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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: Events

Against Equality
Audio from Ryan Conrad's community presentation. The discussion was held at 17 Tory Street, Wellington on 1 March 2015. Special thanks to The...
Published: March 2015

In: People

Alison Laurie
Alison talks about growing up and being involved in queer activism from the 1960s...
Published: February 2010

In: KAHA National Queer Youth Hui 2009

Alison Laurie
Elizabeth Kerekere introduces a queer history talk by Alison Laurie...
Published: January 2009

In: Events

Always Here
Kerryn Pollock, senior advisor at Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, the country's national historic heritage agency, talks about the Rainbow List Project. The project...
Published: August 2022

In: South: Nelson

Anna
Anna talks about living in Nelson and being attracted to women...
Published: October 2013

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

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: Relationships

Des Smith and John Jolliff
Des and John talk about their early lives, their relationship, homosexual law reform, the beginnings of HUG (Wellington), the Gay and Lesbian and Fair...
Published: February 2013

In: Queer History 101

Gay Liberation
Alison talks about the Gay Liberation movement in New Zealand...
Published: January 2011

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Gay Liberation Movement
Ian Anderson leads a discussion about the Gay Liberation Movement, beginning in the 1960s. [note some comments were removed because the were not...
Published: December 2012

In: Georgina Beyer

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

In: Rainbow Politicians

Grant Robertson - on his retirement as an MP
At the time of his retirement from national politics, Grant Robertson reflects on his time in Parliament. Grant began working at Parliament in 2001...
Published: April 2024

In: Proud 2016

Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing Violence
Audio from the workshop: Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing Violence. Hohou Te Rongo Kahukura - Outing Violence is dedicated to building rainbow communities...
Published: March 2016

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: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform

Introduction (8 March 1985)
Audio from the introduction and first reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill in Parliament, 8 March 1985. 0:00:14 - Fran Wilde...
Published: March 1985

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Isikeli Vulavou and Sulivenusi Waqa
Isikeli Vulavou and Sulivenusi Waqa from Fiji talk about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Religion and Spirituality

Kathy Baldock
Kathy Baldock, a straight Evangelical Christian LGBTI ally, talks about the current marriage equality debate in Australia, the changing nature of the Salvation Army...
Published: September 2016

In: Groups and Organisations

LAGANZ
Roger Swanson talks about the history and purpose of LAGANZ - The Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand...
Published: September 2010

In: Groups and Organisations

LGRRC and LAGANZ
On the 30th anniversary of the arson attack (11 September 1986) on the Lesbian and Gay Rights Resource Centre in Wellington, LAGANZ curator Linda...
Published: September 2016

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Linda Evans
Linda talks about being part of various groups that rallied in support of homosexual law reform...
Published: August 2015

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Mary-Anne McAllum
Mary-Anne McAllum from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: People

Meg Torwl
Meg Torwl, a multidisciplinary artist, talks about her life and creative process. You can view some of Meg's photography here. Meg died a few...
Published: March 2013

In: Proud 2016

Pacific Human Rights Conference outcomes
Discussion on the Pacific Human Rights Conference, held 11-14 May 2015 in Tonga. The conference was hosted by the Pacific Sexual Diversity Network...
Published: March 2016

In: Parliament: Committee of the Whole House - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (20 November 1985)

Part 2 (20 November 1985)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 20 November 1985 (part 2 of 2)...
Published: November 1985

In: People

Paul
Paul talks about growing up in Australia in the 1950s, sex work in New York City, cruising Rudolf Nureyev, serving beer to Marlene Dietrich...
Published: April 2015

In: Religion and Spirituality

Peter Lineham
Peter talks about his religious and spiritual journey and how he came to Auckland Community Church...
Published: March 2013

In: People

Philip Patston
Philip talks about growing up, identity, comedy and uniqueness...
Published: February 2013

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: Homosexual Law Reform

Prue Hyman
Prue takes Jac Lynch through a personal archive of newspaper articles, letters and submissions made in support of homosexual law reform...
Published: November 2015

In: Queer History in the Making

Queer history panel discussion
Audio from the panel discussion on queer history, held during the community event Queer History in the Making. The panel was chaired by Paul...
Published: September 2015

In: Events

Queer Liberation - Vernon Tile Vamaua
To mark the 50th anniversary of the formation of the first Gay Liberation Front groups in New Zealand in 1972, the International Socialist Organisation...
Published: June 2022

In: Marriage Equality

Rally for Marriage Equality
Audio from the rally for Marriage Equality, held on the steps of Parliament, 29 August 2012 - the day that the Marriage Amendment Bill...
Published: August 2012

In: People

Randy Alfred
Randy talks about producing the radio programme The Gay Life, which broadcast on KSAN San Francisco in the 1970s and early 1980s. Randy produced...
Published: June 2012

In: Marriage Equality

Reflections on Church and State
Audio from a marriage equality discussion held at St Andrew's on the Terrace on 7 November 2012. Rev. Dr. Margaret Mayman and MP's Louisa...
Published: November 2012

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Report Back
Conference Chair Rawa Karetai invites the two conference streams to report back on their sessions at the end of the Marriage Equality Conference held...
Published: December 2012

In: Religion and Spirituality

Rev. Clay Nelson
Clay talks about his work with St Matthew-in-the-City; particularly organising the church billboards that have gained international attention...
Published: January 2013

In: People

Ronald Trifero Nelson
Ronald talks about growing up and a number of plays that he has written and directed...
Published: April 2010

In: People

Ruth Busch
Ruth talks about her early years in the Bronx, growing up in a Holocaust surviving family, coming out as a lesbian and her legal...
Published: February 2013

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

Second reading of the Bill
Audio from the second reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by Labour MP Louisa Wall...
Published: March 2013

In: Beyond conference

Session 13
Audio from the session: Imperialism, Nationalism and Queer Liberation. Western discourse often uses gay rights, women's rights, and gender politics to justify imperialism (for...
Published: October 2013

In: Beyond conference

Session 5
Audio from the session: Invisible sexualities within queer communities. New Zealand is getting used to gay and lesbian identities as alternatives to straight, but...
Published: October 2013

In: Q12 Manawatu

Seth
Seth talks about being gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Proud 2016

Speaking Out Proud
Audio from the plenary session: Speaking Out Proud. The New Zealand Human Rights Commission held a moderated 'open hearing' where prepared questions were delivered...
Published: March 2016

In: Georgina Beyer

The Rainbow Perspective - Georgina Beyer
This is one of the last radio interviews with Georgina Beyer before her death on 6 March 2023. Georgina talks to Brianna Ball...
Published: January 2023

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

Third reading of the Bill
Audio from the third reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by Labour MP Louisa Wall...
Published: April 2013

In: Beyond Rainbows

Tim
Tim talks about the experience of being in prison and then life after release...
Published: May 2015

In: Rainbow Politicians

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

In: People

Torfrida and Ali
Torfrida and Ali talk about the lesbian scene in Canterbury in the 1980s and their personal journeys...
Published: November 2013

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