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In: Q12 Whanganui

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

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

In: Q12 Auckland

Aaron
Aaron talks about being young and takataapui / gay in 2012...
Published: April 2012

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

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: 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: South: Nelson

Alicia
Alicia talks about growing up and fluid bisexuality...
Published: October 2013

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

Alison Bell-Allen
Alison talks about being one of the stage managers for the Queen of the Whole Universe beauty pageant...
Published: May 2012

In: KAHA National Queer Youth Hui 2009

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

In: Events

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

In: Q12 Whanganui

Amber
Amber talks about being young, straight and in a relationship with a transgender person. Amber's partner Jayden was also interviewed for Q12...
Published: August 2012

In: Butch on Butch

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

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Ann-Marie Stapp
Ann-Marie talks about her journey from being a long time member of the Salvation Army and gathering signatures for the anti law-reform petition in...
Published: January 2016

In: South: Nelson

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

In: South: Canterbury

Anna
Anna talks about identifying as a binary identified transsexual...
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: Conversion Practices

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

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Archives New Zealand
Lenette Breytenbach, a digitisation assistant at Archives New Zealand, talks about what the archive holds relating to homosexual law reform...
Published: March 2021

In: Shift hui (2016)

Arriving at the hui
Rowan Moulder describes arriving at Tapu te Ranga Marae for Shift hui 2016...
Published: April 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: Religion and Spirituality

Auckland Community Church
Vaughan Shepherd, chairperson of Auckland Community Church, talks about its history and what the church and faith communities can offer...
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: 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: Making a Difference

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

In: People of colour Decolonisation hui

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

In: Q12 Hawke's Bay

Ben (b)
Ben talks about being young and gay in 2012...
Published: September 2012

In: People

Benji Watt
Benji talks about being the first openly gay boxing judge in New Zealand and his upcoming marriage...
Published: May 2015

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: 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: 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: 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

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

Burnett Foundation Aotearoa
Joe Rich, Chief Executive of Burnett Foundation Aotearoa, talks about how the organisation has adapted during Covid-19. Joe also talks about Monkeypox, the...
Published: August 2022

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Events

Chrissy Witoko and Carmen Rupe memorial seats
Karen Harris from QUILTED BANANAS talks to Gareth and Roger about the background to the Chrissy Witoko and Carmen Rupe memorial seats. The...
Published: September 2022

In: International AIDS Memorial Quilt Conference (1995)

Christina Sunley
Christina from the NAMES Project in San Francisco gives a keynote presentation: The Quilt - a powerful resource for HIV prevention education. A special...
Published: March 1995

In: Snapshot 2000

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

In: Auckland Pride Festival 2019

Cissy Rock - Aucklands Pride Parade
Cissy Rock, President of the Auckland Pride Board talks to Kim Hill about the controversies surrounding the 2019 Auckland Pride Parade...
Published: November 2018

In: People

Claire Ryan
Claire Ryan talks about disability, gender and sexual identity...
Published: February 2010

In: Ceremonies - AsiaPacific Outgames

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

In: Proud 2016

Closing plenary
Audio from the closing plenary hosted by Ros Noonan. This is followed by the poroporoaki led by Richard Tankersley and Elizabeth Kerekere...
Published: March 2016

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. Cole passed away on...
Published: March 2020

In: Snapshot 2000

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

In: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform

Committee of the Whole House (16 April 1986)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 16 April 1986 (the night Part 2 containing...
Published: April 1986

In: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform

Committee of the Whole House (5 March 1986)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 5 March 1986. A more detailed log...
Published: March 1986

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: Arts and Media

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

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: Butch on Butch

Creek
Creek talks about identifying as a butch female submissive transmasculine lesbian...
Published: March 2015

In: South: Nelson

Crystal and Harriet
Crystal and Harriet talk about identity and relationships...
Published: October 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: Carmen Rupe

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

In: 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: Q12 Manawatu

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

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

In: Q12 Whanganui

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

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

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

In: Homosexual Law Reform

David Hindley
David talks about his photography during the period of homosexual law reform (1985/86)...
Published: June 2011

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

David Hindley
David Hindley, co-chair of the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames reflects on the activities over the last week...
Published: March 2011

In: Hui Takatāpui 2014

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

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: 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: Arts and Media

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

In: Older Gay Men

Donald Stenhouse
Don talks about what it's like to be an older gay man. Don died on 7 January 2018. In 2011 Don was interviewed with...
Published: September 2012

In: Proud 2016

Dont Leave Out the I
Audio from the workshop Don't Leave Out the I: Intersex issues in New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific. This workshop is historic as it...
Published: March 2016

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2020

Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill
Author and researcher Julie Glamuzina talks about the extraordinary life of Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill. The doctor arrived in New Zealand in 1911 with...
Published: February 2020

In: Ralph Knowles

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

In: 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: 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: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Elizabeth Kerekere
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: April 2019

In: Relationships

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

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: KAHA National Queer Youth Hui 2009

Extreme Taupo
Wai Ho talks to people from the peer support group Extreme Taupo...
Published: January 2009

In: Marriage Equality Conference

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

In: Shift hui (2016)

Faith forum
Audio from the faith forum. The discussion was facilitated by Maggie Shippam and featured Christoph Hackenburg, Torranice Campel, Peter Williams, Jessica-Rose Hopkins and Brittany...
Published: April 2016

In: Groups and Organisations

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

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Fighting Homophobia
Audio from the second keynote panel discussion: Fighting Homophobia in Our Communities. Speakers include Bill Logan, Eileen Brown, Steve Farrow, Jan Logie and...
Published: December 2012

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Fiona McNamara
Fiona McNamara talks about the Sexual Abuse Prevention Network...
Published: February 2018

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

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

In: Parliamentary proceedings: Conversion Practices Prohibition

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

In: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Franki
Franki talks about attending Out in the Park for the first time, gender identity, language and word reclamation...
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: 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: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

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

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: 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: Rainbow Touchstones

Gareth Watkins
Producer Gareth Watkins talks about Rainbow Touchstones - a mental health digital storytelling project...
Published: September 2010

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: 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: 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: Q12 Manawatu

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

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: 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: Civil Unions

Georgina Beyer and Brian Tamaki
MP Georgina Beyer and Brian Tamaki from Destiny Church debate civil unions on the Holmes television programme. It was broadcast live nationwide just...
Published: August 2004

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: 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: 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

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: Events

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

In: Wellington Pride Festival 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: People

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

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: 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: 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: Q12 Manawatu

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

In: Documentary

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

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: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Huhana Hickey
Huhana Hickey from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: People

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

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: 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: Events

Hutt Valley Pride 2022
Audio from the Living in Colour Pride event held at the Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt on 30 July 2022. It was...
Published: July 2022

In: Arts and Media

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

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

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

In: Events

IDAHOBIT 2017
Audio from the IDAHOBIT event held at Parliament. The panel presentation marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia and Intersexphobia. A special...
Published: May 2017

In: Events

IDAHOBIT 2018
Audio from the IDAHOBIT flag raising ceremony held on the forecourt of Parliament. The event marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia...
Published: May 2018

In: Events

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

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Ideas: 25th anniversary
Chris Laidlaw leads a discussion on the 25th anniversary of homosexual law reform. Speakers include former MP Fran Wilde, activist Bill Logan and...
Published: July 2011

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: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

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

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2018)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 21 May 2018. Parts of the service...
Published: May 2018

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (2019)
Audio from the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, held at the Tararua Tramping Club in Wellington on 19 May 2019. The theme of the...
Published: May 2019

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: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform

Introduction (8 March 1985)
Audio from the introduction and first reading of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill in Parliament, 8 March 1985. A more detailed log of...
Published: March 1985

In: 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: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

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

In: 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: Q12 Hawke's Bay

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

In: Relationships

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

In: Q12 Whanganui

Jayden
Jayden talks about being young, straight and transgender in 2012. Jayden's partner Amber was also interviewed for Q12...
Published: August 2012

In: Beyond Rainbows

Jenna
Jenna talks about being young and transgender in 2014...
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: People

Jerome Cargill
Jerome talks about being a teacher who is openly gay, the Newlands College diversity group and why its important to make sure diversity is...
Published: May 2016

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: Q12 Auckland

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

In: Keynote speakers - AsiaPacific Outgames

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

In: John Jakeman

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

In: John Jakeman

John Jakeman profile
John Jakeman talks about growing up in Wellington in the 1950s, working at the Royal Oak tavern in the 1970s, police persecution, homosexual law...
Published: May 2017

In: Relationships

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

In: Making a Difference

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

In: Proud 2016

Joleen Mataele
Joleen Mataele: sharing a life of an activist and an open transgender person M-F in a country that is so rich in culture and...
Published: March 2016

In: People

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

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: Research - Creating Our Stories

Julie Glamuzina
Julie talks about researching queer-related subjects, particularly for the books Parker and Hulme: a lesbian view and Out Front...
Published: March 2012

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: People

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

In: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Kaleb
Kaleb talks about School's Out, OuterSpaces, Tranzform and Naming New Zealand...
Published: March 2016

In: Making a Difference

Karen Ritchie
Karen talks about growing up and the Cartier Trust...
Published: January 2011

In: Out in the Park participants (2016)

Kassie Hartendorp
Kassie talks about BOX Oceania and visions of the future...
Published: March 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: Homosexual Law Reform

Kay Jones
Kay talks about homosexual law reform activities in Auckland and Wellington, challenging inequality and bisexual erasure...
Published: October 2015

In: Beyond Rainbows

Keith
Keith talks about identifying as bisexual...
Published: March 2014

In: People

Kevin
Kevin talks about growing up in the 1960s, friendship with Carmen Rupe and the LGBTI rainbow scene in Wellington in the 1970s and later...
Published: November 2021

In: Queen of the Whole Universe

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

In: People

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: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Kevin Haunui
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: April 2019

In: People

Kym Strathdee
Since the 1970s Kym Strathdee has photographed queer events and people around the world - including in Auckland, Wellington, Sydney, Melbourne and San Francisco...
Published: June 2022

In: Queer History 101

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

In: Groups and Organisations

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

In: 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: 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: 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: 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: People

Laurel Hubbard media coverage
RNZ's MediaWatch looks at the media coverage relating to Olympian Laurel Hubbard - the first openly transgender athlete to complete at the Olympics...
Published: August 2021

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: 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: Queer History 101

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

In: Auckland Pride Festival 2013

Lesbian heritage walk
Miriam Saphira takes a tour group around some of the historic lesbian sites in central Auckland. A special thank you to the Charlotte Museum...
Published: February 2013

In: Queer History 101

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

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: Groups and Organisations

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

In: Groups and Organisations

LILAC
Maddy Drew and Carole Hicks talk about the history and activities of LILAC - the Lesbian Information, Library and Archives Centre...
Published: September 2010

In: Homosexual Law Reform

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

In: Q12 Taranaki

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

In: Rainbow Politicians

Louisa Wall
Louisa Wall from from the Labour Party talks to Jo Jackson about what it's like to be a Member of Parliament...
Published: October 2012

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Louisa Wall
MP Louisa Wall reflects on Out in the Park and talks about some of the current LGBTI rainbow issues the government is focusing on...
Published: February 2018

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: Documentary

Loyal
A group of men talk about coming out after marrying and having children...
Published: July 1999

In: Butch on Butch

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

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: Malcolm Vaughan

Malcolm Vaughan profile
Malcolm Vaughan talks about the many Wellington bars and hospitality establishments he has owned or worked in over the last four decades. This...
Published: January 2022

In: Malcolm Vaughan

Malcolm Vaughan profile part 2
Malcolm Vaughan remembers people and venues relating to Wellington's rainbow communities over the last four decades. This is part two of a longer interview...
Published: January 2022

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Mani Mitchell
Mani Mitchell from New Zealand talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Older Lesbians

Marg Curnow
Marg talks about growing older and the Lesbian Elders Village...
Published: May 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: Marriage Equality Conference

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

In: Snapshot 2000

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

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: Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association (MALGRA)

Matt
Matt talks about the early years of the Manawatu Gay Rights Association (MAGRA), its development into the Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association (MALGRA)...
Published: July 2017

In: Out in the Park participants (2018)

Merv Ransom
Merv Ransom talks about Out in the Park and some of the current issues facing LGBTI rainbow communities...
Published: February 2018

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: Making a Difference

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

In: 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: People

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

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Mitch Yusof
Mitch Yusof from Malaysia talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Butch on Butch

Mo
Mo talks about growing up in Kaitaia, being a Diversity Liaison Officer with the New Zealand Police and marching for the first time in...
Published: April 2015

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Moana Parsons
Moana Parsons from New Zealand talks about being a police diversity liaison officer...
Published: March 2011

In: People

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

In: Q12 Waikato

Nate
Nate talks about being young, transgender and bisexual in 2012...
Published: July 2012

In: Q12 Wellington

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

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

In: Documentary

Neon Rainbow
A group of men reflect on drug and alcohol use in the gay community...
Published: March 1999

In: People

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

In: 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: People

Nikki Carlson
Nikki reflects on a journey that has taken her from having a successful singer career as a teenager, to performing on NZ Idol, to...
Published: July 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: South: Otago

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

In: Queer History in the Making

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

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

Opening of Out in the Park
Audio from the opening of Out in the Park, held in Waitangi Park, Wellington on Saturday 12 March 2016. The event marked the 30th...
Published: March 2016

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: Events

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

In: 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: 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: 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: Groups and Organisations

OverWatch
Squadron Leader Stu Pearce talks about OverWatch - a group that provides support and guidance to the New Zealand Defence Force’s rainbow community...
Published: February 2013

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

Packing the Quilt for Te Papa
History curator Stephanie Gibson and collection manager Sara Guthrie pack the last two blocks of the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt for transport to...
Published: April 2012

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

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

In: Events

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

In: Rainbow Pride Community Honours (2015)

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

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

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

In: Opening ceremony at Parliament - Wellington Pride Festival 2016

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

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

Part 1 (20 November 1985)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 20 November 1985 (part 1 of 2)...
Published: November 1985

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: Opening ceremony at Parliament - Wellington Pride Festival 2016

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

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

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

In: 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: Our Forgotten Epidemic

Part Two
Our Forgotten Epidemic. Part Two - who was Bruce Burnett? Our Forgotten Epidemic is a six-part series about Aotearoa New Zealand's response to HIV...
Published: August 2022

In: Shift hui (2015)

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

In: Shift hui (2016)

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

In: People

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

In: People

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

In: Capture - Creating Our Stories

Paul Diamond
Paul talks about some of the techniques he uses to record oral histories...
Published: May 2012

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

Peri Te Wao
Peri talks about growing up and transitioning from female to male...
Published: April 2010

In: People

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

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: 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: People

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

In: People

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

In: Keynote speakers - AsiaPacific Outgames

Phylesha Brown-Acton
Phylesha Brown-Acton delivers a keynote presentation. Phylesha is introduced by Maryan Street. The presentation happened during the third plenary session: Movement building for change...
Published: March 2011

In: LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum

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

In: LGBTTQIAP+ Political Forum

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

In: Arts and Media

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

In: Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation

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

In: Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation

Poutokomanawa opening night
Audio from the opening night of Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation. The exhibition runs from 20 September - 15 December 2019 at the...
Published: September 2019

In: Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation

Poutokomanawa storytelling
As part of the exhibition Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation, community members came together to recount stories of people, places and events in Wellington...
Published: October 2019

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

Presentation at Te Papa
Audio from a presentation given by Michael Bancroft and Nicki Eddy at Te Papa - national museum of New Zealand. The presentation was...
Published: May 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: 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 2019

Pride Stage 2019
Audio from the Wellington Pride Stage 2019, held at Eva Beva's on 30 March 2019. After the Christchurch terror attacks on 15 March...
Published: March 2019

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: Groups and Organisations

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

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: Events

Queer Arts Festival hub
Jess Ducey, co-founder of the Queer Arts Festival talks about the inaugural festival which ran in Wellington from 30 May to 5 June 2022...
Published: June 2022

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: 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: 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: Arts and Media

Rachel Hoskin
Rachel Hoskin talks about Butch: A Photographic Exploration, a social project of reaction to Butch women. The exhibition ran from 18 May -...
Published: July 2017

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: Events

Rainbow Election Forum
On 22 August 2017 Rainbow Wellington hosted a rainbow election forum at St Andrew's on the Terrace in Wellington. Nine representatives from a...
Published: August 2017

In: Shift hui (2018)

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

In: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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

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

In: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Ray Taylor
Ray Taylor talks about the history of HIV+ support groups in Canterbury - including Body Positive Canterbury and POS Plus. Ray also talks about...
Published: May 2012

In: Parliaments Rainbow Room

Re-opening of the Rainbow Room
Audio from the re-opening of the Rainbow Room at Parliament. The event also marked the New Zealand launch of Andrew Reynold's book The...
Published: May 2019

In: Snapshot 2000

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

In: Marriage Equality

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

In: 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: People

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

In: Homosexual Law Reform

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

In: Events

Remembering the Evergreen and Chrissy Witoko
The Evergreen Coffee House was a haven for the LGBTQIA+ community in the 1980s and 1990s in Wellington. Established by Chrissy Witoko, it still...
Published: July 2022

In: People

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

In: Walk Tours

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

In: Religion and Spirituality

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

In: People

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: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Ricardo de Menezes
Ricardo de Menezes from Canada talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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

In: Arts and Media

Rūrangi
Following the Wellington premiere of the web series/film Rūrangi on 2 August 2020, Elz Carrad (lead actor), Max Currie (co-producer and series director) and...
Published: August 2020

In: People

Ryan Kennedy
Ryan talks about growing up and transitioning from female to male. This podcast was funded by a generous donation from Roger Smith...
Published: April 2010

In: People

Sam Orchard
Sam talks about growing up, comics and creativity...
Published: February 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: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

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

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

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

In: Parliamentary proceedings

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

In: 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

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: Ilott Theatre sessions

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

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: Beyond conference

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

In: Beyond conference

Session 14
Audio from the session: Healthcare, housing and schools - fighting for survival, fighting for more. We still have a long way to go. Health...
Published: October 2013

In: 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: Beyond conference

Session 3
Audio from the session: Naming - who are we? Names such as lesbian, gay, queer, takataapui, and fa'afafine work to both include, and exclude...
Published: October 2013

In: Ilott Theatre sessions

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

In: Beyond conference

Session 4
Audio from the session: Health and gender diversity...
Published: October 2013

In: Ilott Theatre sessions

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

In: Beyond conference

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

In: 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: Ilott Theatre sessions

Session 6
Audio from the Accountability Mechanisms session...
Published: March 2011

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: 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: Shift hui (2015)

Sexuality and Gender workshop
Hui participants take part in a workshop on sexuality and gender. The hui ran from the 16 - 19 April 2015 at Tapu Te...
Published: April 2015

In: Documentary

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

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

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: 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: South: Canterbury

Skye
Skye talks about identifying as transmasculine and living in Christchurch...
Published: May 2014

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: South: Nelson

Spencer
Spencer talks about identifying as butch and gender queer...
Published: October 2013

In: People

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

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: Butch on Butch

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

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: Proud 2016

Surviving and Thriving as an Activist
Audio from the workshop: Surviving and Thriving as an Activist This workshop explored the challenges and opportunities of activists who both come from and...
Published: March 2016

In: Rainbow Voices of Aotearoa New Zealand

Tabby Besley
As part of Project Uplift (the refurbishment of the Rainbow Room) a documentary was produced by the Office of the Clerk/Parliamentary Service to tell...
Published: April 2019

In: Shift hui (2016)

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

In: Groups and Organisations

Takatāpui taonga at Te Papa
Mātauranga Māori curator Isaac Te Awa talks about takatāpui taonga held in the Mātauranga Māori collection at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa...
Published: July 2021

In: Butch on Butch

Tasha
Tasha talks about powerlifting and acceptance in sport...
Published: March 2015

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: Arts and Media

The digital life of rainbow youth
John Fenaughty reflects on how digital technologies are impacting on rainbow youth...
Published: March 2013

In: Arts and Media

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

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

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

In: Marriage Equality Conference

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

In: 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: Parliamentary proceedings: Marriage Equality

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

In: Sullivan Birth Certificate Bill

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

In: Q12 Waikato

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

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: 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: 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: 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: People

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

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: Wellington Pride Festival 2021

Transgender Health Panel Discussion
Audio from the transgender health panel discussion, held on International Transgender Day of Visibility, 31 March 2021. The event was recorded at the Ministry...
Published: March 2021

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: Butch on Butch

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

In: Marriage Equality

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

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: Walk Tours

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

In: People

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

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2018

Welby Ings on Sparrow
Writer and director Welby Ings talks about his new short film Sparrow...
Published: March 2018

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: 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 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 2020

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

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Wellington Pride Parade 2017
Audio from the Wellington Pride Parade 2017. This was the first time in over two decades that a pride parade has marched through the...
Published: March 2017

In: Walk Tours

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

In: Events

Whakarongo: Pride, ILGA World and beyond
Interviews with participants from the community hui: Whakarongo - Pride, ILGA World and beyond. The hui was organised by Tiwhanawhana Trust and held...
Published: January 2019

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: People

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

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2016

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

In: Walk Tours

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

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: South: Canterbury

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

In: Butch on Butch

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