An in-depth wrap-up of the 16th World Games for the Deaf in Christchurch, 7-17 January 1989.
The New Zealand Deaf Amateur Sports Association formally announces the New Zealand team for the 16th World Games for the Deaf to be held in Christchurch 1989. The team was the largest ever to represent New Zealand at a World Games for the Deaf event.
Auckland Deaf Society’s annual picnic at Long Bay where members compete in the 100m sprint (and fake starts!) and the boys show off their bodybuilding moves.
An action filled evening at ADS with a Deaf modelling show followed by an Auckland Deaf Drag Queen contest and finally a derby race competition!
A Deaf Drama group perfoms 'A Visit to Kiwiland' at Kelston with supporting acts by the Sign Singers. The evening fundraised $766.00 towards the purchase of a TTY and to sponsor two pupils from Kelston to attend the World Deaf Games in Christchurch 1989.