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In: People

Mira Woldberg
Dutch ambassador to New Zealand Mira Woldberg talks about the Dutch government’s commitment to promote and protect human rights internationally and its ongoing support...
Published: February 2022

In: Events

A Rainbow in the Village (2021)
Pat McIntosh and Val Little from Paekākāriki Pride Inc talk about how COVID-19 has impacted on Pride 2021. The interview ends with a very...
Published: October 2021

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: 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: 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

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

National Schools Pride Week
Tabby Besley, Managing Director of InsideOUT, talks about the first ever National Schools Pride Week. The week ran 24-28 August 2020 with over 100...
Published: August 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

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: Events

International Human Rights Day (2019)
To mark International Human Rights Day a special screening of the documentary Out and About took place. The event also included waiata, speeches...
Published: December 2019

In: Trans Awareness Week 2019

Making Trans Histories
Audio from the launch of Trans Past, Trans Present: Making Trans Histories held at Te Papa, Wellington on 17 November 2019. You can...
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: 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: 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

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: People

Will Hansen
Will Hansen talks about what drives his passion for LGBTI rainbow history...
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: 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: 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: Shift hui (2018)

Coming out, negotiating identities and solidarity
The panel is facilitated by Caity Briggs, with panelists Aliyah Winter, Jaye Barclay, Jarrod Klooster, Zoie Guest, Brittany Hobcraft, Neo Kenny and Sloan. A...
Published: April 2018

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: 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

A Fresh Start for Human Rights
Audio from the public forum A Fresh Start for Human Rights, held during Wellington's Pride festival at St Andrew's on 7 March 2018. In...
Published: March 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: 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: 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)

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

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

First reading of the Bill
Audio from the first reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by...
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: 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: 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: 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: Issues

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

In: Groups and Organisations

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

In: 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

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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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: 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: 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

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: 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: 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: 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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Participants - Queer History in the Making

New Zealand AIDS Foundation
An interview with Anne Holleron from the Awhina Centre, New Zealand AIDS Foundation. This interview was recorded during the community event Queer History...
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: 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: Homosexual Law Reform

Hugh Young
Hugh talks about working with HUG (Heterosexuals Unafraid of Gays) during homosexual law reform. This interview was recorded during the community event Queer...
Published: September 2015

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: 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: 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: 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: Butch on Butch

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

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

In: People

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

In: Butch on Butch

Stevei
Stevei talks about identifying as wāhine toa, representing New Zealand in softball and creating art...
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: Beyond Rainbows

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

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

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

In: South: Canterbury

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

In: South: Canterbury

Hamish
Hamish talks about identifying as gay and living in Christchurch...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Canterbury

Sara
Sara talks about being confused about gender identity...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Canterbury

Stacey
Stacey talks about identifying as gender fluid...
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

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

In: South: Otago

Mark
Mark talks about early years in Queenstown, coming out to family members and being bullied at university...
Published: May 2014

In: South: Otago

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

In: People

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

In: Beyond Rainbows

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

In: Events

NXT:14 Youth Leaders Conference
Participants at NXT:14 talk to Tabby Besley about what the conference meant to them. Delegates representing rainbow youth groups from New Zealand and the...
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

Sebastian
Sebastian talks about trans-masculinity...
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: Beyond conference

Session 2
Audio from the session: Access and disability. How can we make queer spaces and activism more accessible? How does disability shape gender and sexual...
Published: October 2013

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 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 11
Audio from the session: Fighting homophobia, transphobia and bigotry in our communities. Social transformation means transformation of our own communities; our workplaces, schools, homes...
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 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: Religion and Spirituality

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

In: People

Miscellaneouslee
Miscellaneouslee talks about family life, Auckland in the 1980s and performing in drag...
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

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

In: South: Nelson

Alicia
Alicia talks about growing up and fluid bisexuality...
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

Huhana Hickey
Huhana Hickey talks to Kathryn Ryan about indigenous disabled human rights and social justice advocacy...
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 4
Audio from the session: Body Politics - food, health, fat, disability, class and moral virtue. Participants include Esther Woodbury, Grace Millar, Ali Nissenbaum, Robyn...
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: 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: Relationships

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

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: 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: 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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

Murray Riches
Murray Riches talks about his research project How Do We Make it Better. MP Jan Logie references the research in the Fighting Homophobia panel...
Published: December 2012

In: Marriage Equality Conference

Participant Reaction
Participants reflect on the Marriage Equality Conference held at Community House in Wellington. 00:07 - Sara Fraser 00:29 - Ian Anderson 01:44 - Shelley Te Waiariki...
Published: December 2012

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: 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: 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

Reflections on Church and State (Auckland)
Audio from a marriage equality discussion held at St-Matthew-in-the-City on 22 November 2012. Clay Nelson, Boris Dittrich, Louisa Wall and audience members discuss marriage...
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: Older Gay Men

Richard Galloway
Richard talks about what it's like to be an older gay man 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

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 Manawatu

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

In: Q12 Manawatu

Danny
Danny 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: 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

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

In: Q12 Hawke's Bay

Erik
Erik talks about being young and gay 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

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

In: Capture - Creating Our Stories

Jack Perkins
Jack talks about his forty years with the public radio programme Spectrum, a weekly human-interest documentary series that is based around recording on location...
Published: July 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

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 Waikato

Alex-Rae
Alex-Rae talks about being young and pansexual in 2012...
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: Queen of the Whole Universe

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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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

In: Older Lesbians

Lois
Lois talks about what it's like to be an older lesbian 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: 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: 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

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 Auckland

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

In: People of colour Decolonisation hui

Ruth DeSouza
Ruth 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

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: Gallery

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

In: 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: 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: Homosexual Law Reform

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

Conference closing
Audio from the closing of the Human Rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Ilott Theatre sessions

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

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Barry Taylor
Barry Taylor from New Zealand talks about being the convener of the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Graeme Kane
Graeme Kane from Australia talks about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: Participants - AsiaPacific Outgames

Isikeli Vulavou and Sulivenusi Waqa
Isikeli Vulavou and Sulivenusi Waqa from Fiji talk about attending the human rights conference...
Published: March 2011

In: 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: 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

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

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: 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: 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: 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: Events

Intergenerational talk
Audio from an intergenerational queer women-focused talk held at the Charlotte Museum in July 2010...
Published: July 2010

In: Groups and Organisations

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

In: People

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

Madam Mary
Madam Mary talks about the sex industry and being bendy...
Published: March 2010

In: Religion and Spirituality

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

In: People

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

In: People

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

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

In: Snapshot 2000

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

In: Snapshot 2000

[name withheld 2]
[name withheld] talks about coming out and first sexual experience...
Published: January 2000

In: Snapshot 2000

Scott (b)
Scott talks about coming out and first sexual experience...
Published: January 2000

In: Snapshot 2000

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

In: Snapshot 2000

John
John 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

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

In: Snapshot 2000

Ben
Ben 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

Personal advice
In this podcast compilation participants give their personal advice and opinions to those thinking of coming out...
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: Documentary

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

In: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Nicki Eddy and co (1993)
Nicki, Audrey and Beverly talk about the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt and promote an upcoming silent auction fundraising event. The source of this...
Published: October 1993

In: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Nicki Eddy and co (1992)
Nicki Eddy and Allan (a pseudonym) talk to Mike Bakers on Radio Pacific about the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt. Special thanks to MediaWorks...
Published: September 1992

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 Radio (4 July 1982)
This Gay Radio programme contains an interview with Chris about the Gay Community Centre in Wellington. Access Gay Radio was produced by the...
Published: July 1982