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Burnett was an early AIDS activist and educator. Originally from Auckland, Burnett had been living in Europe and then in the US in the late 1970s. He returned from San Francisco in November 1983. In August 1984 he began a one-man tour of the country attempting to educate at risk communities about AIDS. One of the first AIDS workshops in Wellington happened at Turnbull House. Burnett died on 1 June 1985.

Location: Turnbull House, 11 Bowen Street, Wellington
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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: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Bruce Burnett
Bruce Burnett, an early AIDS educator and activist, talks to Phil Parkinson about an upcoming AIDS counselling workshop and the current situation in New...
Published: February 1985

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: AIDS Memorial Quilt

Michael Bancroft
Michael, guardian of the NZ AIDS Memorial Quilt, talks about the history of the quilt in New Zealand...
Published: June 2010

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: 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: 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: 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: HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand

Remembering Bruce Burnett
Kate Leslie remembers Bruce Burnett - an early AIDS educator and activist in New Zealand. Bruce returned to New Zealand from San Francisco in...
Published: October 2012

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: Homosexual Law Reform

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