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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Trans Archives Zine launch
Audio from the launch of the second volume of the collaborative zine The Archive is Alive. The zine was the outcome of an intensive...
Published: March 2021

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 2021

Hikoi to Out in the City (2021)
Interviews with people on the hikoi to Out in the City, which was held on 27 March 2021. The hikoi is followed by the...
Published: March 2021

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: Tiwhanawhana

Tiwhanawhana interviews
Interviews with members of Tiwhanawhana at the event to celebrate Tiwhanawhana's 20th anniversary on 15 March 2021 at Thistle Hall, Wellington. 00:01 - Kevin...
Published: March 2021

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

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: Events

Queer Archives Zine launch
Audio from the launch of the collaborative zine The Archive is Alive. The zine was the outcome of an intensive archival workshop. A dozen...
Published: October 2020

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: 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

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

Pride and Prejudice Panel
Audio from the Pride and Prejudice Panel, held during Wellington's Pride Festival on 6 March 2020. A special thank you to the organisers and...
Published: March 2020

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Rainbow Pasefika 2020
Audio from the Rainbow Pasefika 2020 event, held at Wellington Museum on 29 February 2020 during Wellington's Pride festival. 00:05 - Leilani Sio, event...
Published: February 2020

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: 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: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Counting Ourselves
Audio from the Wellington launch of Counting Ourselves held at the Newtown Community and Cultural Centre on 16 November 2019. The presentation was...
Published: November 2019

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: Events

A Rainbow in the Village
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Tranzform

Wai Ho - Tranzform
Wai Ho, co-founder of Tranzform, talks about the early days of the youth support group which was established in Wellington in 2008...
Published: May 2019

In: Tranzform

Bella Simpson - Tranzform
Bella Simpson talks about being one of the first members of Tranzform, a youth support group established in Wellington in 2008...
Published: May 2019

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Wellington International Pride Parade 2019
Audio from the Wellington International Pride Parade held in May 2019. The parade was originally meant to take place on 16 March, but...
Published: May 2019

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Launch of the Wellington Pride Festival 2019
Audio from the launch of the Wellington Pride Festival, held at Thistle Hall on 8 March 2019. 00:06 - Drew Hadwen, Co-Director - Wellington...
Published: March 2019

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Yarn bombing
We learn about yarn bombing during Wellington's Pride Festival...
Published: March 2019

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: 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: Groups and Organisations

Aunty Danas Op Shop
Aunty Dana's offers a safe environment in Wellington for transgender and gender diverse communities to shop for clothing and accessories...
Published: December 2018

In: Events

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018
Audio from the Transgender Day of Remembrance service held at St. Andrew's on the Terrace, Wellington on 18 November 2018. A special thank...
Published: November 2018

In: People

Will Hansen
Will Hansen talks about what drives his passion for LGBTI rainbow history...
Published: September 2018

In: Groups and Organisations

Queer Avengers
Sara Fraser talks about the history of the Queer Avengers and some of its activities. The group was formed in Wellington in 2011 and...
Published: September 2018

In: ILGA World Conference 2019

Launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019
Audio from the launch of the ILGA World Conference 2019. The event was held at the National Library of New Zealand on 24...
Published: August 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: 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: Shift hui (2018)

Self care tactics for mental health
A group chat from members of our communities, bringing a frank and honest discussion of experiences of mental health, and tactics for keeping yourself...
Published: April 2018

In: Events

Vigil for Zena
Audio from the Vigil for Zena Campbell, held in Civic Square on 20 March 2018. Zena died on the 11 February 2018 in Wellington...
Published: March 2018

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: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Wellington International Pride Parade 2018
Audio from the Wellington International Pride Parade 2018. A special thank you to the participants and organisers for allowing us to record this event...
Published: March 2018

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Pardon Me Alan Turing
Writer Stephen Lunt talks about the play Pardon Me Alan Turing. The play runs at Bats Theatre in Wellington from 1 March -...
Published: March 2018

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

LBGTI+ education forum
Audio from the LBGTI+ education forum, held during Wellington's Pride festival at St Andrews on the Terrace on 27 February 2018. The event...
Published: February 2018

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: 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: 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: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Adam Reynolds and Chaz Harris
Adam Reynolds and Chaz Harris, co-authors of Promised Land, talk about the children's fairy tale book and the upcoming Maiden Voyage...
Published: February 2018

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Caitlin
Caitlin talks about Scouts New Zealand involvement in Out in the Park...
Published: February 2018

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Des and John
Des and John talk about Out in the Park and reflect on how it all started back in 1986...
Published: February 2018

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Fiona McGregor
Fiona McGregor talks about the Wellington City Libraries stall at Out in the Park...
Published: February 2018

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Max Tweedie
Max Tweedie from the New Zealand AIDS Foundation talks about the Ending HIV campaign. Its aim is to end new HIV transmission by 2025...
Published: February 2018

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: 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: People

Gareth Farr
Gareth Farr talks about composing During These Days for the 30th anniversary of homosexual law reform in 2016. Gareth also talks about growing...
Published: August 2017

In: Events

Tiwhanawhana celebrates Matariki
Tiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki Audio from the Tiwhanawhana Celebrates Matariki event held at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington on 29 July 2017...
Published: July 2017

In: Arts and Media

Sian Torrington
Sian Torrington, curator of the Topp Twins exhibition, talks about the process of developing the exhibition at Te Manawa Museum in Palmerston North. The...
Published: July 2017

In: Historic Convictions

Bill Logan
Bill Logan talks to Bryan Crump about the campaign to expunge convictions for consensual homosexual activity prior to homosexual law reform in 1986...
Published: June 2017

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: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2017)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 21 May 2017. A special thank you...
Published: May 2017

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: 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: Shift hui (2017)

Rainbows in a Monochrome World
Navigating the world as someone from rainbow communities brings with it many challenges, taking different forms for different people. Dani, Lee, Lilly, Brandon, Ethan...
Published: April 2017

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: Arts and Media

Hudson and Halls Live
Kip Chapman and Chris Parker talk to Eva Radich about the stage production Hudson and Halls Live!...
Published: November 2016

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: Issues

Youth Voices (2016)
Members of a youth diversity group talk about their lives and college life in 2016...
Published: October 2016

In: Issues

Homelessness in 2016
Kassie Hartendorp and Sandra Dickson explore some of the issues around homelessness in relation to rainbow communities. This interview was recorded a month...
Published: October 2016

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: 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: People

Kevin Hague profile
On the eve of his departure from Parliament, MP Kevin Hague reflects on his time in politics as well as earlier activism around apartheid...
Published: September 2016

In: Groups and Organisations

Rainbow taonga at Te Papa
History curators Stephanie Gibson and Lynette Townsend showcase some of the many rainbow taonga held in the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa...
Published: August 2016

In: Carmen Rupe

Launch of Carmens traffic light
Audio from the launch of Carmen's traffic light, which can be seen on the corner of Ghuznee and Cuba Streets, Wellington. A special...
Published: August 2016

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: 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: 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: Arts and Media

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

In: Events

OuterSpaces
OuterSpaces information evening. OuterSpaces is a collaborative initiative between Wellington's gender and sexuality diverse youth support organisations: School's Out, Tranzform, Naming New Zealand...
Published: May 2016

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: 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 (2016)

Tabby Besley
Tabby Besley, national co-ordinator for InsideOUT talks about being part of the team organising the hui...
Published: April 2016

In: Shift hui (2016)

Takataapui workshop
Elizabeth Kerekere discusses the history of takataapui, building relationships and creating inclusive spaces...
Published: April 2016

In: Shift hui (2016)

Participants (part 1)
Rowan Moulder talks to participants at Shift hui 2016. More participant interviews can be heard in part two. 00:07 - Noah 01:57 - Mallorie 03:33 -...
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: 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: 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: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Phil Rogers and Virginia Parker-Bowles
Phil and Virginia reflect on pre-law reform times and issues still facing rainbow communities...
Published: March 2016

In: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Charlie Tredway
Charlie, a Community Engagement Officer with the New Zealand AIDS Foundation talks about attending Out in the Park for the first time, the Love...
Published: March 2016

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: 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: 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: Proud 2016

Youth and Womens hui report backs
Report backs from the youth pre-conference hui and the women's pre-conference hui, followed by Ros Noonan - patron of Intersex Trust of Aotearoa New...
Published: March 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: Proud 2016

From Bisexual to Skoliosexual
Audio from the workshop: From Bisexual to Skoliosexual. When we think about the "rainbow" community most people just think of gay, lesbian, occasionally transgender...
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Same Same But Different (2016)

Dangerous Desires
Audio from the session: Dangerous Desires. In the past, LGBTQI readers had to search for sexual information in often blatantly homophobic texts: yet so...
Published: February 2016

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: Homosexual Law Reform

HLR30 Hands On
Creek talks about HLR30 Hands On - a massage event in April 2016 to show appreciation to the people who fought for homosexual law...
Published: February 2016

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Rob Lake
Rob talks about activism during homosexual law reform and early responses to HIV AIDS in Wellington...
Published: November 2015

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: Homosexual Law Reform

Shelley Te Waiariki Howard
Shelley talks about being in the military during homosexual law reform, the need to repress and then express her femininity, and the power of...
Published: October 2015

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: 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: Queer History in the Making

Introduction and Opening
Kevin Haunui and Tiwhanawhana introduce and open the community event Queer History in the Making. The event was organised by the Lesbian and...
Published: September 2015

In: Participants - Queer History in the Making

Wellington Frontrunners
An interview with Steve McVey and Alan Kwok about Wellington Frontrunners - a rainbow running group. This interview was recorded during the community...
Published: September 2015

In: Participants - Queer History in the Making

Des and John
An interview with Des Smith and John Jolliff, recorded during the community event Queer History in the Making. Des and John were one of...
Published: September 2015

In: Participants - Queer History in the Making

Tabby Besley
An interview with Tabby Besley from InsideOUT, recorded during the community event Queer History in the Making. Tabby received a Queen's Young Leader award...
Published: September 2015

In: Events

Unsettled Diasporas
Audio from Unsettled Diasporas - a panel discussion on Asian feminism from contributors to Mellow Yellow, a local Asian feminist zine. The panel...
Published: August 2015

In: Issues

Gay Rights Beyond Marriage
Many in the rainbow community fear same-sex marriage is being used as a universal solution for the challenges still confronting many in the communities...
Published: August 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Kiran and flatmates
Kiran and flatmates talk about their safe house for queer trans* disabled youth and "yell or die" activism...
Published: July 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Danny
Danny talks about stereotypes, aspirations and gay asian representation...
Published: July 2015

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Tighe Instone
Tighe 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: Beyond Rainbows

Adray
Adray reflects on identity and a "beauty standard" defined as a young, white, masculine male...
Published: June 2015

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: Beyond Rainbows

Jack
Jack talks about sex work...
Published: May 2015

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Bill Logan
Bill talks about the early years of HIV AIDS in Wellington, and the response by groups like the Wellington Gay Switchboard and the AIDS...
Published: May 2015

In: Butch on Butch

Cathie
Cathie describes what it is like being queer in the legal profession and doing stand-up comedy...
Published: April 2015

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: Butch on Butch

Glenda
Glenda talks about growing up in a single-parent household in the 1950s, homosexual law reform and identifying as an effeminate lesbian feminist...
Published: April 2015

In: Butch on Butch

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

In: Events

Out in the carPark
Participants, stall-holders and the public talk about attending the Love Parade and Out in the carPark. 0:00:05 - Karen Harris, parade co-ordinator 0:02:25 - Adrienne...
Published: March 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

In: Butch on Butch

Tasha
Tasha talks about powerlifting and acceptance in sport...
Published: March 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: Butch on Butch

Zoe
Zoe talks about school life, identity and sumo wrestling in Russia...
Published: March 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Faye
Faye talks about identifying as genderqueer demisexual pansexual...
Published: March 2015

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: Beyond Rainbows

Vee
Vee talks about identifying as a queer, femme, fat, amazing person who has a mental illness...
Published: March 2015

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: 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: Events

NXT:15 - LGBTIQ Youth Leaders Conference
Participants at NXT:15 talk to Tabby about what the conference meant to them. Delegates representing rainbow youth groups from New Zealand and the Pacific...
Published: February 2015

In: People

Hamish Allardice
Hamish talks about being bullied at school, abuse, addiction and recovery. The AIDS Memorial Quilt panel for Rudi and John can be viewed here...
Published: February 2015

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: 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: 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: Beyond Rainbows

Shane
Shane talks about identifying as gender fluid transmascbian...
Published: February 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Nathaniel
Nathaniel talks about identifying as a takatāpui trans man...
Published: January 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Charlie
Charlie talks about identifying as a non-binary guy...
Published: January 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Missy
Missy talks about identifying as non-binary and somewhere in between pansexuality and demisexuality...
Published: November 2014

In: Hui Takatāpui 2014

David Kukutai Jones
David Kukutai Jones, chair of Hui Takatāpui 2014, talks to Maraea Rakuraku...
Published: November 2014

In: Hui Takatāpui 2014

Hui Takatāpui interviews
Participants talk to Tabby Besley about attending the hui which was held at Te Papa-o-Rotu Marae, Whatawhata from the 6th to the 9th of...
Published: November 2014

In: Beyond Rainbows

Jenna-Rose
Jenna-Rose talks about internalised homophobia, growing up with a negative sense of being māori and ukaipotanga...
Published: November 2014

In: Events

Last Chance film evening discussion
Audio from a discussion pre and post screening of Last Chance, a documentary that tells the stories of five rainbow asylum seekers who flee...
Published: October 2014

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: South: Canterbury

Wei
Wei talks about identifying as bigender and queer...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Canterbury

Angela
Angela talks about identifying as genderqueer, pansexual poly...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Canterbury

Anna
Anna talks about identifying as a binary identified transsexual...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Canterbury

Felix
Felix talks about identifying as gender queer...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Samantha
Samantha talks about growing up in Invercargill, homophobia at university and bisexuality...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Oliver
Oliver talks about being a queer trans-man in Dunedin...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Jennifer
Jennifer talks about growing up and feeling isolated, making connections via the internet and educating medical students from a rainbow perspective...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

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

In: South: Otago

Annabel
Annabel talks about coming out as a lesbian...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Kerry
Kerry talks about identifying as asexual, aromantic and agender...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Sarah
Sarah talks about growing up in Invercargill and identifying as lesbian...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Dusty
Dusty talks about growing up and being out in Dunedin...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

Christina
Christina talks about growing up and living in Dunedin...
Published: May 2014

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

HIV/AIDS panel discussion
Audio from a panel discussion on HIV/AIDS, held at the New Zealand Film Archive in Wellington on 30 April 2014. On the panel: Ron...
Published: April 2014

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

Laura
Laura talks about identifying as lesbian and about dealing with mental illness...
Published: March 2014

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

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: 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: Beyond Rainbows

Nickki
Nickki talks about coming out, mental health and fluid sexuality...
Published: November 2013

In: Beyond Rainbows

Adrian
Adrian talks about pan-sexuality and gender identity...
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: Carmen Rupe

Remembering Carmen Rupe
Audio from people remembering Carmen after the powhiri gifting of her taonga (cultural treasures) to Te Papa - Museum of New Zealand on 1...
Published: November 2013

In: South: Nelson

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

In: Beyond conference

Session 12
Audio from the session: Gender and Prisons. Prisons have long been used as a way to confine, control and monitor populations. Despite clear evidence...
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: Beyond conference

Session 6
Audio from the session: Takaktāpui perspectives. Historically Māori society was based on sexual diversity and acceptance of difference. Are these the contemporary views...
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: 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: Beyond conference

Session 8
Audio from the session: Beyond parenting. While the passing of marriage rights for same-sex couples addressed some issues with our adoption laws, these laws...
Published: October 2013

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: Religion and Spirituality

Keith King
Keith talks about spirituality, discovery and ageing...
Published: October 2013

In: People

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

In: People

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

In: South: Nelson

Kennedy
Kennedy talks about pan-sexuality, school and Queer Straight Alliances (QSA)...
Published: October 2013

In: South: Nelson

Paki
Paki talks about growing up in Nelson and being gender fluid...
Published: October 2013

In: South: Nelson

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

In: South: Nelson

Kitty
Kitty talks about being a self-identified dyke and activism around marriage equality...
Published: October 2013

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: 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: People

Bruce Kilmister
Bruce talks about his childhood, the early years of HIV in New Zealand, the NZ AIDS Foundation, Hero and his work with Body Positive...
Published: June 2013

In: Groups and Organisations

The Womens Bookshop
Carole Beu talks about establishing The Women's Bookshop - an independent bookshop which opened in Auckland in 1989...
Published: June 2013

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

Session 5
Audio from the session: Class panel - social stigma, mental health and institutionalisation. Participants include Hana Plant, Nic and Ruth Amato...
Published: June 2013

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

Session 6
Audio from the session: Desire as social currency and how desire is constructed around stigmatised and non-normative bodies. Participants include Dee Dewitt and Wai...
Published: June 2013

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

Session 1
Audio from the session: Indigenous feminisms and social movements. Participants include Marama Davidson and Shasha Ali...
Published: June 2013

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: 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

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: 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: 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: 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: Relationships

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

In: Relationships

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

In: Marriage Equality

Vaughans getting married
Vaughan shares his thoughts on his upcoming marriage to Shane...
Published: March 2013

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: 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: 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: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Auckland Pride Parade
2013 saw the first parade held in Auckland in over a decade. The parade also saw the NZ Defence Force march for the...
Published: February 2013

In: People

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

In: People

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

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: 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: 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: Georgina Beyer

Georgina Beyer - places and personalities
Georgina remembers some of the clubs, venues and personalities in Wellington from the mid-1970s and her time in Auckland in the 1980s. Georgina has...
Published: January 2013

In: Rainbow Politicians

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

In: Georgina Beyer

Georgina Beyer - people remembered
Georgina Beyer remembers some memorable people and situations - including Queen Elizabeth II, Ruby Wax, Jerry Hall, John Banks and facilitating a meeting in...
Published: January 2013

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: 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: 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: Marriage Equality Conference

Queer-Straight Alliances
Tabby, Griffin and Tommy from the newly formed QSA Network Aotearoa (now InsideOUT) talk about Queer-Straight Alliances and organising in schools. Participants then share...
Published: December 2012

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Conference Preview
Conference Chair Rawa Karetai previews the upcoming Marriage Equality Conference, held in Wellington 30 November - 2 December 2012...
Published: November 2012

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: Events

Butch Femme Queer Feminist Elders
Audio from the Butch Femme Queer Feminist Elders panel discussion, held at Auckland Trades Hall in Grey Lynn on 24 November 2012. Special thanks...
Published: November 2012

In: Carmen Rupe

Jack Body - Carmen
Jack talks about writing Songs and Dances of Desire - a work inspired by Carmen Rupe and Georges Bizet's opera Carmen. The work...
Published: November 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: 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: Rainbow Politicians

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

In: Q12 Manawatu

Georgie
Georgie talks about being young and lesbian in 2012...
Published: October 2012

In: People

Andreas Derleth
Andreas talks about growing up, moving to New Zealand and winning Mr Gay New Zealand and Mr Gay World 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Wellington

Ellen
Ellen talks about being young and lesbian in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Q12 Wellington

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

In: Q12 The Tour

Benji Watt
Benji Watt, producer of Q12 The Tour, talks about the tour and his personal journey...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Hawke's Bay

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

In: Q12 Hawke's Bay

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

In: Q12 Hawke's Bay

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

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Q12 Manawatu

Beth
Beth talks about being young and lesbian in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Older Gay Men

Grant
Grant talks about caring for his elderly partner...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

[name withheld 9]
[name withheld] talks about being young and bicurious in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Wairarapa - Q12

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

In: Wairarapa - Q12

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

In: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa - NZ AIDS Memorial Quilt

Preserving the Quilt
Textile conservator Rachael Collinge and textile conservation volunteer Anne Williams talk about the process of preserving the quilt panels. Special thanks to Te Papa...
Published: August 2012

In: Q12 Whanganui

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

In: Q12 Whanganui

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

In: Q12 Taranaki

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

In: Q12 Taranaki

Royale
Royale talks about being young, bisexual and panromantic in 2012...
Published: August 2012

In: Q12 Taranaki

Shaun
Shaun talks about being gay in 2012...
Published: August 2012

In: Q12 Taranaki

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

In: Preserve - Creating Our Stories

Vicki-Anne Heikell and Bronwyn Officer
Vicki-Anne and Bronwyn talk about various practical ideas for maintaining a personal or group archive. If you would like further information about the preservation...
Published: August 2012

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: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Positive Women
Jane Bruning, national coordinator of Positive Women Inc, talks about the history and services offered nationally to HIV+ positive women...
Published: July 2012

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Body Positive
Charlie, Ron and Ngapoe talk about Body Positive - a group founded by and run for people living with HIV and AIDS in New...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Bay of Plenty

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

In: Q12 Bay of Plenty

Skye
Skye talks about being young and lesbian in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Waikato

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

In: Q12 Waikato

Billie
Billie talks about being young and lesbian in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Waikato

[name withheld 7]
[name withheld] talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Waikato

Dylan
Dylan talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: People

David and Rae
David and Rae talk about coming out, identity and relationships...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Auckland

Allia
Allia talks about being young and pansexual in 2012. Allia talked to Ben during the Hui Putahi, held at Tapu te Ranga Marae in...
Published: July 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: Q12 Auckland

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

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: 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: Queen of the Whole Universe

Maggie Munford
Maggie talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: June 2012

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: 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: 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: 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: Queen of the Whole Universe

Robert Grieve
Robert talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: June 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: 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: Queen of the Whole Universe

Evan Donnelly
Evan talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: May 2012

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: Events

Johnny Croskery tribute
Audio from the tribute night to the late Johnny Croskery held at Scotty and Mal's Cocktail and Lounge Bar in Wellington. Johnny passed...
Published: May 2012

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: People

Joe
Joe describes what it was like to go through the magnitude 7.1 and 6.3 earthquakes that struck Canterbury in 2010 and 2011...
Published: May 2012

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Ron New
Ron talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: May 2012

In: Gifting the Quilt to Te Papa - NZ AIDS Memorial Quilt

Nicki and Megan
Nicki and Megan reflect on the quilt panel they made for Robin - Nicki's brother. The recording was made just after the official...
Published: May 2012

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

David Inglis
David talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: April 2012

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: Queen of the Whole Universe

Michael Sanders
Michael talks about being one of the choreographers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: April 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: Queen of the Whole Universe

Jacki Byrd
Jacki talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: April 2012

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Trevor Hynes
Trevor talks about being part of the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: April 2012

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: Older Lesbians

Sue and Berry
Sue and Berry talk about what it's like to be an older lesbian couple in 2012...
Published: April 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: Q12 Auckland

Shane
Shane talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: March 2012

In: Q12 Auckland

Ben
Ben talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: March 2012

In: Q12 Auckland

Dougal
Dougal talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: March 2012

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

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

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: 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: Queen of the Whole Universe

Ed Jenner
Ed talks about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant - from the first show in 2004 to the finale in...
Published: February 2012

In: Organise - Creating Our Stories

Andy Boreham
Andy talks about helping organise the annual Out in the Square community fair in Wellington...
Published: February 2012

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Wendy Cunningham and Melanie Church
Wendy and Melanie talk about performing in the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant as both a girl and a boy...
Published: February 2012

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: Q12 Wellington

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

In: People of colour Decolonisation hui

Farida Sultana
Farida gives a keynote presentation at the hui...
Published: February 2012

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: Carmen Rupe

Carmen Rupe memorial, Wellington
Audio from the memorial to Carmen held at Scotty and Mal's Cocktail and Lounge Bar. 0:00:12 - Malcolm Kennedy-Vaughan 0:05:45 - Grant Robertson 0:10:40 - Georgina...
Published: January 2012

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

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: Making a Difference

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

In: Douglas Wright

Douglas Wright (2011)
Douglas Wright talks to Bryan Crump about his life...
Published: March 2011

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: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Gertrude Glossip
Gertrude Glossip from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

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: 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: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 4
Audio from the Disability session...
Published: March 2011

In: 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames Human Rights Conference

Human Rights film evening
Screenings and discussions on two films: Courage Unfolds - Living the Principles and Assume Nothing. Courage Unfolds - Living the Principles seeks to...
Published: March 2011

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: Keynote speakers - AsiaPacific Outgames

Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann
Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann delivers a keynote presentation. Karl is introduced by Kevin Hague. The presentation happened during the opening plenary: Intersectionality - the whole...
Published: March 2011

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: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 3
Audio from the Yogyakarta Principles forum...
Published: March 2011

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Cindy Lewis (1)
Cindy Lewis from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Gabi Rosenstreich
Gabi Rosenstreich from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

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

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Mike Bryant and Eba Clemens
Mike Bryant and Eba Clemens from New Zealand talk about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

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: Making a Difference

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

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

Aunty Wai Mason
Aunty Wai talks about being a kaumatua for the NZ AIDS Foundation...
Published: January 2011

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: Queer History 101

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

In: Arts and Media

Confessions of a Drag Queen
Ricky Burjac talks about Confessions of a Drag Queen...
Published: December 2010

In: People

Denny Moran
Denny Moran talks about the gay scene in Wellington in the 1970s - including Carmen and various beats...
Published: November 2010

In: People

Julz Darroch
Julz Darroch talks about exercise and wellness...
Published: October 2010

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: Groups and Organisations

Lesbian Programme
Prue Hyman talks about the Lesbian Programme which has been broadcasting since the mid-1980's on Access Radio in Wellington...
Published: September 2010

In: People

Jonathan OBrien
Jonathan O'Brien talks about growing up and doing drag...
Published: September 2010

In: Groups and Organisations

Rainbow Youth
Thomas Hamilton and Sam Shore talk about the history and aims of Rainbow Youth in Auckland. This podcast was funded by a generous donation...
Published: September 2010

In: Groups and Organisations

Wellington Gay and Lesbian Helpline
Chris Pugsley and Jo Morrison talk about the history and activities of the Wellington Gay and Lesbian Helpline...
Published: September 2010

In: People

Kerry Brown
Kerry Brown talks about growing up in a small town and coming out. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith...
Published: June 2010

In: People

Priscilla Penniket
Priscilla talks about working for Rainbow Youth to do homophobia education in schools. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith...
Published: May 2010

In: People

Kira
Kira talks about transitioning from male to female at seventeen. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith...
Published: May 2010

In: Groups and Organisations

Q-topia and Forge
Joe talks about the Christchurch youth groups Q-topia and Forge...
Published: May 2010

In: Groups and Organisations

Feminist Queer Book Group
George Mapplebeck talks about the Feminist Queer Book Group in Wellington...
Published: May 2010

In: People

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

In: People

Stephen Denekamp
Stephen talks depression and coming out...
Published: May 2010

In: People

Brendan Goudswaard
Brendan talks about growing up and being a facilitator with Schools Out - a queer youth group in Wellington. This interview was funded by...
Published: April 2010

In: People

Mike Bryant and Esme Oliver
Mike Bryant and Esme Oliver talk about being young and queer. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith...
Published: April 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

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

In: People

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

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: KAHA National Queer Youth Hui 2009

Reactions to day 3
Hui participants reflect on the third day of the hui...
Published: January 2009

In: KAHA National Queer Youth Hui 2009

Reactions to day 1
Hui participants reflect on the first day of the hui...
Published: January 2009

In: Groups and Organisations

Out Loud radio
Noah Miller talks about the creation of Out Loud radio in San Francisco...
Published: July 2008

In: People

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

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

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

In: Events

Schools Out
Audio from a School's Out broadcast on Wellington Access Radio in 2007. Mike, Craig and Tyler talk about growing up, HIV AIDS and...
Published: December 2007

In: Snapshot 2000

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

In: Snapshot 2000

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

In: Snapshot 2000

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

In: Snapshot 2000

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

In: Snapshot 2000

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

In: Snapshot 2000

Coming out stories
In this podcast compilation participants talk about their coming out experiences...
Published: January 2000

In: Snapshot 2000

First same-sex experience
Participants talk about their first same-sex experiences...
Published: January 2000

In: Snapshot 2000

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

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: Documentary

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

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: Documentary

Hotel Homo
Explores what it's like to work in the hospitality industry...
Published: June 1999

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Rod McLeod Morrison
Rod talks about his relationship with his partner who died from AIDS related conditions...
Published: April 1999

In: Documentary

What Did You Call Me?
A group of gay men reflect on words that are used to describe and define them...
Published: April 1999

In: Documentary

A Happy Memory
A group of men reflect back on a happy gay memory...
Published: February 1999

In: International AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995)

Phil Siegel
Phil Siegel from Media Works in San Francisco gives a keynote presentation on working with the media. A special thank you to Christina Sunley...
Published: March 1995

In: International AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995)

HIV prevention and youth
A keynote presentation on HIV prevention and youth. A special thank you to Christina Sunley, the conference organiser, for allowing this audio to be...
Published: March 1995

In: Carmen Rupe

Carmen Rupe interview (1991)
Jack Body interviews Carmen Rupe about her life. The recording was made at Carmen's apartment in Kings Cross, Sydney in 1991. A special...
Published: January 1991

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Radio Gala (8 July 1990)
This Radio Gala retrospective programme contains a rich collection of audio actuality from the 1985-86 period of homosexual law reform. Much of the material...
Published: July 1990

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Gay BC (12 July 1986)
Gay BC (Broadcasting Collective) was a community radio programme that broadcast weekly on Wellington's Access Radio from 1985 to the 1990s. This programme was...
Published: July 1986

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Gay BC (28 June 1986)
This Gay BC radio programme was broadcast on the anniversary of Stonewall, and just before the passing of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill (9...
Published: June 1986

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

Part 1 (9 April 1986)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 April 1986 (part 1 of 2)...
Published: April 1986

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

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

In: Parliament: second reading debate - Homosexual Law Reform Bill (9 October 1985)

Part 1 (9 October 1985)
Audio from parts of the debate during the second reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 9 October 1985 (part 1 of 2)...
Published: October 1985

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