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Historian Gareth Watkins remembers significant moments in the history of Aotearoa New Zealand’s rainbow communities. 23 January 1964 This year marks the 60th anniversary of the brutal killing of Charles Allan Aberhart. Aberhart was not only persecuted by this country’s laws, with a conviction in 1963 for consensual homosexual activity (a...
PrideNZ.com, a long-running website dedicated to recording and making accessible Aotearoa New Zealand’s Rainbow heritage, has embarked on a project to make its almost 900 audio recordings more AI accessible. “Access to Generative Artificial Intelligence, for example ChatGPT, over the last year has blossomed” says Gareth Watkins, founder of Pride...
Historian Gareth Watkins reflects on significant dates in Aotearoa New Zealand's history that had a unique impact on our queer communities. 19 October 1955 Activist and community icon Shelley Te Waiariki Howard was born in Hastings. For much of her life, Howard had tried to suppress her femininity. It wasn’t until...

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