Kōrero: Men and women in the city

Raiding brothels

Until 2003 soliciting was illegal, and police occasionally raided brothels to arrest prostitutes. One such raid occurred in Auckland in 1993, and police seized condoms to be used as evidence. As a result brothel owners were reluctant to keep condoms on their premises. In this clip Auckland Prostitutes Collective co-ordinator Bridget Galvin talks about the impact on sex workers.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Brett Phibbs

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Sound file from Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, Radio New Zealand collection. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision (Prostitution - Auckland/ID 10405).

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Caroline Daley, 'Men and women in the city - Nights, sex and love', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/speech/24619/raiding-brothels (accessed 29 November 2023)

He kōrero nā Caroline Daley, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010