Search Browse Media On This Day Map Quotations Timeline Research Free Datasets Remembered About Contact
☶ Go up a page

Timeline: Hamilton

23 March 1903

  • Writer Norris Frank Davey (a.k.a Frank Sargeson) is born (Hamilton). Links: Te Ara,

26 August 1978


  • The Waxing Moon archive begins in Hamilton (Hamilton)

15 September 1982

  • Television: interview with Richard O’Brien about his youth in Hamilton and Rocky Horror (Hamilton). ref: TZP106773. Link: Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

June 1989

  • The group GLAD is formed (Hamilton). The group is formed to work for anti-discrimination, including the broadening of the Human Rights Act

19 August 1995

  • The fifth annual AIDS Benefit Concert for the Hamilton branch of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation takes place (Hamilton). The concert is hosted by broadcaster Lianne Clarke and held at the Trustbank Community Theatre. The Governor General Dame Catherine Tizard attends in her capacity as patron of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation. Link:

30 September 1995

  • The third annual Hamilton Pride Party takes place (Hamilton). The party takes place in the Quadrangle next to the gay Next Door Bar. The theme is Greek gods and goddesses. Link:

5 August 1998

  • Hamilton District Court rules a lesbian is liable for maintenance of a child born to her ex-partner during their relationship (Hamilton). There are no corresponding custody rights

15 May 2022

  • An AIDS candlelight memorial service takes place at The Lady Goodfellow Chapel (Hamilton). This year, physical services are only held in Hamilton and Auckland. Link: Body Positive