Following the potential closure of St Dominic's, parents express their concerns at a community meeting for their deaf children’s future if they were to be mainstreamed into a local school.
In 1987, News Review became the first New Zealand programme to incorporate NZSL in its production. The show ceased in 1991 and to date, there has not been a similar programme using Deaf presenters or NZSL in full.
The Sign Singers perform the famous carol 'Silent Night' for the Stars on Sunday programme.
A look at the work of the New Zealand Association of the Deaf, presented by Judy Bailey.
The Sign Singers tour the South Island for Deaf Awareness in 1984, and are invited to perform on ‘In South Tonight’ while in Dunedin.
A collection of clips from the ‘News Review’ programme 1987-1991.
A day in the life of Gareth Griffiths, a ten year old Deaf boy.
The Sign Singers perform the song 'I Hear Your Hand' for the Stars on Sunday programme.
The Sign Singers perform 'Oh What a Beautiful Day' broadcast on Stars on Sunday in February 1983.
Inside Out produces a programme about New Zealand Sign Language, its value to the Deaf community as well as its artistic forms.
The Sign Singers perform the song 'Born Free' broadcast on Stars on Sunday in June 1982.
The Sign Singers perform ‘You’re My Sunshine’ at the 1985 Telethon.
The Sign Singers perform the hit song 'Sailing' broadcast on Stars on Sunday in May 1982. Ian Watkins, introduces the group by saying “…and I’m delighted to welcome back to the programme the deaf sign singers.”
The Sign Singers perform 'Harmony' broadcast on Stars on Sunday in February 1983. They are introduced in sign language, in one of the first examples of a non-Deaf person signing on prime time television.
The popular Sign Singers are the first act to perform at the 1981 Telethon Live at the Auckland Town Hall.