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MS Papers List

050-099

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-050
LAWRENCE Publishing Co Ltd.
[Miscellaneous papers]
The company, established in 1977, is the publisher of Out! magazine, which superseded New Zealand Gay News. Out was mostly edited by Brett Sheppard and was published by Tony Katavich. The file includes press releases, circulars, copies of the agreement with Gay Publishing Collective to purchase New Zealand Gay News, and other material. Much of the material is ephemeral. The company records are held by the publisher.
3 folders
Catalogue headings: 1. Out! I. Gay Publishing Collective. II. Sheppard, Brett. III. Katavich, Tony

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-051
LAETUS Social Club
[Miscellaneous papers]
Established in March 1978 as successor to Auckland Gay Social Club (q.v.) the Club dissolved on 12 December 1983. The file comprises circulars, ephemera, annual reports, minutes and calendars of events, together with a set of its Newsletters.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Social Clubs - Auckland. I. Auckland Gay Social Club.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-052
METROPOLITAN Community Church of the Resurrection.
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formed as a schism from the Metropolitan Community Church of New Zealand on 30 March 1980, by David Kromer. The papers include a leaflet, calendar and a statement on the schism.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Christians - New Zealand I. Kromer, David

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-053
MOBILISATION for the Opening of Parliament.
[Miscellaneous papers]
An ephemeral organisation formed in April 1982 by Nigel Pearson. The files contain a press release, a leaflet and a letter from the then Prime Minister, W. E. Rowling.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Pearson, Nigel

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-054
MINDELTA Friendship Club.
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formed as a confidential introduction service for lesbians and gay men, by David Pascoe. Based in Christchurch. The file contains a circular.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Contact groups - New Zealand. I. Pascoe, David

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-055
MANAWATU Gay Rights Association Inc.
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formed in 1977 in Palmerston North as a social club for gay people in Manawatu. The file includes the constitution and rules and a partial set of newsletters, ephemera and a library list. The Association was also known as MAGRA and later became MALGRA (Manawatu Lesbian and Gay Rights Association). Most of the papers are held by MALGRA in Palmerston North.
3 folders
Catalogue headings: I. MAGRA

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-056
NELSON Gay Society
[Miscellaneous papers]
Established in Dec. 1979 from the Nelson Gay Welfare Group. The file contains one newsletter.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: I. Nelson Gay Welfare Group.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-057
NETWORK Group
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formed in Wellington in 1980 as an activist group to oppose the Freer Bill (an abandoned sexual law reform bill) and to solve the problems of the National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand. The most prominent person involved was Mike Waghorne. The file contains a membership list and circular letters.
1 folders
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual Law Reform - New Zealand. 2. Gay movement - New Zealand. I. National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand. II. Waghorne, Mike

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-058
NEW ZEALAND Labour Party. Victoria University Branch.
[Miscellaneous papers]
During 1977 the Branch Secretary was Gavin Young and the Branch lobbied for inclusion of sexual orientation within the Human Rights Commission Bill. The file consists of correspondence with MPs over this issue.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Human Rights Commission Act. I. Young, Gavin.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-059
OTAGO Gay Support Group
[Archives]
The group was formed in Dunedin in 1979 and lasted until 1981. Key people involved were Kevin Green and Mike Sukolski, from whom these papers were received. The papers include a constitution, leaflets and correspondence.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay movement - Dunedin. I. Green, Kevin Herbert II. Sukolski, Mike

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-060
OTAGO Lesbian and Gay Welfare Council
[Miscellaneous papers]
An ephemeral organisation formed in 1984. The file comprises proposed aims and rules.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Welfare - Dunedin.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-061
OTAGO University Gay Rights Society
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formed by Paul Reynolds in 1979 this organisation was involved in organising the National Gay Rights Coalition Southern Regional Conference in Dunedin that year. The file contains posters, a leaflet and bank statements. Provenance was probably Kevin Green.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay students - Dunedin. I. Reynolds, Paul. II. Green, Kevin

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-062
ROTORUA Gay Liberation Front
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formed by Sandy Gauntlett (q.v.) in November 1973, this group was short lived. The file
includes its newsletter, Defiance, (1 issue), a covering letter and a copy of a letter from
Gauntlett to Nigel Baumber, concerning the origins of the group.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay activism - Rotorua. I. Gauntlett, Sandy. II. Baumber, Nigel.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-063
SISTERS for Homophile Equality, Canterbury Inc.
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formed in Christchurch in 1973, SHE was one of the earliest specifically lesbian groups to emerge from Gay Liberation. The file includes a publicity sheet, a manifesto, circulars and a letter. Most of the papers of the group were lost.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Lesbian activism - New Zealand. I. SHE (Sisters for Homophile Equality)

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-064
TARANAKI Gay Society
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formed out of Gay Liberation Taranaki in 1978, the group lasted until 1979. The papers include a constitution, circulars and a press statement.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: I. Gay Liberation Taranaki.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-065
TRANSFORMATION
[Miscellaneous papers]
An information and support service for transsexuals the group was formed by Gillian Cox (formerly Geoffrey Laundon). The major archives of Transformation were passed to Hedesthia (q.v.). These papers include leaflets, reports, a few letters and autobiographical material from Gillian Cox.
1 folders
Catalogue headings: 1. Cox, Gillian. 2. Hedesthia.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-066
TRILOGIC Film Productions.
[Miscellaneous papers]
A company formed to produce the film "Squeeze" (originally "Night moves") by Richard Turner. The file comprises a newsletter, the company prospectus and brochure.
1 folders
Catalogue headings: 1. Cinema - New Zealand. I. Turner, Richard II. Squeeze (Film)

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-067
UNIVERSITY of Canterbury Gay Activists Society
[Miscellaneous papers]
Also known as 'Gay Activists Society' and 'Gay Activist Students', the Society was formed in 1972? and was led by Lindsay Taylor and Robin Duff. The file includes a constitution, leaflets, reports and correspondence.
1 folders
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay students - Christchurch. I. Gay Activists Society. II. Gay Activist Students. III. Taylor, Lindsay. IV. Duff, Robin.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-068
OTAGO Gay Equality Society
[Archives]
The group was formed from the Alliance Group (q.v.) in May 1978, and was involved in organisation of the National Gay Rights Coalition of NZ Southern Regional Conference in 1979. The archives include newsletters, correspondence, constitutions, minutes and annual reports and minutes books.
Provenance: Kevin Green, Mike Sukolski.
5 folders
Catalogue headings: I. Alliance Group. II. Green, Kevin. III. Sukolski, Mike.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-069
UNIVERSITY Gay Liberation, Auckland
[Archives]
Formed in 1972 the group diverged from Gay Liberation Auckland (q.v.). The archives are incomplete but include a Manifesto (1973), graphics, correspondence 1979-1931, financial records, file copies of National Gay Rights Coalition of NZ papers, leaflets and photographs.
Provenance: Material is mostly from Anthony Wright, co-ordinator 1979-1981.
5 folders
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Liberation Auckland Inc. I. Wright, Anthony

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-070
METROPOLITAN Community Church of New Zealand.
[Miscellaneous papers]
The NZ division of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, this church underwent schism in 1980, from which the 'Metropolitan Community Church of the Resurrection' arose. The file, of unknown provenance includes the Bylaws, circulars, leaflets, a set of newsletters and some correspondence.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Churches - New Zealand. I. Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches. II. Metropolitan Community Church of the Resurrection.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-071
VICTORIA Club Inc
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formed in 1978 as a social club for lesbians and gay men in Wellington. The file includes the Rules, leaflets and circulars to members, Reports and minutes of meetings etc, derived from donations from various members of the Club, including Phil Parkinson, David Hindley and Gavin Young. A separate group of papers was deposited by a former Secretary, Daniel Fielding. The financial papers are said to be in private hands, although an agreement had been made by the trustees to transfer them to LAGANZ in the early 1990s when the club was dissolved.
2 folders
Catalogue headings: I. Parkinson, Phil II. Hindley, David III. Young, Gavin.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-072
WANGANUI Gay Rights Group
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formed in Wanganui in 1977 the group dissolved in 1984. The file includes a calendar of events, a couple of press releases and a set of newsletters.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Wanganui - Gay community.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-074
YOUNG Gays Group, Auckland
[Miscellaneous papers]
Established in 1981? the group worked closely with the University Gays Group, with a joint publication. The file includes leaflets.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. University Gays Group [Auckland]

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-075
DUNEDIN Gay Task Force
[Miscellaneous papers]
A short-lived group formed to campaign for the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 1985. The file comprises a few letters and leaflets.
Provenance: Mike Sukolski
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. 2. Homosexual law reform bill, 1985. I. Sukolski, Mike

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-076
GAYLINE, Dunedin
[Miscellaneous papers]
A counselling service operating in Dunedin. The file comprises copies of "The first 300" an analysis of calls received, by Mike Sukolski.
Provenance: Mike Sukolski.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay counseling - Dunedin. I. Sukolski, Mike

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-077
GAY Liberation Wellington
[Archives]
The group was formed on 16 July 1972, at first under the name Gay Liberation Front, Wellington. This successively split and remerged with the University Branch (later Gay Liberation VUW) in 1978. The group continued until 1980 then went into recess and never revived. It was also known as Wellington Gay Liberation. Groups established from it include Gay Aid. The archives include constitutions, membership lists, a MS history by Barry Neels, Minutes and other administrative papers, correspondence, press releases, circulars and files on special projects, such as candidate surveys.
Provenance: Gavin Young, Paul Smith and others.
24 folders
Catalogue headings: I. Gay Liberation Front, Wellington. I. Gay Liberation, VUW. III. Wellington Gay Liberation. IV. Gay Aid. V. Young, Gavin

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-078
PINK Triangle Publishing Collective
[Archives]
The archives include correspondence and financial records, with copies of some material submitted for publication in Pink Triangle.
7 wax boxes, not yet foldered or inventoried
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay press - New Zealand.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-079
NATIONAL Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand
[Archives]
The group was formed in 1977 and dissolved in 1984. The papers include constitutions, correspondences financial records, submissions etc.
12 wax boxes, not yet foldered or inventoried
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay activism - New Zealand.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-080
LESBIAN and Gay Rights Resource Centre
[Archives]
Formed in 1977 as the National Cay Rights Coalition Resource Centre, the Centre became independent in 1981. It later became the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand in 1995.
The archives include correspondence, constitutional and other papers. Correspondence to 1985 has been indexed. Inventory available.
17 Wax boxes, not yet foldered or inventoried
Catalogue headings: I. National Gay Rights Coalition of NZ. NGRC Resource Centre. II. Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-081
GAY Task Force [Wellington]
[Archives]
Formed in late 1984 to help passage of the projected Homosexual Law Reform Bill of Fran Wilde, the Task Force remained active after that, but the archives cover its activities up to August 1986. It survived as a shell after that. It was also known as the Wellington Gay Task Force.
6 wax boxes, not yet foldered or inventoried
Catalogue headings: I. Wellington Gay Task Force.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-082
O'REAGAN, Katherine
[Papers]
Papers associated with Human Rights Act, 1993. Duplicate set (donated by the Minister) of papers in officially deposited in Archives New Zealand, including draft legislation, correspondence, press releases, newstel logs, ministerial correspondence, lobbying and voting lists, Hansards, SOP'S & division lists, etc.
38 folders, not yet inventoried
Catalogue headings: 1 Human Rights Act 1993. 2. Sexual orientation - legislation - New Zealand. 3. Discrimination, Antigay - New Zealand.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-083
NEW ZEALAND Homosexual Law Reform Society
[Archives]
Formed in 1967 the society dissolved in 1987. The papers include correspondence, newsletters, subject files, submissions etc, assembled largely by Jack Goodwin.
An inventory is available.
5 Wax boxes, of folders with inventory
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. I. Goodwin, Jack

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-084
BURNETT, Bruce
[Personal Papers]
The papers consist largely of subject files related to his interests and to his work on AIDS, the Shanti Project and the AIDS Support Network.
1 wax box Acc. No. 86-040
Catalogue headings: 1. HIV epidemic - New Zealand. 2. People with AIDS - New Zealand. I. AIDS Support Network.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-085
HILL, Christopher M.
[Personal papers]
The papers include material relating to the Gay Christian Movement, Campaign Against Moral Persecution, Western Australia, and the New Zealand Homosexual Law Reform Society.
4 wax boxes Acc. No. 86-034
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Christian Movement 2. Campaign Against Moral Persecution, Western Australia. 3. New Zealand Homosexual Law Reform Society.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-086
MASTERS, Christopher J.
[Personal papers]
These papers consist largely of material about Christopher Isherwood and his works, with newsclippings and bibliographic lists. Chris Masters later became an Anglican Franciscan monk as Brother Aaron
Small carton, unsorted Acc. No. 86-037
Catalogue headings: 1. Isherwood, Christopher. I. Aaron (Brother)

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-087
YOUNG, Hugh
[Personal papers]
The papers include correspondence with members of Parliament over the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 1985-86, personal correspondence with newspapers, newspaper clippings, ephemera, submission on the bill, material prepared for HUG (Heterosexuals Unafraid of Gays), NZ Homosexual Law Reform Society material, material on religious bigotry and AIDS.
2 small cartons, unsorted Acc no. 86-036.
Catalogue headings: I.HUG: Heterosexuals Unafraid of Gays. II. New Zealand Homosexual Law Reform Society.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-088
MADARASZ, Judith
[Personal Papers]
The papers include materials relating to her involvement in National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand, Feminist Lesbians and Gays, Gay Liberation Wellington, NZ Homosexual Law Reform Society etc. and include newsletters, press releases clippings and some correspondence.
2 small cartons unsorted Acc. No. 87-010
Catalogue headings: I. National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand. II. Feminist Lesbians and Gays III. Gay Liberation Wellington. IV. New Zealand Homosexual Law Reform Society.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-089
WYATT, Michael
[Personal Papers]
These papers include copies of NZ Homosexual Law Reform Society materials and miscellaneous pamphlets with notes for his paper on 'Gays and Libraries' published in New Zealand Libraries 1978.
1 small carton unsorted Acc. No. 86-035
Catalogue headings: I. New Zealand Homosexual Law Reform Society.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-090
Not yet accessioned: Legal papers re Hawthorne v. New Zealand Lotteries Grants Board

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-091
PARKINSON, Phil
[Personal Papers relating to work with New Zealand AIDS Foundation]
Inventory available
7 wax boxes containing 162 folders
Catalogue headings: I. Lesbian and Gay Rights Resource Centre.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-092
YOUNG, Gavin
[Personal papers]
These relate to the submissions to the Human Rights Commission from the National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand, and the involvement of the NGRC in the 1978 general election, including the survey of candidates.
2 wax boxes, unsorted. Acc. No. 87-008, 87-009
Catalogue headings: I. National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand. II. New Zealand Human Rights Commission.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-093
LOGAN, Bill
[Personal papers]
Papers relating to his work in the Gay Task Force, Gay Switchboard, NZ Homosexual Law Reform Society, AIDS Support Network and NZ AIDS Foundation, including some restricted material.
4 boxes unsorted Acc. No. 86-038, 87-004
Catalogue headings: I. Gay Task Force. II. Gay Switchboard [Wellington] III. New Zealand Homosexual Law Reform Society. IV. AIDS Support Network. V. New Zealand AIDS Foundation.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-094
ROCK of Life Ministries.
[Ephemera]
Material from the group established in Christchurch ca. 1989. Most of this ephemera was produced
from material supplied by "Love in Action" from San Rafael, California.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Ex gays - New Zealand 2. Ex-gays - California. I. Love in Action.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-095
DUFF, Robin
[Personal Papers]
Papers concerning his candidacy for the Values Party in the 1978 General Election, with speech notes, manifestos, ephemera and some letters.
2 wax boxes, unsorted. Acc. No. 86-039
Catalogue headings: 1. Political candidates - New Zealand. I. New Zealand Values Party

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-096
SUTTON, Ross
[Personal Papers]
Papers concerning efforts to get the New Zealand National Party to support homosexual law reform, with letters and material from NZ Homosexual Law Reform Society.
1 folder Acc. No. 87-003
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. I. New Zealand National Party II. New Zealand Homosexual Law Reform Society

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-097
MAXWELL, Roger
[Set of submissions on Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 1985]
An incomplete set of submissions, some of them annotated. Maxwell (M.P. for Taranaki) was a member of the Statutes Revision Committee which sat on the Bill in 1985.
6 small cartons Acc. No. 87-013 Note: this set is NOT available for students doing WISC at VUW.
Catalogue headings: 1. Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 1985 - Submissions.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-098
KEALL, Judy
[Set of submissions on the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 1985]
Judy Keall (M.P. for Glenfleld) was an active member of the Statutes Revision Committee and of the Justice and Law Reform Committee which sat on the Bill. The submissions are annotated
4 wax boxes (= 10 cartons) This is the master set, not for WISC use. Acc. No. 87-014
Catalogue headings: I. Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 1985 - Submissions.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-099
AIDS Advisory Committee
[Working papers]
Agendas, minutes and working papers of the Ministerial Advisory Committee (copies), obtained for the Gay Task Force under the Official Information Act.
1 wax box, unsorted Acc. No. 87-015
Catalogue headings: 1. HIV Epidemic -New Zealand. I. Gay Task Force

 

 




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