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Media ID   0102-A    

   

Morning Report (10 July 1986) on the morning after the passing of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill (9 July 1986)


Unique ID

1124270078-56

Speakers

George Gair, John Banks, Fran Wilde, Graeme Lee, Rodney Knight, Kate Leslie, Bill Logan

Related media

0080-B, 0083-B, 0140-A, 0136-AB

Details

Source tape

     

0102-A

Date

     

1986

Source

     

National Programme

Copyright

     

National Programme

Recorded by

     

Replay Radio

Deposited by

     

Peter Nowland (?)

Comments

The audio on this tape appears on a number of other cassettes. Use this tape (0102-A) and 0080-B as I believe it is probably closer to the original audio.

Disclaimer

This summary gives general themes as to the content of this recording. It is not a verbatim transcript. Always refer back to the original audio. This is a working document and any amendments/corrections are welcome.



Summary

 

Morning Report, National Programme

 

01:09

Programme introduction – Geoff Robinson and Kim Hill

 

01:45

Peter Fry – The Homosexual Law Reform Bill was passed last night…

 

03:45

George Gair – voting in favour of the Bill

 

04:30

John Banks – responding to Gair’s speech

 

05:30

Fran Wilde – there has been a change of attitudes during the course of the Bill

 

06:08

Wilde – losing the second part of the Bill on discrimination

 

06:28

Wilde – personally, it’s been a terrible strain

 

07:08

Graeme Lee – the people of this country will make sure this Bill is defeated

 

08:00

Salvation Army response – Major Rodney Knight - we respect the democratic right

 

08:40

AIDS Foundation – Kate Leslie – delighted with the result

 

08:55

Leslie – Stop AIDS campaign

 

09:30

Bill Logan – 5 votes is a fine margin. There has been a move in public opinion. This debate has started to change attitudes.

 

10:30

Logan – Age of Consent … gives the message that it is OK to be gay.

 

11:10

Logan – Attitudes are changing. We need to move to a world where it is illegal to discriminate against gays.

 

11:50

Logan – I’m glad that Graeme Lee and his friends are continuing their struggle – it’s their struggle that is educating New Zealand.. opinion is changing .. making it an election issue.

 


   



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