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 Children of Harvey Milk. The event was held in the expansive Atrium inside Parliament Buildings. Some small parts of the event have not been included in this recording as the speaker's were not picked up by the microphone.
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