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Lew Pryme - Welcome to my World

Television (Full Length) – 1990

He brought a new pizazz to the spectacle of Eden Park. No longer did you go along and watch brass bands (with respect to brass bands). Lew changed the whole thing to a day's family entertainment.
– All Black Grant Fox
We know that instead of planning on another 20 or 30 years, that we have to fit that into the next three to five years. And so every day when you get up you make a concerted effort to enjoy yourself.
– Lew's partner Jeffrey, on living with AIDS
I don't think so ... that might be an indictment on New Zealand attitudes still. There's a generation out there that's still very prejudiced, still very jaundiced. I think I would have the support of one or town people and that support I would truly appreciate ... but, no, I don't think so.
– Pryme, when asked if he thinks he would've had his Auckland Rugby Union executive role if he was publicly out as gay