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: Parliamentary proceedings: homosexual law reform
Committee of the Whole House (25 March 1986)
Audio from parts of the Committee of the Whole House during the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 25 March 1986. A more detailed log...
Published: March 1986
In: Arts and Media
Confessions of a Drag Queen
Ricky Burjac talks about Confessions of a Drag Queen...
Published: December 2010
Courage Day 2020
On 16 November 2020, the New Zealand Society of Authors (Wellington Branch) held an event to mark Courage Day, internationally known as the Day...
Published: November 2020
In: 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: 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
Jacquie Grant ONZM
Jacquie Grant talks about teenage years in Sydney, her time in Wellington in the 1960s and 1970s and her friendships with Carmen Rupe and...
Published: September 2022
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: Queer History 101
Alison talks about writer Katherine Mansfield and her female lovers...
Published: January 2011
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: Downfall: The Destruction of Charles Mackay
Launch of Downfall
Audio from the launch of Paul Diamond's book Downfall: The Destruction of Charles Mackay. The event took place at the National Library of...
Published: November 2022
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: Rainbow Pride Community Honours (2015)
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
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
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
Ronald Trifero Nelson
Ronald talks about growing up and a number of plays that he has written and directed...
Published: April 2010
Explore the iconic figure of the sailor in rainbow culture. The programme also looks at sexual activity around the wharfs and on the...
Published: September 1998
In: Same Same But Different (2016)
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: Locations - Wellington waterfront walk tour
We begin the walk tour at Carmen Rupe's Le Balcon - a cabaret nightclub on the corner of Harris and Victoria Streets. Today The...
Published: January 2016
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