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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 (powerpoint presentation, lighting of candles) have not be included in this recording. A special thank you to the organisers and speakers for allowing us to record and share this memorial service.

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  • 0:00:05 - Waiata - Tiwhanawhana
  • 0:02:11 - Rev. Roger Pym
  • 0:03:36 - Message from the Governor-General of New Zealand (read by Jane Bruning)
  • 0:04:56 - Message from the Labour Party (read by Phil Rogers)
  • 0:08:25 - Message from the National Party (read by Eric Evans)
  • 0:09:27 - Message from the Green Party (read by Kjel Griffiths)
  • 0:11:54 - Heather Sangster-Smith (Positive Speakers Bureau)
  • 0:20:27 - Bruce Kilmister (former CEO of Body Positive)
  • 0:27:02 - Gertrude Agbozo (New Zealand AIDS Foundation)
  • 0:34:20 - Glacer Tormis (youth speaker)
  • 0:36:30 - Karen Ritchie remembers Victor Taurewa Biddle
  • 0:44:17 - Steve McVey (Body Positive)
  • 0:52:57 - Jane Bruning (Positive Women Inc)
  • 0:57:56 - Lee Eklund (New Zealand AIDS Foundation)
  • 1:01:20 - Waiata Whiti ora ki te whei ao - Tiwhanawhana
  • 1:03:04 - Kay'la Riarn
  • 1:11:24 - Rev. Roger Pym

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Record date:20th May 2018
Location:Tararua Tramping Club, Wellington
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Archive:The master recording is archived at the Alexander Turnbull Library (OHDL-004538).