The New Zealand Homosexual Law Reform Act is a law that legalised consensual sex between men aged 16 and older. It removed the provisions of the . Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people have the same rights as other people the first New Zealand organisation for homosexual men. The British Homosexual Law Reform Society provided legal assistance to the society.
The Homosexual Law Reform Bill took 16 months to pass through Parliament and was rarely off the pages of the newspapers during that time. Champions of the bill that reformed New Zealand's homosexuality law remember the battle.
Labour's Fran Wilde drove Homosexual Law Reform in the 80s - for her efforts she got faeces in her letterbox. Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga. Image: Homosexual Law Reform Bill Passed · Homosexual Law Reform Bill Passed. Archives New.