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This section contains recordings covering events like hui, presentations, conferences, rallies, parliamentary proceedings etc.

2nd AsiaPacific Outgames
2nd AsiaPacific Outgames The 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames was held in March 2011. As part of this a human rights conference was held in the Wellington Town Hall. The theme was Strength In Diversity: Connect, Collaborate, Inspire...
Published: March 2011

A Rainbow in the Village
Organisers, participants and spectators talk about the world's (unofficial) shortest pride parade - held during Paekakariki's annual pride festival. 0:00:06 - Pat Mcintosh and Val Little (co-organisers) 0:16:18 - Kay and Sally 0:17:05 - Rob Sumby (co-organiser) 0:22:08 - Ann-Marie Stapp 0:26:02 - Unidentified member of Project Youth...
Published: October 2019

Against Equality
Audio from Ryan Conrad's community presentation. The discussion was held at 17 Tory Street, Wellington on 1 March 2015. Special thanks to The Freedom Shop and Against Equality for allowing us to record this event. This presentation and discussion breaks the supposed queer...
Published: March 2015

Auckland Pride Festival 2013
Audio from the Auckland Pride Festival 2013. The festival ran for two weeks from 8 - 24 Feburary, and had sixty different events - including the Big Gay Out and the Pride Parade...
Published: February 2013

Auckland Pride Festival 2019
Audio relating to the Auckland Pride Festival 2019...
Published: December 2018

Auckland Pride Festival 2020
Audio relating to the Auckland Pride Festival 2020...
Published: 2019

Beyond conference
Audio from the Beyond conference, held in Wellington 11-13 October 2013. The conference was organised by the The Queer Avengers (Wellington) and aimed to address the lived experiences of queer/trans people in relation to identity, race, disability, the media, healthcare, parenting, education and imprisonment...
Published: October 2013

Butch Femme Queer Feminist Elders
Audio from the Butch Femme Queer Feminist Elders panel discussion, held at Trades Hall in Grey Lynn on 24 November 2012. Special thanks to the panel for allowing their stories to be recorded and shared online...
Published: November 2012

C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013
Audio from C.L.I.T Fest (Combatting Latent Inequalities Together), held at the Irish Society Hall in Wellington on the 1st and 2nd June 2013. C.L.I.T Fest has been happening around the world since 2004 as a feminist DIY punk festival, challenging oppressive norms within punk...
Published: June 2013

Chechnya Vigil
Audio from the Chechnya Vigil held outside the Russian embassy in Wellington. The candlelight vigil was organised to show solidarity with the people who have reportedly been rounded up in Chechnya because of their gay or bisexual orientation (or perceived sexual orientation) and then...
Published: April 2017

Courage Day 2020
On 16 November 2020, the New Zealand Society of Authors (Wellington Branch) held an event to mark Courage Day, internationally known as the Day of the Imprisoned Writer. Mandy Hager highlighted the annual commemoration and then Christopher Burke discussed the life of New...
Published: November 2020

Crossing the Lines
Brent Coutts talks about his new book Crossing the Lines: The story of three homosexual New Zealand soldiers in WWII. The event was organised by OverWatch, the New Zealand Defence Force's employee-led rainbow network. A special thank you to the Brent and OverWatch for...
Published: November 2020

Exploring Trans Activism and Representation in Media
Audio from the panel discussion: Exploring Trans Activism and Representation in Media. The panel was part of Auckland Zinefest 2016, and included panelists Aram Wu - co-founder of EquAsian and a member of the Auckland Council Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel, Emmy Rakete - organiser, spokesperson...
Published: July 2016

Healthy Relationships and Consent launch
Audio from the launch of Healthy Relationships and Consent: through the lens of Rainbow identifying youth. The launch was held on 26 April 2021. For many years, community consultation inside the Waikato has highlighted that young people in Rainbow communities wanted support from...
Published: April 2021

Hui Takatāpui 2014
Audio from Hui Takatāpui which was held at Te Papa-o-Rotu Marae, Whatawhata from the 6th to the 9th of November 2014...
Published: November 2014

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 thank you to the Rainbow NZ Parliamentary Network and the community participants for allowing us to record and share this...
Published: May 2017

IDAHOBIT 2018
Audio from the IDAHOBIT flag raising ceremony held on the forecourt of Parliament. The event marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia and Intersexphobia. It is believed to be the first time in the world where the bisexual, transgender, intersex and rainbow...
Published: May 2018

ILGA World Conference 2019
Audio relating to the ILGA World Conference 2019, taking place in Wellington 18-22 March 2019...
Published: August 2018

Intergenerational talk
Audio from an intergenerational queer women-focused talk held at the Charlotte Museum in 2010...
Published: 2010

International Human Rights Day (2019)
To mark International Human Rights Day a special screening of the documentary Out and About took place. The event also included waiata, speeches and a panel discussion which are included in this audio recording. The event was organised by the Embassy of the...
Published: December 2019

Johnny Croskery tribute
Audio from the tribute night to the late Johnny Croskery held at Scotty and Mal's Cocktail and Lounge Bar in Wellington. Johnny passed away on 19 April 2012...
Published: May 2012

KAHA Youth Hui 2009
The national hui ran from the 23 - 25 January 2009 at Tapu Te Ranga Marae in Island Bay, Wellington. It was organised by Out There! National Queer Youth Development Project and featured a queer youth training workshop along with discussions about sexual...
Published: January 2009

Last Chance film evening discussion
Audio from a discussion pre and post screening of Last Chance, a documentary that tells the stories of five rainbow asylum seekers who flee their native countries to escape homophobic violence and intimidation and seek safety in Canada. Speakers include Christian Desroches (High Commission...
Published: October 2014

Launch of the Rainbow Crossing
Wellington's Rainbow Crossing is New Zealand's second rainbow pedestrian crossing. The launch date on 10 October 2019, was timed to coincide with the birthday of the late Carmen Rupe. 0:00:05 - Justin Lester, Mayor of Wellington City 0:02:20 - Grant Robertson, MP for Wellington Central 00415...
Published: October 2018

Leaving a Legacy
Audio from the Leaving a Legacy workshop held at Thistle Hall, Wellington on 14 September 2016. The workshop looked at creative ways to record and preserve our diverse identities, cultures and world views. It was organised by Tiwhanawhana and the Lesbian and Gay...
Published: September 2016

Lesbian Visibility Day panel
Audio from the InsideOUT intergenerational, online panel discussion to celebrate Lesbian Visibility Day on 26 April 2020. The panel featured Creek, Sophie, Karen, Summer, Aria and Neo. A special thank you to the participants and organisers for allowing this to be recorded and shared...
Published: April 2020

LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum
LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum Audio from the LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum held at Eva Beva, Wellington on 26 July 2020. The event has been split into two parts. The event was hosted by Vivian Lyngdoh (Chair of Wellington Pride Festival Committee) and featured Ayesha Verrall...
Published: July 2020

National Schools Pride Week
Tabby Besley, Managing Director of InsideOUT, talks about the first ever National Schools Pride Week. The week ran 24-28 August 2020 with over 100 schools taking part...
Published: August 2020

NXT:14 Youth Leaders Conference
Participants at NXT:14 talk to Tabby Besley about what the conference meant to them. Delegates representing rainbow youth groups from New Zealand and the Pacific Islands came together in Auckland for three days (7-9 February 2014) of workshops and discussion. Speakers covered a range...
Published: February 2014

NXT:15 - LGBTIQ Youth Leaders Conference
Participants at NXT:15 talk to Tabby about what the conference meant to them. Delegates representing rainbow youth groups from New Zealand and the Pacific Islands came together in Auckland for three days (19-21 February 2015) of workshops and discussion...
Published: February 2015

Orlando mass shooting
Audio from Aotearoa New Zealand relating to the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, USA on 13 June 2016 (NZT)...
Published: June 2016

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 by many as a key moment in the birth of the Gay Liberation movement and the modern fight for LGBTI...
Published: June 2019

Out in the carPark
Participants, stall-holders and the public talk about attending the Love Parade and Out in the carPark. 0:00:05 - Karen Harris, parade co-ordinator 0:02:25 - Adrienne Girling, parade co-ordinator 0:03:51 - Baden, traffic marshall 0:04:50 - Braya 0:06:16 - Tohia Love 0:06:53 - Sydney Lehman and Stephanie Garvey, Women's Refuge 01135...
Published: March 2015

Out in the Square
Jo Jackson interviews stall holders and visitors to Out in the Square which was held in Civic Square, Wellington on 19 January 2013. The community fair has been held annually since 1986. 00:04 - Andrew 01:05 - Caitlen 02:03 - Mayor of Wellington Celia Wade-Brown 0435...
Published: January 2013

OuterSpaces
OuterSpaces information evening. OuterSpaces is a collaborative initiative between Wellington's gender and sexuality diverse youth support organisations: School's Out, Tranzform, Naming New Zealand and Wellington Binder Exchange. A special thank you to the organisers and participants for allowing this event to be...
Published: May 2016

People of colour Decolonisation hui
The hui was a two-day celebration of decolonisation, feminism and anti-racism, for people of colour/indigenous feminists and activists. Around forty people attended the hui which was held in the Ponsonby Community Centre over Waitangi weekend 2012. The hui examined the connections between racism...
Published: February 2012

POPCAANZ presentation
Emma Kelly and Gareth Watkins present at the POPCAANZ conference (Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand). The presentation firstly looks at double curatorship: Gareth Watkins and Paula Booker - 30 years of HIV AIDS in New Zealand, and then examines some of...
Published: June 2015

Proud 2016
Audio from the 2nd ILGA Oceania Rainbow Human Rights and Health Conference, held in Wellington 9-12 March 2016. A special thank you to the organisers and participants for allowing us to record the conference...
Published: March 2016

Queer Archives Zine launch
Audio from the launch of the collaborative zine The Archive is Alive. The zine was the outcome of an intensive archival workshop. A dozen people delved into LAGANZ (Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand) to discover posters, leaflets, photos and other ephemera relating...
Published: October 2020

Queer History in the Making
Audio from Queer History in the Making, a community show-and-tell event organised by the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand. It was held at the National Library of New Zealand, Wellington on 12 September 2015...
Published: September 2015

Rainbow Election Forum
On 22 August 2017 Rainbow Wellington hosted a rainbow election forum at St Andrew's on the Terrace in Wellington. Nine representatives from a diverse range of political parties attended. They spoke about their parties past achievements, their current policies and answered questions...
Published: August 2017

Rainbow Pride Community Honours (2015)
The Rainbow Pride Community Honours celebrate people who have made outstanding contributions to the queer and takataapui communities of the Wellington region. The inaugural gala celebration was held on the 10th of February 2015. The honours evening was split into three parts...
Published: February 2015

Same Same But Different (2016)
Audio from the inaugural Same Same But Different LGBTQI writers festival, held in Auckland 12-14 February 2016. A special thank you to the organisers and participants for allowing us to record the festival...
Published: February 2016

Schools Out
Audio from a School's Out broadcast on Wellington Access Radio in 2007. Mike, Craig and Tyler talk about growing up, HIV AIDS and safe sex...
Published: December 2007

Service for Virginia Burns
Audio from the service to commemorate and celebrate the life of Virginia Burns (a.k.a Virginia Parker-Bowles). The service was held at Old St Paul's, Wellington on 23 June 2017. A special thank you to Jac and whanau for allowing us to record...
Published: June 2017

Shift hui (2015)
A hui for young people of diverse sexualities, sexes and genders. The hui ran from the 16 - 19 April 2015 at Tapu Te Ranga Marae in Island Bay, Wellington...
Published: April 2015

Shift hui (2016)
A hui for young people of diverse sexualities, sexes and genders. The hui ran from the 22 - 25 April 2016 at Tapu Te Ranga Marae in Island Bay, Wellington. A special thank you to the organisers and participants for allowing us...
Published: April 2016

Shift hui (2017)
A national hui for young people of minority sexualities, sexes, and genders. The hui ran from the 18-21 April 2017 at Te Horouta Marae, Porirua. A special thank you to the participants and InsideOUT for allowing us to record and share parts of...
Published: April 2017

Shift hui (2018)
A national hui for young people of minority sexualities, sexes and genders. The hui ran from the 20-23 April 2018 at Te Horouta Marae, Porirua. A special thank you to the participants and InsideOUT for allowing for parts of the hui to...
Published: April 2018

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 New York (June/July 1994). The recording is part of the Nga Taonga Sound & Vision radio collection, listen to it...
Published: June 1994

Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill
Rowen Sullivan was born in England to a same-sex couple, Diane Sullivan, a British citizen, and New Zealander Doreen Shields. Only Diane's name, as the birth parent, was recorded on Rowen's birth certificate. In November 1999 the family moved to New Zealand, and Rowen...
Published: April 2014

Tiwhanawhana celebrates Matariki
Tiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki Audio from the Tiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki event held at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington on 29 July 2017. The event involved waiata, a special showing of the Wahine exhibition: Beyond the 'dusky maiden' Ki tua o te 'puhi...
Published: July 2017

Trans Awareness Week 2019
Audio from Trans Awareness Week 2019...
Published: November 2019

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018
Audio from the Transgender Day of Remembrance service held at St. Andrew's on the Terrace, Wellington on 18 November 2018. A special thank you to the congregation of St. Andrew's for allowing us to record and share this service. 0:00:05 - Rev Dr...
Published: November 2018

Tranzform - 2nd hand clothing sale
Ariki Brightwell talks about Tranzform's first 2nd hand clothing sale, which takes place on Sunday 23 October 2016 in Wellington. You can visit the Tranzform website here...
Published: October 2016

Unsettled Diasporas
Audio from Unsettled Diasporas - a panel discussion on Asian feminism from contributors to Mellow Yellow, a local Asian feminist zine. The panel was part of Auckland Zinefest 2015. A special thank you to the organisers and participants for allowing us to record...
Published: August 2015

Vigil for Zena
Audio from the Vigil for Zena Campbell, held in Civic Square on 20 March 2018. Zena died on the 11 February 2018 in Wellington. A special thank you to Bella Simpson and the Campbell family for allowing us to record this event. Note...
Published: March 2018

Wellington Pride Festival 2016
Audio from the Wellington Pride Festival 2016...
Published: March 2016

Wellington Pride Festival 2017
Audio from the Wellington Pride Festival 2017...
Published: March 2017

Wellington Pride Festival 2018
Audio from the Wellington Pride Festival 2018...
Published: February 2018

Wellington Pride Festival 2019
Audio from the Wellington Pride Festival 2019...
Published: February 2019

Wellington Pride Festival 2020
Audio from the Wellington Pride Festival 2020...
Published: February 2020

Wellington Pride Festival 2021
Audio from the Wellington Pride Festival 2021...
Published: February 2021

Whakarongo: Pride, ILGA World and beyond
Interviews with participants from the community hui: Whakarongo - Pride, ILGA World and beyond. The hui was organised by Tiwhanawhana Trust and held at Wellington Public Library on 27 January 2018. The hui followed division within the communities relating to various issues -...
Published: January 2019