An insight into the teaching and learning of those involved in the first sign language interpreting course in New Zealand 1985.
Dan Levitt’s work on the first NZSL dictionary in 1985 popularised the name, ‘New Zealand Sign Language’. In this news segment, Dan describes the different between the English Signing System and NZSL.
A look at the work of the New Zealand Association of the Deaf, presented by Judy Bailey.
The Sign Language Interpreting course graduation ceremony September 1985, after 14 weeks training.
Footage by Sue Penman, of members of the Deaf community and their families attending the centenary celebrations at Sumner School for the Deaf, and taking a tour of the school.
A collection of clips from the ‘News Review’ programme 1987-1991.
National Foundation for the Deaf produce a promotional video explaining their role and the purpose of their member organisations.
News Review features Stephen Leach, an Auckland Deaf student studying at Gallaudet College (now Gallaudet University).
The ceremony and speeches to open McHattie House, used as the national office for NZAD.