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NZ Deaf Sports Convention 1955 – Christchurch

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Rugby Park in Christchurch hosted the New Zealand Deaf Sports Convention in 1955. A very popular annual event, bringing the Deaf community together from all over New Zealand. Events are varied, including shot put, relay sprint (North vs South), long jump, and valiant attempts at the triple-jump.

Some impressive uniforms, including a very dapper spectator!

Donated by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision
Produced by Leslie Barratt
Sponsored By Otago Deaf Society