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In: Snapshot 2000

[name withheld 1]
[name withheld] talks about coming out and first sexual experience...
Published: January 2000

In: Homosexual Law Reform

25th anniversary panel discussion
Fran Wilde, Alison Laurie and Bill Logan reflect on the campaign for homosexual law reform in the mid-1980s. The audio is supplied courtesy of...
Published: March 2011

In: Proud 2016

A Refugee Among Refugees
Eliana's case attracted international media attention after she was detained at Hong Kong International Airport's immigration facility for over 8-months as her appearance did...
Published: March 2016

In: Ageing

Aged Care Research
Michal talks about research into the care of Rainbow people in aged residential care in New Zealand...
Published: May 2013

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: Butch on Butch

Ann-Marie
Ann-Marie talks about religion, a 19-year relationship and three commitment ceremonies...
Published: April 2015

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: People of colour Decolonisation hui

Belinda Borell
Belinda gives a keynote presentation at the hui...
Published: February 2012

In: People

Bill Logan
Bill talks about growing up, being an activist and his role in homosexual law reform...
Published: February 2010

In: Rainbow Touchstones

Blue
Mary talks about growing up and dealing with depression...
Published: August 2010

In: Carmen Rupe

Carmen (documentary)
A television documentary about Carmen, produced in 1989.
Published: 1989

In: People

Charles Mackay
In 1929 Charles Mackay, a former mayor of Wanganui bled to death on a Berlin street corner - a victim of violent clashes between...
Published: September 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: People

Dana de Milo
Dana talks about her early life. Dana also did another interview about working with Carmen. Dana passed away on 12 February 2018...
Published: December 2012

In: Carmen Rupe

Dana de Milo on Carmen Rupe
Dana talks about her friendship with Carmen, working at The Balcony and sex work in the 1970s. Dana has also done another interview about...
Published: December 2012

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: 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: Queer History 101

Early groups
Alison talks about early lesbian and gay groups in New Zealand...
Published: January 2011

In: Relationships

Emma and John Kelly
Emma and John talk about their daughter / father relationship...
Published: March 2013

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: 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: Making a Difference

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

In: South: Nelson

Group 1
A group of young people in Nelson talk about growing up, school and Queer Straight Alliances (QSA)...
Published: October 2013

In: Queer History 101

Hagley Park killing
Alison talks about the killing of Charles Aberhart in 1964. Aberhart had been cruising in Hagley Park when he was beaten to death...
Published: January 2011

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: 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: 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. A more detailed log of...
Published: March 1985

In: Relationships

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

In: Snapshot 2000

Jay
Jay talks about coming out and first sexual experience...
Published: January 2000

In: John Jakeman

John Jakeman - hairdressing
John Jakeman talks about his career as a hairdresser - in Wellington, London and Europe, from the 1960s onwards...
Published: May 2017

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: Relationships

Johnny and Peter
Johnny Croskery and Peter Kooiman talk about their relationship - how they met and their life together. Johnny passed away on 19 April...
Published: August 1999

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: Making a Difference

Jonathan Smith
Jonathan talks about growing up and creating, and running the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: January 2011

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Julie Glamuzina
Julie talks about documenting lesbian political activity pre-homosexual law reform, her involvement in various movements in the 1970s and 1980s and the importance of...
Published: October 2015

In: Queer History 101

Labels
Alison talks about the various words and labels that have been used to describe queer communities in New Zealand...
Published: January 2011

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

Larger Than Life Stories
Audio from the session: Larger Than Life Stories. Alison Mau wrote the remarkable story of Liz Roberts, the first New Zealander to undergo full...
Published: February 2016

In: Snapshot 2000

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

In: Queer History 101

Legal background
Alison talks about the legal background for queer communities in New Zealand...
Published: January 2011

In: Queer History 101

Lesbian organising
Alison talks about early lesbian organising in New Zealand...
Published: January 2011

In: Arts and Media

Library of Congress
The United States Library of Congress has selected the pridenz.com website for preservation in the Library of Congress Web Archive. RNZ's Bryan Crump talks...
Published: August 2021

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: Butch on Butch

Lynley
Lynley talks about growing up in the 1960s, cricket, ballroom dancing, marriage and coming out...
Published: March 2015

In: People

Mani Bruce Mitchell
Mani talks about being the first out Intersex person in New Zealand. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith...
Published: February 2010

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Mani Bruce Mitchell
Mani Bruce Mitchell from Intersex Awareness New Zealand talks about the upcoming ILGA World conference in Wellington in 2019...
Published: February 2018

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: 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: People

Mary OHagan
Mary O'Hagan talks about growing up and mental health issues...
Published: October 2010

In: Making a Difference

Miriam Saphira
Miriam Saphira talks about growing up, being a writer and researcher, and establishing the Charlotte Museum. This podcast was funded by a generous grant...
Published: January 2011

In: People

Moments with Johnny Croskery
A selection of memories from Johnny Croskery, who was active in Wellington's drag scene from the 1960s. Johnny passed away on 19 April 2012...
Published: August 1999

In: People

Neville Creighton
Neville talks about his background, becoming the first Director of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation, secondary school teaching, and managing the Gayline counseling service...
Published: February 2013

In: People

Ngahuia Te Awekotuku
Ngahuia Te Awekotuku published New Zealand's first openly lesbian fiction in the 1970s, and in that same decade she was denied entry to the...
Published: March 2017

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

Now and Then
Audio from the session: Now and Then. A mash-up of readings of new voices and established writers noted for their evocation of our challenging...
Published: February 2016

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: Events

Our Stonewall
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City. The uprising, which began on 28 June 1969, is seen...
Published: June 2019

In: The Book That Turned the Light On - Same Same But Different writers festival

Part 1
Audio from the session: The Book That Turned the Light On. In a past of illegality and stigma, books asserted a powerful presence. For...
Published: February 2016

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 (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: 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: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Peter and partner
Peter and partner reflect on life before homosexual law reform, their civil union and attending Out in the Park...
Published: March 2016

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: 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 2020

Queer Objects
Audio from the Queer Objects event, held during Wellington's Pride Festival on 29 February 2020 at Te Papa. The recording features historians Will Hansen...
Published: February 2020

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: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Rainbow elders panel
Audio from the Rainbow elders panel, held during Wellington's Pride festival at 19 Tory Street on 25 February 2018. The event was organised...
Published: February 2018

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: Ralph Knowles

Ralph Knowles
Ralph Knowles talks about growing up and taking part in aversion therapy in the 1960s. Ralph died on 3 July 2019...
Published: December 2011

In: People

Rangimoana Taylor
Rangimoana talks about growing up, biculturalism, activism and storytelling...
Published: March 2015

In: Snapshot 2000

Regis
Regis talks about coming out and first sexual experience...
Published: January 2000

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: Homosexual Law Reform

Remembering Neil Costelloe
Jayne (sitting by an open fire) remembers her brother Neil Costelloe. Neil was very active in the fight for homosexual law reform in the...
Published: April 2016

In: Walk Tours

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

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

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

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

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: Documentary

Shall We Drag
Johnny Croskery and Colin McLean (aka Pollyfilla) talk about drag performance...
Published: August 1999

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

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

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: Events

Stonewall 25 (1994)
Listen to Linda Evans, Alison Laurie and Ngahui Te Awekotuku talk to Judy Lessing about attending Stonewall 25 and the ILGA World conference in...
Published: June 1994

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

Teenage Years
Audio from the session: Teenage Years. To set the scene, Chrys Jones and her friend Aleisha Parkinson give a performance of I Am Sure...
Published: February 2016

In: Arts and Media

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
A group of men reflect on the first time they saw a gay character on television or in a film...
Published: July 1998

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

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

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: Carmen Rupe

Trevor Morley - Wellington Vice Squad
Trevor Morley talks about working on the Vice Squad in Wellington in the 1970s; including cases involving Carmen Rupe, the movie Deep Throat and...
Published: April 2012

In: Walk Tours

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

In: Walk Tours

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

In: People

Welby Ings
Welby talks about growing up, his involvement in homosexual law reform, the early days of HIV AIDS in New Zealand and his films Boy...
Published: September 2012

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

William Spurlin
Audio from Prof. William Spurlin's talk: What we know from the historical record - the persecution of lesbians and gay men under the Third...
Published: March 2016

In: Walk Tours

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