Friday 10th March, 10am–3pm
Amokura, Level 4, Te Papa
2023 marks the 40th anniversary of the first recorded cases of HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa. Whakawhanaunga with the people and stories from selected blocks of the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt.
Hear Quilt contributors and kaitiaki, HIV and AIDS activists, and community leaders kōrero to some of the histories of the Quilt, HIV and AIDS in Aotearoa, and how we can continue challenging HIV stigma and discrimination today.
Featuring Welby Ings, Michael Bancroft, Chanel Hati, Bill Logan, Jane Bruning, and speakers from the Positive Speakers’ Bureau. There will be opportunities to leave your own response or memorial and learn more about the Quilt project throughout the day.
Further information about the quilt, and a list of those who are represented is available on the New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt website.