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In: People

Anne Perry
Joanne Drayton discusses her biography of crime writer Anne Perry, better known in New Zealand as the convicted muderer Juliet Hulme...
Published: September 2012

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Bats Theatre
Bats Theatre has seen a variety of rainbow related productions including Confessions of a Drag Queen, Corner 4am and Cuba - a play about...
Published: January 2016

In: Wairarapa - Q12

Brad
Brad talks about being gay in 2012...
Published: September 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: 1991

In: People

Charles Mackay
In 1929 Charles Mackay, a former mayor of Wanganui bled to death on a Berlin street corner - a victim of violent clashes between...
Published: September 2011

In: Events

Chechnya Vigil
Audio from the Chechnya Vigil held outside the Russian embassy in Wellington. The candlelight vigil was organised to show solidarity with the people who...
Published: April 2017

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

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

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Courtenay Place Mens Toilet
Built in 1911, the underground public toilet was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The toilet had two sets of stairs...
Published: January 2016

In: Queer History 101

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

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

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

In: Queer History 101

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

In: Wellington Pride Festival 2017

Human Rights with Richard Tankersley
Audio from a presentation by Human Rights Commissioner Richard Tankersley on human rights issues facing rainbow and gender diverse communities in Aotearoa New Zealand...
Published: March 2017

In: Arts and Media

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

In: People

Insight 70 - a homosexual speaks
Ian Fraser interviews "Gary" - a homosexual. The recording is part of the Radio New Zealand collection and is available on the RNZ website...
Published: 1970

In: Homosexual Law Reform

Insight 84 - homosexual law reform
Listen to a Radio New Zealand documentary on homosexual law reform, produced in 1984 - a year before the introduction of Fran Wilde's Homosexual...
Published: July 1984

In: Arts and Media

Iris Florence Peter Williams
Julie Glamuzina talks about her book Perfectly Natural: The audacious story of Iris Florence Peter Williams. The original newspaper articles can be found on...
Published: October 2015

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: 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: 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

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

In: Historic Convictions

Kevin Hague
MP Kevin Hague talks about how we may possibly deal with historic convictions for consensual homosexual activity in Aotearoa New Zealand. Kevin talks about...
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: Same Same But Different (2016)

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

In: Proud 2016

Laws and Customs
Audio from the workshop: Laws and customs in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity in Oceania. The workshop was presented by Grant Jones...
Published: March 2016

In: Issues

Lets talk about hate speech
On the 22 August 2017 Rainbow Wellington held an election forum which featured representatives from a diverse range of political parties. After the forum...
Published: August 2017

In: 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: Older Gay Men

Mike Keegan
Mike talks about what it's like to be an older gay man in 2012...
Published: October 2012

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

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

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: 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: Groups and Organisations

PAPA and PCN
Kate McIntyre and Tom talk about People Against Prisons Aotearoa (formerly No Pride In Prisons), and the Prisoner Correspondence Network. The interview was...
Published: December 2017

In: Queer History 101

Parker and Hulme murder case
Alison talks about the Parker and Hulme murder case from 1954, where the two teenage friends murdered Parker's mother. Christchurch City Libraries have digitised...
Published: January 2011

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: 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: Queer History in the Making

Queer history panel discussion
Audio from the panel discussion on queer history, held during the community event Queer History in the Making. The panel was chaired by Paul...
Published: September 2015

In: 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: Wellington Pride Festival 2019

Rev Dr Susan Jones
Rev Dr Susan Jones reflects on Pride and the Christchurch massacre. The reflection was part of a service held during Wellington's Pride Festival...
Published: March 2019

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: 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: 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: Religion and Spirituality

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

In: Religion and Spirituality

St Peters church service (2017)
Audio from the special 50th anniversary church service marking Reverend Godfrey Wilson's landmark sermon on homosexuality (possibly the first of its kind to be...
Published: June 2017

In: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour

Taj Mahal Toilet
The public toilet opened in 1929 and was part of the regular beat [for anonymous sex]. The site is now a bar/restaurant. In this...
Published: January 2016

In: Same Same But Different (2016)

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

In: Arts and Media

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

In: Marriage Equality Conference

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

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

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

In: 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

Tim
Tim talks about the experience of being in prison and then life after release...
Published: May 2015

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: 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: 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