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In: Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Bill

Rally for Trans Rights (15 July 2021)
Audio from the rally for trans rights, held outside the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington on 15 July 2021. The rally was in response...
Published: July 2021

In: Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Bill

Speak Up For Women
Speak Up For Women representative Beth Johnson speaks about the public meeting about to take place in the Michael Fowler Centre on 15 July...
Published: July 2021

In: Homosexual Law Reform

35th anniversary panel discussion on homosexual law reform
Fran Wilde, Trevor Mallard and Kevin Haunui reflect on the campaign for homosexual law reform in the mid-1980s. The panel is introduced by Judy...
Published: July 2021

In: Groups and Organisations

Takatāpui taonga at Te Papa
Mātauranga Māori curator Isaac Te Awa talks about takatāpui taonga held in the Mātauranga Māori collection at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa...
Published: July 2021

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2021)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 16 May 2021. A special thank you to...
Published: May 2021

In: Events

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...
Published: April 2021

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Trans Archives Zine launch
Audio from the launch of the second volume of the collaborative zine The Archive is Alive. The zine was the outcome of an intensive...
Published: March 2021

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Out in the City (2021)
Interviews with people at Out in the City, which was held on 27 March 2021 at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington. Founded in 1986...
Published: March 2021

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Hikoi to Out in the City (2021)
Interviews with people on the hikoi to Out in the City, which was held on 27 March 2021. The hikoi is followed by the...
Published: March 2021

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Archives New Zealand
Lenette Breytenbach, a digitisation assistant at Archives New Zealand, talks about what the archive holds relating to homosexual law reform...
Published: March 2021

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Mia Farlane
Author Mia Farlane reads from, and discusses Parallel Hell. Mia is introduced by Carole Hicks. After the readings there are questions from...
Published: March 2021

In: Tiwhanawhana

Tiwhanawhana interviews
Interviews with members of Tiwhanawhana at the event to celebrate Tiwhanawhana's 20th anniversary on 15 March 2021 at Thistle Hall, Wellington. 00:01 - Kevin...
Published: March 2021

In: Arts and Media

Ian Johnstone - Compass
Television producer Ian Johnstone talks about a programme he produced on homosexuality and law reform. The programme was part of the Compass series and...
Published: January 2021

In: Events

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...
Published: November 2020

In: Events

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...
Published: November 2020

In: Events

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...
Published: October 2020

In: Events

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...
Published: August 2020

In: Issues

Conversion Therapy
Christine Macfarlane, President of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors, talks about the association's new (2020) policy on conversion therapy. Christine also talks about...
Published: August 2020

In: Arts and Media

Rūrangi
Following the Wellington premiere of the web series/film Rūrangi on 2 August 2020, Elz Carrad (lead actor), Max Currie (co-producer and series director) and...
Published: August 2020

In: LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum

Political Forum - Part 1
Audio from the LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum held at Eva Beva, Wellington on 26 July 2020. The event has been split into two parts...
Published: July 2020

In: LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum

Political Forum - Part 2
Audio from the LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum held at Eva Beva, Wellington on 26 July 2020. The event has been split into two parts...
Published: July 2020

In: Walk Tours

Turquoise walk tour
Join the team from Walk Tours NZ for the Resonance walk tour in Wellington...
Published: July 2020

In: Walk Tours

Yellow walk tour
Join the team from Walk Tours NZ for the Yellow walk tour in Wellington...
Published: June 2020

In: Issues

Blood Donation Petition
Troy Mihaka, co-organiser of a blood donation petition, talks about the issues around donating blood in New Zealand for men who have sex with...
Published: June 2020

In: Walk Tours

Violet walk tour
Join the team from Walk Tours NZ for the Resonance walk tour in Wellington...
Published: June 2020

In: Walk Tours

Resonance walk tour
Join the team from Walk Tours NZ for the Resonance walk tour in Wellington...
Published: May 2020

In: Events

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...
Published: April 2020

In: Arts and Media

Cole Hampton
Cole Hampton talks about growing up, creating Pamela Hancock, Pride, and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in New Zealand...
Published: March 2020

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Wellington International Pride Parade 2020
Audio from the Wellington International Pride Parade held on 7 March 2020. 0:00:05 - Pamela Hancock 0:01:07 - Benjamin Moorhouse, Department of Conservation (DOC) 0:06:12 -...
Published: March 2020

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Pride and Prejudice Panel
Audio from the Pride and Prejudice Panel, held during Wellington's Pride Festival on 6 March 2020. A special thank you to the organisers and...
Published: March 2020

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Rainbow Pasefika 2020
Audio from the Rainbow Pasefika 2020 event, held at Wellington Museum on 29 February 2020 during Wellington's Pride festival. 00:05 - Leilani Sio, event...
Published: February 2020

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Queer Objects
Audio from the Queer Objects event, held during Wellington's Pride Festival on 29 February 2020 at Te Papa. The recording features historians Will Hansen...
Published: February 2020

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill
Author and researcher Julie Glamuzina talks about the extraordinary life of Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill. The doctor arrived in New Zealand in 1911 with...
Published: February 2020

In: Events

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...
Published: December 2019

In: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Making Trans Histories
Audio from the launch of Trans Past, Trans Present: Making Trans Histories held at Te Papa, Wellington on 17 November 2019. You can...
Published: November 2019

In: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019
Audio from the service at St Andrews on the Terrace, Wellington to mark the 20th Transgender Day of Remembrance. The service occurred on Sunday...
Published: November 2019

In: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Counting Ourselves
Audio from the Wellington launch of Counting Ourselves held at the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre on 16 November 2019. The presentation was...
Published: November 2019

In: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Trans Awareness Week Gala
Interviews with participants and stall holders at the Trans Awareness Week Gala. The event was held at the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre on...
Published: November 2019

In: Events

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...
Published: October 2019

In: Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation

Poutokomanawa storytelling
As part of the exhibition Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation, community members came together to recount stories of people, places and events in Wellington...
Published: October 2019

In: Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation

Poutokomanawa interviews
Interviews with people at the opening of the exhibition Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation. The exhibition runs from 20 September - 15 December...
Published: September 2019

In: Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation

Poutokomanawa opening night
Audio from the opening night of Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation. The exhibition runs from 20 September - 15 December 2019 at the...
Published: September 2019

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: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Jan Logie tours the Rainbow Room
MP Jan Logie tours the newly refurnished Rainbow Room at Parliament...
Published: August 2019

In: Arts and Media

In the Rainbow
Rose McMahon (series creator) and Holly McMahon (writer) talk about the seven-part series In the Rainbow, produced for TVNZ OnDemand. The series...
Published: July 2019

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: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Fran Wilde
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: June 2019

In: Auckland Pride Festival 2020

Max Tweedie - Director of Auckland Pride
Max Tweedie talks about becoming the new Director of Auckland Pride. This interview was recorded a month prior to Max starting in the...
Published: May 2019

In: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Re-opening of the Rainbow Room
Audio from the re-opening of the Rainbow Room at Parliament. The event also marked the New Zealand launch of Andrew Reynold's book The...
Published: May 2019

In: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Rainbow Room interviews
Attendees are interviewed at the re-opening of the Rainbow Room (Select Committee Room 11) at Parliament on 28 May 2019. 00:05 - Tim Barnett 0247...
Published: May 2019

In: Tranzform

Wai Ho - Tranzform
Wai Ho, co-founder of Tranzform, talks about the early days of the youth support group which was established in Wellington in 2008...
Published: May 2019

In: Tranzform

Bella Simpson - Tranzform
Bella Simpson talks about being one of the first members of Tranzform, a youth support group established in Wellington in 2008...
Published: May 2019

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2019)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 19 May 2019. The theme of the...
Published: May 2019

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Wellington International Pride Parade 2019
Audio from the Wellington International Pride Parade held in May 2019. The parade was originally meant to take place on 16 March, but...
Published: May 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Amy Adams
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: May 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Tabby Besley
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: April 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Elizabeth Kerekere
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: April 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Judy OBrien
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: April 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Tim Barnett
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: April 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Georgia Andrews
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: April 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Tony Nightingale
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: April 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Kevin Haunui
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: April 2019

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Pride Stage 2019
Audio from the Wellington Pride Stage 2019, held at Eva Beva's on 30 March 2019. After the Christchurch terror attacks on 15 March...
Published: March 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Louisa Wall
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: March 2019

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Rev Dr Susan Jones
Rev Dr Susan Jones reflects on Pride and the Christchurch massacre. The reflection was part of a service held during Wellington's Pride Festival...
Published: March 2019

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Launch of the Wellington Pride Festival 2019
Audio from the launch of the Wellington Pride Festival, held at Thistle Hall on 8 March 2019. 00:06 - Drew Hadwen, Co-Director - Wellington...
Published: March 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Marilyn Waring
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: March 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Chris Carter
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: March 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Georgina Beyer
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: March 2019

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Yarn bombing
We learn about yarn bombing during Wellington's Pride Festival...
Published: March 2019

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

The Glamaphones - member interviews
Members of the Glamaphones talk about being a part of a rainbow choir and their two upcoming concerts during Wellington's Pride Festival in...
Published: February 2019

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Summer Camps
The cast and creative team behind Summer Camps talk about the production and its origins. The show runs during the Fringe Festival...
Published: February 2019

In: Events

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...
Published: January 2019

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Documentary
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: 2019

In: Groups and Organisations

Aunty Danas Op Shop
Aunty Dana's offers a safe environment in Wellington for transgender and gender diverse communities to shop for clothing and accessories...
Published: December 2018

In: Auckland Pride Festival 2019

Cissy Rock - Aucklands Pride Parade
Cissy Rock, President of the Auckland Pride Board talks to Kim Hill about the controversies surrounding the 2019 Auckland Pride Parade...
Published: November 2018

In: Events

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...
Published: November 2018

In: Events

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...
Published: October 2018

In: People

Will Hansen
Will Hansen talks about what drives his passion for LGBTI rainbow history...
Published: September 2018

In: Groups and Organisations

Queer Avengers
Sara Fraser talks about the history of the Queer Avengers and some of its activities. The group was formed in Wellington in 2011 and...
Published: September 2018

In: ILGA World Conference 2019

Launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019
Audio from the launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019. The event was held at the National Library of New Zealand on 24...
Published: August 2018

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

Phillip Peek
Phillip Peek recalls working at the Sun sauna, a sex-on-site venue, in the mid-1970s and early 1980s and participating in homosexual law reform activities...
Published: July 2018

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: 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

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: Events

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...
Published: May 2018

In: Shift hui (2018)

Coming out, negotiating identities and solidarity
The panel is facilitated by Caity Briggs, with panelists Aliyah Winter, Jaye Barclay, Jarrod Klooster, Zoie Guest, Brittany Hobcraft, Neo Kenny and Sloan. A...
Published: April 2018

In: Shift hui (2018)

Self care tactics for mental health
A group chat from members of our communities, bringing a frank and honest discussion of experiences of mental health, and tactics for keeping yourself...
Published: April 2018

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: Parliamentary proceedings: Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences)

Third reading of the Bill
Audio from the third reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...
Published: April 2018

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences)

Committee stage of the Bill
Audio from the committee stage of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...
Published: March 2018

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences)

Second reading of the Bill
Audio from the second reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...
Published: March 2018

In: Arts and Media

Launch of the touring Topp Twins exhibition
Audio from the launch of the touring Topp Twins exhibition, held at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington on Monday 26 March...
Published: March 2018

In: Events

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...
Published: March 2018

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Opening of Pride Parade
Audio from the opening of the Wellington International Pride Parade. Note the small amount of audio distortion on the recording was due to the...
Published: March 2018

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Wellington International Pride Parade 2018
Audio from the Wellington International Pride Parade 2018. A special thank you to the participants and organisers for allowing us to record this event...
Published: March 2018

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

Welby Ings on Sparrow
Writer and director Welby Ings talks about his new short film Sparrow...
Published: March 2018

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Pardon Me Alan Turing
Writer Stephen Lunt talks about the play Pardon Me Alan Turing. The play runs at Bats Theatre in Wellington from 1 March -...
Published: March 2018