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In: Homosexual Law Reform

35th anniversary panel discussion on homosexual law reform
Fran Wilde, Trevor Mallard and Kevin Haunui reflect on the campaign for homosexual law reform in the mid-1980s. The panel is introduced by Judy...
Published: July 2021

In: Events

A Rainbow in the Village (2019)
Organisers, participants and spectators talk about the world's (unofficial) shortest pride parade - held during Paekakariki's annual pride festival. 0:00:06 - Pat Mcintosh and...
Published: October 2019

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: Groups and Organisations

Agender New Zealand
Cherise Witehira, president of Agender New Zealand, talks about how the organisation supports transgender people and their families. Cherise also talks about transitioning and...
Published: May 2012

In: Q12 Auckland

AJ
AJ talks about being young and bisexual in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Beyond Rainbows

Alex
Alex talks about identifying as asexual female-to-male trans* guy...
Published: March 2015

In: KAHA National Queer Youth Hui 2009

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

In: Beyond Rainbows

Andie
Andie talks about identifying as a genderqueer christian libertarian...
Published: November 2014

In: Making a Difference

Anne Speir
Anne talks about growing up, working in the media, activism in the 1970s and 1980s, working on the Hero events in the 1990s and...
Published: February 2011

In: Conversion Practices

Announcement of the Bill
Audio from the media conference to announce the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill. The media event took place at the offices of OUTLine NZ...
Published: July 2021

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Bill Logan
Bill talks about being part of various groups that rallied in support of homosexual law reform. A selection of David Hindley's images to do...
Published: June 2015

In: Issues

Blood Donation Petition
Troy Mihaka, co-organiser of a blood donation petition, talks about the issues around donating blood in New Zealand for men who have sex with...
Published: June 2020

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Boris Dittrich
Boris Dittrich from Netherlands talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Brian Andrews and Matthew Hunt
Brian Andrews talks about photographing the Queen of the Whole Universe and Matthew Hunt talks about performing in the beauty pageant...
Published: May 2012

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Campbell Gordon
Recorded before he won Queen of the Whole Universe as Ms Spain, Campbell talks about performing in the beauty pageant...
Published: July 2012

In: People

Changing Face of the Castro
Jan de Gier from the Inn on Castro talks about the changing face of the Castro neighbourhood in San Francisco...
Published: June 2008

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: Ceremonies - AsiaPacific Outgames

Closing comments
Closing comments from the Human Rights conference (includes comments from the keynote speakers)...
Published: March 2011

In: Arts and Media

Cole Hampton
Cole Hampton talks about growing up, creating Pamela Hancock, Pride, and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in New Zealand...
Published: March 2020

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

Committee of the whole House
Audio from the Committee of the whole House debate on the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill. The Bill passed this stage without any...
Published: March 2013

In: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform

Committee of the Whole House (25 March 1986)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 25 March 1986. A more detailed log...
Published: March 1986

In: Ceremonies - AsiaPacific Outgames

Conference opening
Audio from the opening of the Human Rights conference. The opening took place in the Ilott Theatre, Wellington Town Hall. 00:10 - Barry Taylor...
Published: March 2011

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: People

Daniel Nicoletta
Daniel talks about his photographic career, the Castro in the 1970's and his time with Harvey Milk and Scott Smith. Daniel worked in Harvey...
Published: June 2012

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

David Do
David Do talks about the New Zealand Labour Party stall at Out in the Park...
Published: February 2018

In: People

Drew Hadwen
Drew Hadwen talks about the development of the Devotion dance parties/festivals, and the Beacons of Hope services in Wellington in the 1990s...
Published: August 2018

In: Ralph Knowles

Dunedin beats
Ralph Knowles remembers the Dunedin beats of the 1950s, and being involved in the campaigns for homosexual law reform. Ralph died on 3 July...
Published: December 2011

In: South: Otago

Ellen
Ellen talks about coming out and identifying as bisexual...
Published: May 2014

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Faith Forum
Rev. Dr. Margaret Maymen leads a discussion on the faith-based Christian case for marriage equality, and provides some "spiritual self-defence" strategies for difficult conversations...
Published: December 2012

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

First reading of the Bill
Audio from the first reading of the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill, introduced into Parliament by Labour MP Louisa Wall on 29 August...
Published: August 2012

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Conversion Practices Prohibition

First reading of the Bill
Audio from the first reading of the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by Justice Minister Kris Faafoi on...
Published: August 2021

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: Homosexual Law Reform

Flashback (audio)
A short audio montage highlighting some of the people and actions during homosexual law reform in Aotearoa New Zealand (1985-1986). A video version...
Published: July 2015

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Gay Radio (27 June 1982)
This Gay Radio programme is mainly a repeat of a recording made a year earlier during Pride Week 1981 and broadcast on Wellington Access...
Published: June 1982

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Gay Rights Movement (c.1979)
In this recording from c.1979 Mike Waghorne describes the motivations behind the Gay Rights Movements. A detailed log of the recording is available from...
Published: January 1979

In: Arts and Media

Gender Matters in Writing
Sam Orchard talks to writers Emma Barnes, Jackson Nieuwland and Jiaqiao Liu about the complexities and beauty of writing about gender in Aotearoa today...
Published: August 2021

In: Making a Difference

Geoffrey Marshall
Geoffrey talks about growing up, Heroic Gardens and the Gay Auckland Business Association (GABA)...
Published: May 2011

In: Rainbow Politicians

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: The Glamaphones - homosexual law reform

Glamaphone interviews
We speak to members of The Glamaphones and co. before their concert at St. Andrew's on the Terrace celebrating 30 years of homosexual law...
Published: June 2016

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Glenda Gale
Glenda talks about the gay liberation movement, homosexual law reform and the support group Breathing Space...
Published: September 2015

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Grace Poore and Satya Rai Nagpaul
Grace Poore and Satya Rai Nagpaul talk about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Events

Healthy Relationships and Consent launch
Audio from the launch of Healthy Relationships and Consent: through the lens of Rainbow identifying youth. The launch was held on 26 April...
Published: April 2021

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Hikoi to Out in the Park
Audio from the hikoi to Out in the Park. The hikoi began in Civic Square and walked around Wellington's waterfront to Waitangi Park. 0005...
Published: February 2018

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: People

Huhana Hickey
Huhana Hickey talks to Kathryn Ryan about indigenous disabled human rights and social justice advocacy...
Published: June 2013

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: Arts and Media

Ian Johnstone - Compass
Television producer Ian Johnstone talks about a programme he produced on homosexuality and law reform. The programme was part of the Compass series and...
Published: January 2021

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Ian Smith
Ian talks about the early years of HIV AIDS in Christchurch. Ian also talks about the establishment of the AIDS Support Network, which later...
Published: May 2012

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: Events

IDAHOBIT panel discussion
Audio from the youth panel discussion marking IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia and Intersexphobia) 2022. The event was hosted by MP...
Published: May 2022

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2014)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held on Te Marae at Te Papa on 18 May 2014 in Wellington. Parts of the service...
Published: May 2014

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2021)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 16 May 2021. A special thank you to...
Published: May 2021

In: People

Ivan Yeo
Ivan talks about growing up gay in Malaysia...
Published: May 2010

In: Capture - Creating Our Stories

Jack Perkins
Jack talks about his forty years with the public radio programme Spectrum, a weekly human-interest documentary series that is based around recording on location...
Published: July 2012

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Jack Winter and co
Jack Winter, Dan Morales and Sam Clarke from New Zealand talk about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Relationships

Jan and Ruth
Jan and Ruth talk about their backgrounds, careers and ageing together...
Published: March 2013

In: Keynote speakers - AsiaPacific Outgames

John Fisher
John Fisher delivers a keynote presentation. John is introduced by Rosslyn Noonan...
Published: March 2011

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: Making a Difference

Johnny Givins
Johnny talks about growing up, producing the television series Queer Nation and documenting the Hero parades...
Published: February 2011

In: Arts and Media

Jules and Ness
Jules Lovelock and Ness Simons talk about film-making and what makes a queer film...
Published: August 2013

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Julie Douglas and co
Julie Douglas, Liz Robinson and Rob Haultain from New Zealand 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: Making a Difference

Katija Vlatkovich
Katija talks about growing up, working with Rainbow Youth and organizing Proud Mary...
Published: February 2011

In: Participants - Queer History in the Making

Kawika and Bernard
An interview with Kawika Aipa and Bernard Lee, recorded during the community event Queer History in the Making...
Published: September 2015

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Kevin Baker
Kevin, a.k.a. Buffy from Buffy and Bimbo, talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant. Kevin died on 22...
Published: January 2012

In: People

Lana Lawless
Lana talks about growing up, transitioning and becoming the 2008 women's world long drive golf champion. Lana was the first professional transsexual woman golfer...
Published: June 2012

In: Arts and Media

Launch of the touring Topp Twins exhibition
Audio from the launch of the touring Topp Twins exhibition, held at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington on Monday 26 March...
Published: March 2018

In: Snapshot 2000

Laurence
Laurence talks about coming out and first sexual experience...
Published: February 2000

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: Proud 2016

LGBTI* health plenary
Audio from the LGBTI* health plenary with Elizabeth Kerekere and Jack Trolove. The session is introduced by Mani Mitchell. 0:00:09 - Mani Mitchell...
Published: March 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: Keynote speakers - AsiaPacific Outgames

Marilyn Waring
Marilyn Waring delivers a keynote presentation. Marilyn is introduced by Kevin Hague. The presentation happened during the opening plenary: Intersectionality - the whole of...
Published: March 2011

In: Rainbow Politicians

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

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Marriage, Adoption and Human Rights
Kevin Hague MP talks about the history of human rights legislation - internationally and in New Zealand. This session was recorded during the...
Published: December 2012

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Mia Farlane
Author Mia Farlane reads from, and discusses Parallel Hell. Mia is introduced by Carole Hicks. After the readings there are questions from...
Published: March 2021

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Michael Stevens
Michael Stevens from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Q12 Wellington

Mike
Mike talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: People

Mira Woldberg
Dutch ambassador to New Zealand Mira Woldberg talks about the Dutch government’s commitment to promote and protect human rights internationally and its ongoing support...
Published: February 2023

In: People

Miscellaneouslee
Miscellaneouslee talks about family life, Auckland in the 1980s and performing in drag...
Published: October 2013

In: Orlando mass shooting

New Zealand Parliament
Audio from a parliamentary motion put by the Prime Minister to acknowledge the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, USA on 13...
Published: June 2016

In: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Nicki Eddy and co (1992)
Nicki Eddy and Allan [Warren Butler] talk to Mike Bakers on Radio Pacific about the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt. Special thanks to MediaWorks...
Published: September 1992

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Nigel Studdart
Nigel Studdart talks about the impact of losing his teaching position at Pompallier Catholic College during the Marriage Equality debate. This interview was recorded...
Published: December 2012

In: Events

NXT:14 Youth Leaders Conference
Participants at NXT:14 talk to Tabby Besley about what the conference meant to them. Delegates representing rainbow youth groups from New Zealand and the...
Published: February 2014

In: Queer History in the Making

Open mic sessions
Audio from the open mic sessions held during the community event Queer History in the Making, where individuals and community groups were invited to...
Published: September 2015

In: Rainbow Touchstones

Orange
Ivan talks about growing up in Malaysia and dealing with depression...
Published: March 2010

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Out in the City (2021)
Interviews with people at Out in the City, which was held on 27 March 2021 at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington. Founded in 1986...
Published: March 2021

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Out in the Park opening
Audio from the opening of Out in the Park. The event took place on 24 February 2018 at Waitangi Park, Wellington. 00:07 - Waiata...
Published: February 2018

In: Events

Out in the Square
Jo Jackson interviews stall holders and visitors to Out in the Square which was held in Civic Square, Wellington on 19 January 2013...
Published: January 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: Same Same But Different (2016)

Paddling Your Own Waka
Audio from the session: Paddling Your Own Waka. In a world of the internet, global publishing companies no longer have the same power as...
Published: February 2016

In: Events

Paekākāriki Pop-up Vaxx
Audio from Paekākāriki's Pop-up Covid-19 Vaxx event held on Sunday 21 November 2021. 0:00:01 - Val Little 0:06:17 - Pat McIntosh 0:08:21 - Michal Salter-Duke, Capital...
Published: November 2021

In: Rainbow Pride Community Honours (2015)

Part 1
Part 1 of an honours evening which celebrated people who have made outstanding contributions to the queer and takataapui communities of the Wellington region...
Published: February 2015

In: Opening ceremony at Parliament - Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Part 1
Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note a number of musical performances have...
Published: March 2016

In: Parliament: second reading debate - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (16 October 1985)

Part 1 (16 October 1985)
Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 October 1985 (part 1 of 2)...
Published: October 1985

In: Opening ceremony at Parliament - Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Part 2
Audio from the opening ceremony at Parliament: remembering the Homosexual Law Reform era - 30 years on. Note a number of musical performances have...
Published: March 2016

In: Parliament: second reading debate - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (23 October 1985)

Part 2 (23 October 1985)
Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 23 October 1985 (part 2 of 2)...
Published: October 1985

In: Parliament: Committee of the Whole House - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (9 April 1986)

Part 2 (9 April 1986)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April 1986 (part 2 of 2). This...
Published: April 1986

In: Shift hui (2015)

Participants
Connor talks to Shift hui participants. The hui ran from the 16 - 19 April 2015 at Tapu Te Ranga Marae in Island...
Published: April 2015

In: Shift hui (2016)

Participants (part 2)
Rowan Moulder talks to participants at Shift hui 2016. More participant interviews can be heard in part one. 00:07 - Ashley, Te Maunga...
Published: April 2016

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: Research - Creating Our Stories

Paul Diamond
Paul talks about some of the techniques he uses when researching queer subjects. Paul specifically talks about his research into the Charles Mackay...
Published: March 2012

In: People

Peter Wells
Peter talks about the journey as a film maker and writer...
Published: October 2013

In: People

Phillip Peek
Phillip Peek recalls working at the Sun sauna, a sex-on-site venue, in the mid-1970s and early 1980s and participating in homosexual law reform activities...
Published: July 2018

In: LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum

Political Forum - Part 1
Audio from the LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum held at Eva Beva, Wellington on 26 July 2020. The event has been split into two parts...
Published: July 2020

In: LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum

Political Forum - Part 2
Audio from the LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum held at Eva Beva, Wellington on 26 July 2020. The event has been split into two parts...
Published: July 2020

In: Arts and Media

Pot Luck web series
Ness Simons talks about writing and directing 'Pot Luck' - New Zealand's first lesbian web series. The series is produced by Robin Murphy, and...
Published: November 2015

In: Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation

Poutokomanawa interviews
Interviews with people at the opening of the exhibition Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation. The exhibition runs from 20 September - 15 December...
Published: September 2019

In: Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation

Poutokomanawa 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...
Published: October 2019

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Pride Parade
Audio from the Wellington Pride Parade, held along Wellington's waterfront on 12 March 2016. A very special thank you to Ness Simons for...
Published: March 2016

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: Arts and Media

Queer radio in the United Kingdom
Matthew Linfoot talks about the history of gay and lesbian radio in the United Kingdom...
Published: January 2011

In: Documentary

QWU documentary
A documentary that follows participants in the last Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant. More interviews with the participants can be found here...
Published: July 2012

In: Beyond Rainbows

Rachel and Stacey
Rachel and Stacey talk about identifying as asexual...
Published: March 2014

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: Shift hui (2018)

Rainbow history
An exploration of some of the fascinating stories from the histories of our queer communities - focusing on trans history in Wellington and the...
Published: April 2018

In: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Rainbow Room interviews
Attendees are interviewed at the re-opening of the Rainbow Room (Select Committee Room 11) at Parliament on 28 May 2019. 00:05 - Tim Barnett 0247...
Published: May 2019

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: Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Bill

Rally for Trans Rights (15 July 2021)
Audio from the rally for trans rights, held outside the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington on 15 July 2021. The rally was in response...
Published: July 2021

In: Snapshot 2000

Realisation
In this podcast compilation participants talk about the moment when they realise they are not heterosexual...
Published: January 2000

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

Reflections on Church and State (Auckland)
Audio from a marriage equality discussion held at St-Matthew-in-the-City on 22 November 2012. Clay Nelson, Boris Dittrich, Louisa Wall and audience members discuss marriage...
Published: November 2012

In: People

Remembering Jonathan Dennis
Emma Jean Kelly talks about researching and writing her PhD on Jonathan Dennis - the founding director of the New Zealand Film Archive...
Published: April 2016

In: Proud 2016

Renato Sabbadini
Audio from the opening address of ILGA Executive Director Renato Sabbadini at the 2nd ILGA Oceania Rainbow Human Rights and Health Conference, held in...
Published: March 2016

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: Religion and Spirituality

Rev. Dr. Margaret Mayman
Margaret talks about religion and spirituality...
Published: February 2010

In: People

Rex Halliday
Rex talks about growing up in New Plymouth, the Gay Liberation movement, early HIV AIDS prevention programmes and establishing the Hero party and festival...
Published: April 2013

In: People

Rick Gerharter
Rick talks about his photo-journalism career, including the early years of photographing AIDS activism in San Francisco...
Published: June 2012

In: People

Robin Duff
Robin Duff talks about many of the activist groups he was involved with in the 1970s, being the first openly gay man in New...
Published: April 2013

In: People

Roy Ayling and Norman Gibson
Miriam Saphira talks about her father Norman and his relationship with Roy. The two men met as soldiers during WW1 and formed a...
Published: February 2016

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: homosexual law reform

Second reading debate (6 November 1985)
Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 6 November 1985. A more detailed log...
Published: November 1985

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: Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill

Second reading of the Bill
Audio from the second reading of the Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by Louisa Wall and read for a...
Published: February 2014

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

Second reading of the Bill
Audio from the second reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...
Published: March 2018

In: Parliamentary proceedings

Second reading of the Bill
Audio from the second reading of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Bill on 11 August 2021. The second reading was passed unanimously...
Published: August 2021

In: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 1
Audio from the Yogyakarta Principles Part 1 session...
Published: March 2011

In: Beyond conference

Session 10
Audio from the session: Beyond marriage. Marriage is often presented as the highest legal right for LGBT communities. However in the wake of the...
Published: October 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 14
Audio from the session: Healthcare, housing and schools - fighting for survival, fighting for more. We still have a long way to go. Health...
Published: October 2013

In: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 2
Audio from the Yogyakarta Principles Part 2 session...
Published: March 2011

In: C.L.I.T Fest Wellington 2013

Session 3
Audio from the session: Takatāpui, Pasifika ways and beyond queer theory. Participants include Maihi Makiha and Kim Mcbreen...
Published: June 2013

In: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 5
Audio from the Models of Activism session...
Published: March 2011

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: Beyond conference

Session 7
Audio from the session: Trans representation in the media. Mainstream media representations of trans* folk are often objectifying, inaccurate or outright hostile. A discussion...
Published: October 2013

In: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 8
Audio from the Intersectionality session...
Published: March 2011

In: Beyond conference

Session 9
Audio from the session: Beyond the gender binary. There is so much more than she and he, him and her. Discussing the realities of...
Published: October 2013

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Shevon Matai
Shevon Matai from American Samoa talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Orlando mass shooting

Solidarity with Orlando Candlelight Vigil
Solidarity with Orlando Candlelight Vigil, held at Frank Kitts park - 6pm on 13 June 2016. The vigil was organised by InsideOUT to...
Published: June 2016

In: Religion and Spirituality

St Peters church service (1967)
The Reverend Godfrey Wilson introduces a service reflecting on homosexuality. It was held at St Peter's church in Wellington on 26 June 1967...
Published: June 1967

In: People

Stuart Douce
Stuart talks about some of the issues with being a gay teacher at a single-sex secondary school...
Published: October 2010

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Summer Camps
The cast and creative team behind Summer Camps talk about the production and its origins. The show runs during the Fringe Festival...
Published: February 2019

In: Keynote speakers - AsiaPacific Outgames

Sunil Pant
Sunil Pant delivers a keynote presentation. Sunil is introduced by Maryan Street. The presentation happened during the third plenary session: Movement building for...
Published: March 2011

In: Q12 Wellington

Tabby
Tabby talks about being young and pansexual in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Ted Greensmith-West
In the 30th anniversary year of homosexual law reform, Ted considers three areas that still require attention: legislative change, social acceptance and international diplomacy...
Published: June 2016

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

The Glamaphones - member interviews
Members of the Glamaphones talk about being a part of a rainbow choir and their two upcoming concerts during Wellington's Pride Festival in...
Published: February 2019

In: Marriage Equality Conference

The Legislative Process
Audio from the first keynote panel discussion: Sexual Minorities and the Legislative Process. 0:00:00 - Mihi: Rangimoana Taylor 0:06:00 - Tiwhanawhana 0:10:20 - MP Tau Henare 01820...
Published: November 2012

In: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform

The Petition (5 November 1985)
Audio from parts of the debate on the report back of the petition against the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 5 November 1985. A...
Published: November 1985

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

The Red Ribbon
A group of men reflect on why they wear the red ribbon...
Published: May 1998

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: Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill

Third reading of the Bill
Audio from the third reading of the Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by Louisa Wall and read for a...
Published: April 2014

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

Tony Smith
Tony talks about being married with children and then coming out in his 50s...
Published: October 2013

In: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019
Audio from the service at St Andrews on the Terrace, Wellington to mark the 20th Transgender Day of Remembrance. The service occurred on Sunday...
Published: November 2019

In: Butch on Butch

Val
Val talks about lesbian movements in the 1990s, visibility and co-founding The Drag Kings...
Published: April 2015

In: Walk Tours

Violet walk tour
Join the team from Walk Tours NZ for the Resonance walk tour in Wellington...
Published: June 2020

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Wellington International Pride Parade 2020
Audio from the Wellington International Pride Parade held on 7 March 2020. 0:00:05 - Pamela Hancock 0:01:07 - Benjamin Moorhouse, Department of Conservation (DOC) 0:06:12 -...
Published: March 2020

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: Walk Tours

Wellington waterfront
Take a self-guided circular 1-hour walk tour around the Wellington waterfront and discover some historic rainbow locations. Most of the 24 locations have companion...
Published: January 2016

In: South: Canterbury

Zac
Zac talks about identifying as non-binary gender...
Published: May 2014