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In: Q12 Manawatu

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[name withheld] talks about being young and bicurious in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

#The Future
Audio from the session: #The Future. Fresh LGBTQI talent is shaking up the theatre scene. Victor Rodger, author of Black Faggot and currently...
Published: February 2016

In: Arts and Media

A Queer Existence launch
Audio from the launch of Mark Beehre's book A Queer Existence. The launch was held at Unity Books in Wellington on 19 October 2021...
Published: October 2021

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: 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: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Alex Taylor
Alex talks about his life as a gay composer, and being part of the After Lilburn concert held during the Auckland Pride Festival 2013...
Published: March 2013

In: Q12 Manawatu

Alexandra
Alexandra talks about being young and bisexual in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: South: Otago

Amelia
Amelia talks about bullying, living in Dunedin and flatting situations that are homophobic and sexist...
Published: May 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: Groups and Organisations

Archives New Zealand
Donal Raethel, a senior archivist at Archives New Zealand, talks about some of the "wonderous treasures" held in the archive relating to rainbow communities...
Published: October 2016

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Art, Craft and the AIDS Crisis
Audio from the panel discussion Art, Craft and the AIDS Crisis held at the Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt on 26 May 2018...
Published: May 2018

In: Ceremonies - AsiaPacific Outgames

AsiaPacific Outgames closing
Audio from the closing of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames, held in Civic Square, Wellington on 19 March 2011. 00:07 - Hamish Allardice 04:10 - David...
Published: March 2011

In: Arts and Media

Audio preservation
John talks about preserving audio/visual material for the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. John was responsible for preserving approximately 250 episodes of The...
Published: June 2012

In: Shift hui (2016)

Beyond Rainbows
Panel members talk about the challenges of being a minority within rainbow communities. The discussion was facilitated by Tabby Besley and features...
Published: April 2016

In: Shift hui (2015)

Beyond Rainbows panel discussion
Panel members talk about the challenges of being a minority within rainbow communities. Unfortunately due to technical difficulties this recording ends part-way...
Published: April 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: 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: Carmen Rupe

Carmen Rupe interview (1975)
Carmen Rupe is interviewed by 2ZM night host David Mahoney on 22 November 1975. The recording is part of the Radio New Zealand collection...
Published: November 1975

In: Carmen Rupe

Carmen Rupe memorial, Auckland
Audio from the memorial to Carmen held at St Matthew-in-the-City, Auckland. A special thank you to the Mika Haka Foundation and the New...
Published: February 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: Groups and Organisations

Charlotte Museum
Miriam Saphira and Jenny Rankine talk about the Charlotte Museum. The museum collects and preserves artefacts of lesbian culture such as labrys, music...
Published: September 2010

In: Arts and Media

Chris Gendall
Chris Gendall talks about life as a composer and also pays tribute to Jack Body...
Published: June 2016

In: People

Conan McKegg
Conan talks about writing for the screen and working on the draft script for House of Memories...
Published: February 2014

In: Queer History 101

Criminal cases
Alison highlights some queer-related criminal cases in New Zealand...
Published: January 2011

In: South: Nelson

Crystal and Harriet
Crystal and Harriet talk about identity and relationships...
Published: October 2013

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: Arts and Media

Do You Like What You See?
A couple of gay photographers talk about their work...
Published: October 1998

In: People

Douglas Wright
Audio recordings related to dancer, choreographer and writer Douglas Wright...
Published: January 2011

In: Older Gay Men

Ed Jenner
Ed talks about what it's like to be an older gay man in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Keynote speakers - AsiaPacific Outgames

Elizabeth Kerekere
Elizabeth Kerekere delivers a keynote presentation. Elizabeth is introduced by Kevin Hague. The presentation happened in the Ilott Theatre during the opening plenary...
Published: March 2011

In: People of colour Decolonisation hui

Elizabeth Kerekere
Elizabeth gives a keynote presentation at the hui...
Published: February 2012

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Elizabeth Kerekere
Elizabeth reflects on her early activist years with the Black Women's movement, homosexual law reform, the formation of Tiwhanawhana and the new resource booklet...
Published: December 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Emma
Emma talks about representation and the relationship between queerness and mental health...
Published: March 2015

In: Q12 Taranaki

Ethan
Ethan talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: August 2012

In: Queer History 101

Frances Hodgkins
Alison talks about the New Zealand painter Frances Hodgkins...
Published: January 2011

In: Arts and Media

Galathea: Into the Bush
Hilary Penwarden talks to Ania Upstill about producing queer theatre and the upcoming production Galathea: Into the Bush. The production runs from 23...
Published: November 2016

In: Groups and Organisations

GALS - Gay and Lesbian Singers
Catherine Lee and Ashley Barratt talk about New Zealand's first LGBTI choir...
Published: April 2012

In: Gallery

Gareth Watkins
Gareth is a photographer based in Welington, New Zealand who has published three photography books. He specializes in portrait and object-based images...
Published: 2010

In: Butch on Butch

George
George talks about being part of the Butch on Butch exhibition, wanting to be part of a conversation about female masculinity and what Butch...
Published: February 2015

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: Queen of the Whole Universe

Gerry Masters
Gerry talks about being one of the boys in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: June 2012

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: 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: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Group Programme (March 2016)
Over 5 weekends in February/March 2016 a group came together at Wellington Access Radio to learn about various interviewing scenarios (outside on location, studio...
Published: March 2016

In: People

Hinemoana Baker
Hinemoana talks about being a writer, musician and teacher...
Published: March 2010

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Gallery

Hugo Gong
Hugo is a photographer based in Wellington, New Zealand. Many of these images were shot during a trip to South America...
Published: 2010

In: Arts and Media

In the Rainbow
Rose McMahon (series creator) and Holly McMahon (writer) talk about the seven-part series In the Rainbow, produced for TVNZ OnDemand. The series...
Published: July 2019

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: Butch on Butch

Jac Lynch
Photographer Jac Lynch talks about the Butch on Butch photographic project...
Published: May 2015

In: Organise - Creating Our Stories

Jack Trolove
Jack talks about organising a variety of community-based events, including Kazam! a national takatapui, queer and trans youth hui held in 2011...
Published: March 2012

In: Relationships

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

In: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Jan Logie tours the Rainbow Room
MP Jan Logie tours the newly refurnished Rainbow Room at Parliament...
Published: August 2019

In: Beyond Rainbows

Jenna
Jenna talks about being young and transgender in 2014...
Published: November 2014

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: 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: 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: Organise - Creating Our Stories

Julian Cook
Julian talks about organising a variety of corporate and community-based events, including the GABA Gold Charity Auction, and the Hero and Aroha festivals...
Published: March 2012

In: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Julian Cook
Pride Festival Co-ordinator Julian Cook talks about some of the sixty events happening during the Auckland Pride Festival 2013. For more details about the...
Published: February 2013

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

Katherine Mansfield
Alison talks about writer Katherine Mansfield and her female lovers...
Published: January 2011

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: 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: Events

Leaving a Legacy
Audio from the Leaving a Legacy workshop held at Thistle Hall, Wellington on 14 September 2016. The workshop looked at creative ways to record...
Published: September 2016

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: Q12 Auckland

Lisa-Michelle
Lisa-Michelle talks about gender, sexuality and spirituality in 2012...
Published: February 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Proud 2016

Love Life Fono 6
It can't be presumed that all Oceania LGBTIQ people are navigating toward the same destination. We are a diverse community with needs that...
Published: March 2016

In: Q12 Whanganui

Mahs
Mahs talks about being young, demisexual and panromantic in 2012...
Published: August 2012

In: Gallery

Maree Turner
Maree Turner has been in the photographic industry for 15 years. She creates both natural and fine art imagery of people, and is passionate...
Published: 2011

In: Q12 Bay of Plenty

Mark
Mark talks about being young, transgender and gay in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Capture - Creating Our Stories

Mark Beehre
Mark talks about documenting gay mens lives through photography and audio interviews. In this recording we look at the processes Mark used to...
Published: April 2012

In: Gallery

Mark Beehre
Mark is a Wellington-based photographer and oral historian. His work encompasses a variety of subject matter from landscape and architecture to portraiture, but he...
Published: April 2012

In: Rainbow Politicians

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

In: Arts and Media

Mates and Lovers
Ronald Trifero Nelson and co-producer Ahi Karunaharan talk about the second season of Mates and Lovers - a play based around historical events in...
Published: October 2010

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Gallery

Meg Torwl
Meg Torwl, of Celtic ancestry, grew up in rural Aoteroa/New Zealand and resided in the Pacific Northwest from the early 2000s - creating work...
Published: 2010

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: Preserve - Creating Our Stories

Miriam Saphira
Miriam talks about establishing the Charlotte Museum Trust - a museum based in Auckland that collects and preserves artefacts of lesbian culture in New...
Published: March 2012

In: Q12 Wellington

Nate (b)
Nate talks about being young and transgender in 2012...
Published: December 2012

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: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Opening of Pride Parade
Audio from the opening of the Wellington International Pride Parade. Note the small amount of audio distortion on the recording was due to the...
Published: March 2018

In: Groups and Organisations

Out in the Bay
Eric Jansen talks about Out in the Bay - a weekly queer radio show in San Francisco...
Published: June 2008

In: Proud 2016

Pacific Health and Spirituality
Audio from the workshop: Pacific Health and Spirituality. The workshop covered sexuality, spirituality and access to health services, in particular focusing on Christianity as...
Published: March 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: Rainbow Pride Community Honours (2015)

Part 2
Part 2 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: The Book That Turned the Light On - Same Same But Different writers festival

Part 2
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: Rainbow Pride Community Honours (2015)

Part 3
Part 3 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: 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: People

Paul Diamond
Paul talks about his careers as a writer, journalist and historian...
Published: February 2010

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

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

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Photospace Gallery
Photospace Gallery has exhibited a number of rainbow artists including photographers Mark Beehre and Jac Lynch. In 2015 Jac did a photographic essay entitled...
Published: January 2016

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 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: Older Lesbians

Prue Hyman and Pat Rosier
Prue and Pat talk about aging as a lesbian couple...
Published: May 2012

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: Groups and Organisations

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa (2019)
Curator Stephanie Gibson talks about rainbow taonga held in the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa...
Published: August 2019

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Randy and Eddie
Randy and Eddie from 2 Gaze talk about their clothing business...
Published: February 2018

In: People

Rene Capone
Rene talks about growing up and working as an artist in San Francisco, USA...
Published: June 2008

In: Religion and Spirituality

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

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: Beyond Rainbows

Riki
Riki talks about transitioning and transgender issues...
Published: March 2014

In: Gallery

Robert Gant
John Sullivan talks about the photography of Robert Gant. Robert Gant was born in England in 1854(?) and came to New Zealand in 1876...
Published: November 2010

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

Sam Orchard
Sam talks about growing up, comics and creativity...
Published: February 2013

In: Butch on Butch

Sara
Sara talks about politics, activism and newly completed research looking at heterosexism in tertiary student accommodation...
Published: March 2015

In: People

Scott Johnston
Scott talks about coming out in the 1980s and being one of the creators of the Hero parade - which at its peak in...
Published: May 2013

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Seamas Gormley
Seamas talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: July 2012

In: Events

Service for Virginia Burns
Audio from the service to commemorate and celebrate the life of Virginia Burns (a.k.a Virginia Parker-Bowles). The service was held at Old St...
Published: June 2017

In: Beyond conference

Session 1
Audio from the session: Transfemininities and transmisogyny. A facilitated discussion on the experiences of, and the unique ways sexism and transphobia affects those who...
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: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Shaughan Woodcock
Shaughan talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: March 2012

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Sian Torrington
Sian talks about the art project We Don't Have To Be The Building which focuses on lesbian, bi-sexual, queer female-bodied, trans*, mana wahine, takataapui...
Published: February 2016

In: Gallery

Stefanie Upchurch
Stefanie Upchurch describes how the Out Proud portrait series came about and what it was like to photograph openly queer people...
Published: December 2011

In: Q12 Auckland

Stephen
Stephen talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: February 2012

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Steve Farrow
Steve talks about being one of the stage managers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: June 2012

In: People

Steve McVey
Steve talks about his photography and latest project Lost...
Published: March 2014

In: Butch on Butch

Stevei
Stevei talks about identifying as wāhine toa, representing New Zealand in softball and creating art...
Published: February 2015

In: Q12 Waikato

Storm
Storm talks about being young and bisexual in 2012...
Published: March 2012

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: 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

Thats So Gay
Grizz talks to the cast and crew of That's So Gay about how the production was devised and performed. The production ran from 26-28...
Published: April 2012

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

The Opera House
Alley - Jack Body's opera about Rewi Alley premiered at the Opera House in 1998. The theatre has also hosted the Queen of the...
Published: January 2016

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: 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: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Trans Awareness Week Gala
Interviews with participants and stall holders at the Trans Awareness Week Gala. The event was held at the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre on...
Published: November 2019

In: Queer History 101

Ursula Bethell
Alison talks about the New Zealand poet Ursula Bethell...
Published: January 2011

In: Keynote speakers - AsiaPacific Outgames

Vaitoa Toelupe
Vaitoa Toelupe delivers a keynote presentation. Vaitoa is introduced by David Huebner, the United States Ambassador to New Zealand. The presentation happened during the...
Published: March 2011

In: Butch on Butch

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

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 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 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: South: Canterbury

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