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MS Papers List

001-049

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-001
CAMPAIGN for Homosexual Equality (CHE)
[Archives, 1975-1985]
Established in Christchurch in 1975, CHE moved to Wellington in 1980. The archives came to the LGRRC via Gavin Young. Most of the papers 1985-86 were destroyed in the arson of 11 September 1986.
Contents: Constitutions, Membership lists, correspondence, etc.
14 folders.
Catalogue headings: 1. Young, Gavin

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-002
ACCEPT: Human Rights for Homosexuals.
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formed in Nelson in 1985 ACCEPT was active in the campaign for the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 1985.
1 Folder of material. Acc. No. 86-046
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. 2. Homosexual law reform bill, 1985.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-003
ALLIANCE Group
[Archives]
Formed in Dunedin in 1977 the Group became the Otago Gay Equality Society in 1978.
Provenance of these papers unknown, probably from Kevin Green or Chris Masters.
1 folder.
Catalogue headings: 1. Otago Gay Equality Society. 2. Green, Kevin Herbert

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-004
AUCKLAND Gay Men's Alternative Co-operative
[Miscellaneous papers.]
Provenance unknown. Date unknown. Bruce Burnett was involved in the co-operative.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1.Burnett, Bruce.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-005
AUCKLAND Gay Rights Activists
[Archives]
The group was established in 1978 and dissolved in 1980. The papers include Minutes, correspondence, press releases, etc. Leading people in the group were Graham Underhill, Peter Shanks and Peter Wall.
Provenance unknown, possibly from Graham Underhill.
3 folders.
Catalogue headings: 1. Underhill, Graham. 2. Wall, Peter

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-006
AUCKLAND Gay Social Club
[Miscellaneous papers]
Established in February 1977 the Club became the Laetus Social Club in March 1978. It was also known as Gay Social Club. The papers, of unknown provenance include circulars of coming events.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Social Club. 2. Laetus Social Club.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-007
AUCKLAND Gay Task Force [1985-6]
[Miscellaneous papers]
Reformed in 1985 to campaign for the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 1985, the group was related to the Equality Bill Campaign q.v.
The papers consist of press releases and publicity issued by the group. The principal spokesperson for the group was Peter Wall.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Equality Bill Campaign. 2. Peter Wall

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-008
AUCKLAND Gay Welfare Group
[Miscellaneous papers]
Established in 1975, the group became Auckland Gay/Lesbian Welfare Group in 1984?
Provenance unknown.
1 folder.
Catalogue headings: 1. Auckland Gay/Lesbian Welfare Group

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-009
AUCKLAND Gay/Lesbian Welfare Group
[Miscellaneous papers]
The group was earlier known as the Auckland Gay Welfare Group. The papers include Minutes of meetings 1986-, and copies of newsletters.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Auckland Gay Welfare Group

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-010
AQUARIUS Inc.
[Miscellaneous papers]
Aquarius was a social club established in the late 1960s which continued until ca. 1978. The papers include its Rules and a few newsletters and circulars. Provenance unknown.
1 folder.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay social clubs - Auckland

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-011
BEFRIEND
[Miscellaneous papers]
Established in Christchurch in 1976 as a "cell-group" of Campaign for Homosexual Equality, the group was earlier known as Gays-An and was one of the earliest counselling services in Christchurch.
The papers comprise a few letters. Provenance unknown, probably from Robin Duff.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Campaign for Homosexual Equality. 2. Gays-An. 3. Duff, Robin

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-012
CLUB 69
[Miscellaneous Papers]
Formed in 1975? as a social club by Robin Duff. The papers comprise a Constitution and circulars. Provenance: Robin Duff?
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Duff, Robin

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-013
COLLECTIVE Catering Services Ltd
[Miscellaneous papers]
This gay owned business operated by Rolf Feijan, of the Dutch Kiwi restaurant, proposed to form an Auckland Gay Community Centre, but lacking financial support it gave up ca. 1981. The papers comprise the proposal to form the community centre, and a profit and loss account.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Feijan, Rolf. 2. Auckland Gay Community Centre.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-014
COMMITTEE to Oppose Persecution
[Miscellaneous papers]
The group was formed within Gay Liberation Wellington in Jan.-Feb.1977 in response to scandals involving allegations of homosexuality against Members of Parliament. The papers include a leaflet, press release, poster and a few letters. Provenance unknown, probably GLW papers.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Liberation Wellington

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-015
The CORE Inc.
[Miscellaneous papers]
The Core is the incorporated society which operated the Lambda Gay Community Centre in Christchurch. The papers include the Rules and a leaflet. Provenance: probably Hugh Gaw.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1.Lambda Gay Community Centre, Christchurch.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-016
DORIAN Society, Christchurch
[Miscellaneous papers]
Established in May 1975, the Society is a social club for gay men. The papers include the rules, by laws, annual reports, minutes a few letters and a small collection of posters and notices, as well as copies of newsletters. Provenance: various sources.
2 folders
Catalogue headings: Gay social Clubs - Christchurch

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-017
JOHNSTON, Kathleen
[Personal papers]
Mainly ephemera relating to sexual law reform and antidiscrimination legislation and sexual politics ca. 1975-1983.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Lesbian-feminism. 2. Antidiscrimination legislation - New Zealand. 3. Sexual law reform - New Zealand.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-018
AUCKLAND Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Group.
[Correspondence, 1990-1991]
Collection of copies of letters to and from Members of Parliament relating to the Human Rights Commission Amendment Bill, 1990.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Human Rights Commission Amendment Bill, 1990. 2. Antidiscrimination legislation - New Zealand.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-019
EROS Northland
[Miscellaneous papers]
A gay social club established in Whangarei in 1976, the group was provisionally named "The 'G' Club." The papers comprise copies of the club newsletter, probably obtained through Welby Ings.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1.G Club. 2. Gay Social clubs - Whangerei. I. Ings, Welby

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-020
FRIENDS Computer Dating Service
[Miscellaneous papers]
The service was to be established in Auckland and Wellington, but appears to have been short-lived. The papers comprise a form and circular.
1 folder
Catalogue headings:

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-021
GAY-AID, Wellington
[Miscellaneous papers]
Gay-Aid was established as a phone counselling service in March 1973 by Barry Neels and [name withheld]. The papers (from Barry Neels) include a leaflet, a history of the group, contact lists, analysis of calls 1974-75 and papers relating to a welfare seminar in 1977.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Neels, Barry

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-022
GAY Broadcasting Collective (GAY BC)
[Miscellaneous papers]
A gay radio collective formed in 1985. Papers consist of scripts for programmes by Phil Parkinson. Tapes of some programmes are in the LAGANZ audiotape Collection.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Parkinson, Phil. 2. Gay B C.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-023
GAYLINE
[Miscellaneous papers]
A gay telephone counselling service established in Christchurch. The papers include a leaflet with its Code, programmes and circulars for the Gay Welfare Conference, 1977.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay counselling - Christchurch. I. Gay Welfare Conference, 1977.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-024
GAYS in Education [Auckland]
[Miscellaneous papers]
A group established by Nigel Pearson in 1980? which dissolved in Jan. 1982. The papers include newsletters, a leaflet and a few letters. Further correspondence relating to the group is in Pearson's papers in LAGANZ q.v.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Pearson, Nigel

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-025
GAY Community Centre, Wellington
[Archives]
The Centre was established as a drop-in in 1979 and ceased operating when its building was demolished in 1987. It was associated with the Gay Switchboard and accommodated various other groups from time to time. The archives include bank statements, correspondence, advertising records and papers concerning premises.
2 folders, deposited by the Trustees.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Switchboard, Wellington

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-026
GAY Health Workers Alliance
[Miscellaneous papers]
A group established in 1979 and dissolved in 1980. The papers include a pamphlet, a circular to members and some correspondence with the National Gay Rights Coalition of NZ, concerning membership. There is also a newsletter. Provenance unknown.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. National Gay Rights Coalition of NZ

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-027
GAY Information Centre, Christchurch
[Miscellaneous papers]
The group was established in July 1980. The papers include copies of circulars and newsletters and diaries of events. Provenance unknown.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: #

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-028
GAY Liberation Auckland Inc.
[Archives]
Formed out of Gay Liberation Front Auckland in 1973 the group continued until 1977. The papers include constitutional papers, circulars and information sheets, Minutes and correspondence 1973-1977, copies of its publications and accounts. Provenance: mixed but largely through David Russell.
4 folders
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Liberation Front, Auckland. 2. Russell, David

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-029
GAY Liberation Front, Auckland
[Miscellaneous papers]
Established in 1972 the group became Gay Liberation Auckland Inc. in 1973. The papers include leaflets and copies of newsletters. Provenance: probably via David Russell.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Liberation Auckland Inc. 2. Russell, David

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-030
GAY Liberation Front, Christchurch
[Archives]
Established in 1972, the group continued until about 1978. The archives include Manifestos, correspondence 1972-78, financial records, ephemera and newsletters and a study of the group by John Wooles. For a second collection see #
Provenance unknown, probably Robin Duff.
7 folders
Catalogue headings: 1. Wooles, John 2. Duff, Robin

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-031
GAY and Lesbian Information Centre, Dunedin
[Miscellaneous papers]
The GLIC was a short-lived group established about August 1983 which was absorbed by the Otago Gay and Lesbian Welfare Council in 1984. The papers include a questionnaire and assessment form.
Provenance : probably Michael Wittbrock?
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Otago Gay and Lesbian Welfare Council.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-032
GAY Liberation Waikato
[Miscellaneous papers]
The papers are meagre and include a leaflet and copies of a few letters only. Provenance:?
1 folder
Catalogue headings:#

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-033
GAY Liberation Nelson
[Miscellaneous papers]
The group was established in March 1974. The papers include leaflets and one letter.
1 folder
Catalogue headings:#

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-034
GAY Liberation Taranaki
[Miscellaneous papers]
Sometimes called Gay Liberation Front, Taranaki, the group became the Taranaki Gay Society. All the papers have been transferred to other files, but the number is being left in case anything turns up. There are newsletters in the serials collection.
1 folder
Catalogue headings:#

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-035
GAY Rights of Waikato
[Miscellaneous papers]
Established in 1978, the group dissolved in 1980. Prominent members included Judith Madarasz (q.v.) and Welby Ings. The papers include results of a candidate survey, 1978, letters, press statements and circulars.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Madarasz, Judith 2. Ings, Welby

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-036
GAY Publishing Collective
[Archives]
Established in 1975, the Collective was the publisher of New Zealand Gay News, which was superseded by Out in 1977. The papers include constitutions, agendas and minutes of meetings, newsletters, submissions, correspondence, financial records, mailing lists, and papers concerning the sale of the magazine to Lawrence Publishing.
Provenance: David Russell
2 folders
Catalogue headings: #

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-037
GAY Task Force, Auckland
[Archives]
Also known as the Auckland Gay Task Force, this group was established in 1980 after a police raid on a gay sauna. Charged with drafting a law reform bill, it became the Equality Bill Campaign q.v. The papers are of unknown provenance and consist mainly of circulars and press releases.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Equality Bill Campaign. 2. Auckland Gay Task Force.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-038
GAY Teachers Union
[Miscellaneous papers]
Also known as the Gay Teachers and Students Union, the group was established in 1976 and became Gays in Education, Christchurch in 1981. The principal person involved was Robin Duff. The papers, probably from Robin Duff include circulars, a leaflet, newsletters, the 1976 report and two letters.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Teachers and Students Union. 2. Gays in Education. I. Duff, Robin

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-039
GAY University Students Society (GUSS)
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formerly known as University of Canterbury Gay Activists Society, the group was established in Christchurch about 1973. The papers include minutes and circulars.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. University of Canterbury Gay Activists Society.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-040
ter BORG, Theo
[Personal papers]
Includes ephemera and some letters of the Auckland gay activist, and papers of organisations he belonged to e.g. Auckland Gay/Lesbian Welfare and the Isherwood Trust.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Auckland Gay / Lesbian Welfare. 2. Isherwood Trust.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-041
HAWKES Bay Gay Society Inc.
[Miscellaneous papers]
The Society was established as a social club in Feb. 1977 and dissolved in 1985. The papers include the Constitution and Rules, a library list, annual reports, some correspondence and newsletters. The archives of the society were largely destroyed when it dissolved. The most prominent person connected with it was Bill Morrison.
2 folders
Catalogue headings: 1.Morrison, Bill

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-042
HEDESTHIA Inc
[Miscellaneous papers]
An organisation for transvestites and transsexuals, Hedesthia was founded by Christine Young, and after his death was been continued by Susan Xtabay. The papers include leaflets and some ephemera, with copies of the newsletters S.E.L.F. (Sisters Expressing Limited Femininity) and Transscribe.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Transvestites - New Zealand. 2. Transsexuals - New Zealand. I. Young, Christine II. Xtabay, Susan III. Transscribe (title).

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-043
HOMOSEXUAL Electoral and Legislative Lobby (HELL)
[Miscellaneous papers]
This feigned organisation existed for the purposes of a couple of media events. The file consists of a leaflet. It is believed to have been an idea of Kevin Green's.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: I. Green, Kevin Herbert

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-044
Te HUTHY Club
[Miscellaneous papers]
This group may have formed out of Eros Northland (in Whangarei) and was led by Joey Yorke. It appears to have been a short-lived social contact club. The acronym HUTHY stands for "Help us to help you". The file consists of a circular and a newsletter. Provenance unknown.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Help us to help you. I. Yorke, Joey

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-045
LESBIANS and Gays Against Racism
[Miscellaneous papers]
Formed by David Bisman and Rob Lake at the time of the Springbok tour in September 1981, this organisation was ephemeral. The papers comprise a proposed constitution, the Minutes of the inaugural meeting and a letter.
folder
Catalogue headings: I. Bisman, David II. Lake, Rob.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-046
LESBIAN Centre, Wellington
[Miscellaneous papers]
The Centre was established in the 1970s and folded about 1984. The file comprises three press releases from 1981.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay social clubs - Wellington.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-047
LESBIAN Legal Advisory Committee
[Miscellaneous papers]
The group was established in 1980? The file comprises a Submission and letter to the Minister of Justice, and a statement on child custody.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Child custody - New Zealand.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-048
LESBIAN/GAY Media Collective
[Miscellaneous papers]
Established in Wellington on 30 March 1981 apparently by Peter Nowland, the group later merged with the Pink Triangle Publishing Collective in 1982. The papers comprise a leaflet, a draft constitution and events notices.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: I. Pink Triangle Publishing Collective I. Nowland, Peter

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-049
LESBIAN Mothers Defence Fund
[Miscellaneous papers]
The group was established by Yoka Neumann in 1980. The papers include submissions on legislation, publications lists, leaflets, copies of letters and miscellaneous articles.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1.Gay parents - New Zealand. I. Neumann, Yoka

 

 




Last updated: 17/02/08

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