Media ID 0048-A
Talkback and interview (ca 1980) about the establishment of Collective Catering Services (an early sort of gay community centre in Auckland)
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Talkback on Radio Pacific with Felix Donnelly
Caller: Female – he married and had a child.. marriage failed..
If this Centre can provide an accepting environment.. support..
Caller: Ken – How do you join this club.. I approve of this .. I know a couple of queers..
We respect people’s privacy .. we’re not out there to flaunt ourselves..
Felix Donnelly - Where do gay people go at the moment ?
A number of hotels.. The Welfare Group does run a Thursday night coffee evening in private homes..
Liz – coffee evenings
Metropolitan Community Church at St. Matthews.. 50-80 people attend.. coffee bar better atmosphere to meet people .. raising the standard of life.. sandwiches and music.. everything has to be within the law..
We’ve only got sixty memberships to sell now..
The Manakau Foundation advert.. Lost and Found pets..
Midnight talkback (24 November)
Various music tracks
All that Jazz (music track)
music tracks recorded off LP
Music track from the Muppets
When I’m Calling You
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