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Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation - 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 in the 1960s and 1970s. A special thank you to the organisers and speakers for allowing this event to be recorded and shared. This storytelling event also marked the 800th audio recording for

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  • 0:00:05 - Malcolm Kennedy-Vaughan
  • 0:16:45 - Georgina Beyer
  • 0:55:15 - Chanel Hati
  • 1:07:10 - Georgina Beyer
  • 1:09:35 - Kayla Riarn
  • 1:23:20 - Georgina Beyer


10 o'clock closing, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 2010s, african room, alcohol, alcohol laws, alcohol license, alfies (auckland), alfies 2, aotearoa new zealand, arrest, arthur baysting, arthur porritt, attitude, attitudinal change, auckland, australia, barry crump, basin reserve, bellamys (parliament), big teds, bisexual flag, bistro bar (royal oak hotel), bloomers review (alfies), bojangles, boy george, breasts, buckwheat, busted, carmen miranda, carmen rupe, carmen's curios shop, carmen's international coffee lounge, carol de winter, carterton, casper's bar and cafe, chanel hati, chrissy witoko, civil union act (2004), civil unions, closet, club exotic, club exotique, coffin, colin moyle, courts, criminal records (expungement of convictions for historical homosexual offences) act 2018, cuba street, david lange, destiny church, discrimination, dorian society (wellington), drag, drugs, dyslexia, egyptian room (carmens international coffee lounge), egyptian tearooms, elizabeth kerekere, evergreen cafe, exotic dancer, expungement, family, felonious intent, female impersonation, flags, flesh (auckland), from the hutt valley to hawaii (documentary), fur coat, gary glitter, gay, gender reassignment surgery, georgina beyer, ghetto blaster, golden stiletto awards (auckland), gypsy (wellington), hawking, hedy lamarr, helen clark, helmet, homosexual law reform, human rights act (1993), identity documents, ilga world, ilga world conference (2019), intersex flag, jacquie grant, kapa haka, karangahape road, kayla riarn, kelly ellis, le balcon/the balcony, legacy, lesbian, lola (wellington), loreena (wellington), lou reed, lv martin and sons, mae west, malcolm kennedy-vaughan, manaakitanga, marion street, marriage amendment act (2012), marriage equality, massey university, mayor, media, member of parliament, michael fowler, milk treatment station (wellington), mr asia drug syndicate, new zealand portrait gallery (wellington), niccole duval, night porter, nz truth, oaks coffee shop, paper lantern, parliament buildings, paul fitzharris, phyliss munro, playgirls (revue), plucked, police, pose (tv series), poutokomanawa: the carmen rupe generation (exhibition, 2019), privileges committee, prostitution reform act (2003), rainbow crossing, rainbow flag, rainbow room, rangi carroll, red mole (performance group), relationships (statutory references) act 2005, rion mckenzie, robert jones, robert muldoon, rogue and vagabond, roller, roy stacey, royal oak hotel, safe house, safe space, salvation army citadel, scum, sex work, singing, slap, snake dancing, staircase (auckland), stigma, sunset strip (wellington), sydney (australia), taumarunui, tavern bar (royal oak hotel), the boatshed, the rocky horror picture show, tim barnett, toasted sandwich, traffic light, trans, trans visibility, trans-exclusionary radical feminism (terf), transgender, transgender flag, trevor morley, unspring, velvet painting, victoria street (wellington), visibility, vivian street, wally martin, wayne mapp, wellington, wig, willis street, women's movement, yvette kennedy

Record date:19th October 2019
Location:New Zealand Portrait Gallery (Wellington)