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Introduction of the Bill

Audio from the introduction and first reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill in Parliament, 8 March 1985.

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A more detailed log of this recording is available on the LAGANZ website, see pages 0204-A, 0204-B and 0205-A.

  • 0:00:14 - Fran Wilde   (Wellington Central, Labour Party)
  • 0:14:20 - Jim McLay   (Birkenhead, National Party)
  • 0:18:05 - Trevor de Cleene   (Palmerston North, Labour Party)
  • 0:28:14 - Norman Jones   (Invercargill, National Party)
  • 0:36:50 - Eddie Isbey   (Papatoetoe, Labour Party)
  • 0:42:20 - Venn Young   (Waitotara, National Party)
  • 0:47:05 - [cassette ends; recording stops abruptly]
  • 0:47:10 - Geoff Braybrooke   (Napier, Labour Party)
  • 0:52:41 - Graeme Lee   (Hauraki, National Party)
  • 1:03:20 - Gerald Wall   (Porirua, Labour Party)
  • 1:12:04 - Merv Wellington   (Papakura, National Party)
  • 1:18:04 - Helen Clark   (Mt Albert, Labour Party)
  • 1:28:05 - Paul East   (Rotorua, National Party)
  • 1:32:20 - Allan Wallbank   (Gisborne, Labour Party)
  • 1:34:14 - [cassette ends; recording stops abruptly]
  • 1:34:15 - Neil Morrison   (Pakuranga, Social Credit Party)
  • 1:38:40 - Richard Northey   (Eden, Labour Party)
  • 1:48:00 - Winston Peters   (Tauranga, National Party)
  • 1:49:00 - Fran Wilde   (Wellington Central, Labour Party)
  • 1:54:56 - Vote [51 ayes, 24 noes]

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Record date:8th March 1985
Audio courtesy of:Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand (LAGANZ)
Location:Parliament buildings, Wellington
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