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Gay lobby, 1970s

Gay rights march, New Zealand
Gay rights march, New Zealand 1978, Photographer unknown, courtesy of Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand (LAGANZ Collection, LAGANZ-MS-Papers-0607-087)

Throughout the 1970s, the New Zealand gay-rights movement lobbied the government, demanding that homosexuality be legalised. But its efforts failed to bring about change.

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