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In: People

Ngahuia Te Awekotuku
Ngahuia Te Awekotuku published New Zealand's first openly lesbian fiction in the 1970s, and in that same decade she was denied entry to the...
Published: March 2017

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Human Rights with Richard Tankersley
Audio from a presentation by Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley on human rights issues facing rainbow and gender diverse communities in Aotearoa New Zealand...
Published: March 2017

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Wellington Pride Parade 2017
Audio from the Wellington Pride Parade 2017. This was the first time in over two decades that a pride parade has marched through the...
Published: March 2017

In: Events

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...
Published: April 2017

In: Shift hui (2017)

Rainbows in a Monochrome World
Navigating the world as someone from rainbow communities brings with it many challenges, taking different forms for different people. Dani, Lee, Lilly, Brandon, Ethan...
Published: April 2017

In: People

Geovana Peres
Boxer Geovana Peres talks to Benji Watt about winning the New Zealand National (NZNBF Version) Light Heavyweight title in April 2017. In winning the...
Published: May 2017

In: John Jakeman

John Jakeman profile
John Jakeman talks about growing up in Wellington in the 1950s, working at the Royal Oak tavern in the 1970s, police persecution, homosexual law...
Published: May 2017

In: Events

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...
Published: May 2017

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2017)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 21 May 2017. A special thank you...
Published: May 2017

In: John Jakeman

John Jakeman - hairdressing
John Jakeman talks about his career as a hairdresser - in Wellington, London and Europe, from the 1960s onwards...
Published: May 2017

In: Events

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...
Published: June 2017

In: Religion and Spirituality

St Peters church service (2017)
Audio from the special 50th anniversary church service marking Reverend Godfrey Wilson's landmark sermon on homosexuality (possibly the first of its kind to be...
Published: June 2017

In: Historic Convictions

Bill Logan
Bill Logan talks to Bryan Crump about the campaign to expunge convictions for consensual homosexual activity prior to homosexual law reform in 1986...
Published: June 2017

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

First reading of the Bill
Audio from the first reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...
Published: July 2017

In: Arts and Media

Sian Torrington
Sian Torrington, curator of the Topp Twins exhibition, talks about the process of developing the exhibition at Te Manawa Museum in Palmerston North. The...
Published: July 2017

In: Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association (MALGRA)

Welcome to Te Manawa Museum
Audio from the welcoming ceremony for the Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association (MALGRA) to Te Manawa Museum. MALGRA is New Zealand's longest running...
Published: July 2017

In: Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association (MALGRA)

Krys Baker
Krys Baker talks about the early years of the Manawatu Gay Rights Association (MAGRA), its development into the Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association...
Published: July 2017

In: Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association (MALGRA)

Matt
Matt talks about the early years of the Manawatu Gay Rights Association (MAGRA), its development into the Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association (MALGRA)...
Published: July 2017

In: Arts and Media

Rachel Hoskin
Rachel Hoskin talks about Butch: A Photographic Exploration, a social project of reaction to Butch women. The exhibition ran from 18 May -...
Published: July 2017

In: Events

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...
Published: July 2017

In: People

Gareth Farr
Gareth Farr talks about composing During These Days for the 30th anniversary of homosexual law reform in 2016. Gareth also talks about growing...
Published: August 2017

In: Events

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...
Published: August 2017

In: Issues

Lets talk about hate speech
On the 22 August 2017 Rainbow Wellington held an election forum which featured representatives from a diverse range of political parties. After the forum...
Published: August 2017

In: Groups and Organisations

PAPA and PCN
Kate McIntyre and Tom talk about People Against Prisons Aotearoa (formerly No Pride In Prisons), and the Prisoner Correspondence Network. The interview was...
Published: December 2017