Sue Penman

Trans-Tasman Deaf Games: Opening Ceremony and sports

1979
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Coverage of the Trans-Tasman Deaf Games, Lincoln College, Christchurch, 10 January 1979, including the Australia Deaf Sports team arriving Christchurch airport. The Australian team along with several Christchurch Deaf visit Sumner School for the Deaf.

Games between the Australian and Christchurch teams included lawn bowls, basketball, cheerleading, table-tennis, powhiri, and badminton.

A traditional Maori wero greats the athletes on arrival and opens the Games.

Donated by Sue Penman
Produced by Sue Penman
Original format 8mm 400ft
Sponsored By Greg Hewgill, Shane Farrow