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Rainbow Politicians

A series of profile interviews with past and present rainbow Members of Parliament.

Charles Chauvel
Charles Chauvel from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member of Parliament...
Published: October 2012

Chris Carter maiden speech
Listen to the maiden speech of Chris Carter - New Zealand's first openly gay sitting Member of Parliament. The recording is part of the...
Published: March 1994

Georgina Beyer
Georgina reflects on her childhood, various careers and time in public office. Georgina has also recorded interviews about significant legislation (prostitution reform, civil unions and...
Published: January 2013

Georgina Beyer - significant legislation
Georgina Beyer reflects on some of the significant legislation passed during her time in Parliament: the Prostitution Reform Act (2003), Civil Unions Act (2004)...
Published: January 2013

Grant Robertson
Grant Robertson from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member of Parliament...
Published: October 2012

Jan Logie
Jan Logie from the Green Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member of Parliament...
Published: October 2012

Kevin Hague
Kevin Hague from the Green Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member of Parliament...
Published: September 2012

Louisa Wall
Louisa Wall from from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member of Parliament...
Published: October 2012

Marilyn Waring
Marilyn Waring talks about her time as a Member of Parliament from 1975 - 1984. Marilyn talks about being outed by NZ Truth in...
Published: November 2012

Maryan Street
Maryan Street from the Labour Party talks to Benji Watt about what it's like to be a Member of Parliament...
Published: September 2012

Tim Barnett
Tim Barnett talks about growing up in the United Kingdom; becoming Britain's "first professional homosexual"; moving to New Zealand and becoming a Member of...
Published: November 2013