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Media ID   0134-A    

   

Talkback (11 April 1985) on the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, on the night of the North Shore meeting in Auckland, plus related news report


Unique ID

1124270283-26

Speakers

Talkback callers, unidentified speakers

Related media

0134-B

Details

Source tape

     

0134-A

Date

     

11 April 1985

Source

     

1ZM (Radio New Zealand talkback?), National Programme

Copyright

     

1ZM (Radio New Zealand talkback?), National Programme

Recorded by

     

Graham Underhill

Deposited by

     

Graham Underhill

Comments

Recorded off radio – some poor radio reception. Continues on 0134-B

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

01:10

Why don’t the gays have a separate meeting

 

01:38

They’re calling it the Sodomites Bill.. Scaremongering.. It’s only informed debate that will…

 

02:40

Caller: Ona - The message of hatred will bring on violence.. I feel that I’m in the Spanish Inquisition. No rational debate.. The Christians should beware the wrath of God (1145pm)

 

04:30

Radio adverts.

 

06:30

Caller: Terry who was at the North Shore meeting - I was the homosexual looking at your other listener who felt threatened. I apologize to her - there was no evil intent directed at her…I was disappointed at how the meeting ended.. The comments from the floor were full of so much hatred.

 

10:19

Host - How do your (foster) parents feel with this?

 

11:00

Host - This debate seems to have gone off the rails.. Will you go to any more meetings?

 

11:50

Caller: Graham - Human Rights Act – religious groups will still be able to exclude.. Please read the scriptures and then the statutes and formulate your own ideas.

 

13:40

Radio adverts

 

15:40

Caller: Kerry – The law should be changed, homosexuals currently live a quiet life, when the law changes they’ll be able to branch out.. and that’ll help the AIDS thing.. I have nothing against homosexuals.. AIDS is killing people.. I know a couple of homosexuals who give blood.

 

19:46

Radio Pacific – beginning of Midnight news

 

19:50

(radio static) Midnight Report (12 April 1985) with Peter Fry on the National Programme: North Shore meeting, meat industry report

 

22:30

Fighting the spread of AIDS – government to spend 2.9 million,

 

23:10

People on unemployment benefit drops

 

23:20

Social Credit asks for Roger Douglas’s resignation,

 

24:00

Duke and Duchess of Gloucester – toilet paper incident in Rotorua,

 

24:24

Marsden Point expansion,

 

24:48

Geoff Braybrooke has had his letterbox ransacked

 

25:30

Psychiatric support for prisoners

 

26:00

Barclays bank index rises

 

26:45

Council cars incur fringe tax

 

27:30

National Party’s Sunday Club

 

28:28

Social Credit

 

28:50

Albanian leader dies

 

29:15

RSA opposes any move to undermine the ANZUS alliance

 

30:28

An anti-apartheid group in South Africa does not want the All Blacks to tour South Africa

 

31:10

Oil industry tradesmen have given notice that they will strike every five days

 

32:20

New Zealand travel agent has gained a 15 year lease on Nui’s only hotel

 

33:34

New Caledonia – civil war looming

 

34:20

Weather

 

34:50

Early Morning Variety programme on National Programme

 

37:10

“What the world needs now is love sweet love!” (instrumental).

 

40:12

Announcer -.. and a bit of tolerance too!

 

41:00

Song Barbara Streisand – The Way We Were

 

43:45

Song Roy Orbison – Blue Bayou (instrumental)

 


   



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