1951 Wellington

NZ Deaf Sports Convention, Wellington 1951. The first Deaf Sports Convention to be videotaped.

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Table tennis teams. Back: Wellington Deaf Society team. Middle: Auckland Deaf Society team. Front: Christchurch Deaf Club team.

The three table tennis teams from Auckland Deaf Society, Wellington Deaf Society, and Christchurch Deaf Club, of where Auckland won by 12 matches; Wellington by 6 matches; and Christchurch by 6 matches.

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    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    Travelling to Wellington for NZ Deaf Sports Convention, 1951

    A group of Auckland Deaf travel to and from Wellington for the New Zealand Deaf Sports Convention during Labour Weekend, 1951.