealand's rainbow communities through over 800 audio recordings of interviews and local LGBTI events.

Use the search or browse pages to find audio content of interest, or go directly to popular topics:

The website also hosts an extensive rainbow timeline and links to over 18,000 articles published by over the last two decades.

In 2021, a number of important anniversaries took place:

  • 40th anniversary of the first reports internationally of the emergence of AIDS (May-July 1981)
  • 35th anniversary of Wellington's rainbow fair (1986)
  • 35th anniversary of the passing of the Homosexual Law Reform Act (9 July 1986)
  • 30th anniversary of the first public unveiling of the NZ AIDS Memorial Quilt (5 October 1991)

In 2022, a number of important anniversaries will take place:

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