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  1. 1987
    Video — Donated by Television New Zealand Archive Image of Television New Zealand Archive

    'Spot On' visits a Deaf basketball training session

    The educational TV series ‘Spot On’, visits a Deaf basketball training session to catch up with Royce Flynn and Megan Mansfield, and understand how the sport is played by Deaf athletes, and controlled by a Deaf referee.

  2. 1992
    Video — Donated by Rodney Roberts Image of Rodney Roberts

    Second National Deaf Sevens tournament

    The second National Deaf Sevens tournament was held at the Linton Military Camp, located just south of Palmerston North, where the Central boys won a points-based competition.

  3. 1991
    Video — Donated by Rodney Roberts Image of Rodney Roberts

    Good old fashioned fun at the Christchurch Deaf Society’s picnic

    Footage of the 1991 Christchurch Deaf Society's picnic day held at Spencer Park. On a progressively windy day the local Deaf community gathered to enjoy traditional Deaf community games including tug-of-war, egg throwing, welly throwing, and some less common games such as a dress-up relay.

  4. 1988
    Video — Donated by Tony Clews Image of Tony Clews

    First Deaf rugby league game between Australia and New Zealand in Sydney

    Historic first rugby league game between New Zealand and Australia, which took place in Sydney 1988 (Henson Park, Newton). Australia won 16–6.

  5. 1976
    Video — Donated by Deaf Society of Canterbury Image of Deaf Society of Canterbury

    Dunedin vs Christchurch: Indoor Bowls at Christchurch Deaf Club

    Dunedin and Christchurch battle it out at the Christchurch Deaf Club’s Armagh Street hall during winter where the mountain ranges around Christchurch are covered with snow!

  6. 1991
    Video — Donated by Deaf Society of Canterbury Image of Deaf Society of Canterbury

    'An Oriental Evening': Golf Club fundraiser

    The Christchurch Golf Club hosts a fundraiser at the Armagh Street Clubrooms, organising a social evening - with participants encouraged to come in Chinese Fancy Dress. Origami folding and calligraphy were some of the games on the night. Watch to see who won the compulsory fancy-dress parade!

  7. 1993
    Video — Donated by Deaf Society of Canterbury Image of Deaf Society of Canterbury

    A Friday evening at Christchurch Deaf Society

    Members hustle and bustle around the Deaf Club’s kitchen on a Friday evening, taking care of orders, cooking, and payments - back in the days when meals were $5.00 and cans were only $1!

  8. 1994
    Video — Donated by Deaf Society of Canterbury Image of Deaf Society of Canterbury

    Japanese Deaf group visits Christchurch Deaf Club

    It's a Friday evening and the Christchurch Deaf Club is where its happening! A tour group of 24 Deaf Japanese visitors make CDC a must-visit on their New Zealand itinerary.

  9. 1988
    Video — Donated by Tony Clews Image of Tony Clews

    Rugby league: NSW Deaf vs New Zealand Deaf Kiwis

    As a warm-up in preparation for their upcoming game vs the Australian Deaf rugby league team, the Deaf Kiwis play against the NSW Deaf rugby league team on 4 June 1988. The game was won by NSW, 18–8.

  10. 1990
    Video — Donated by Tony Clews Image of Tony Clews

    Australian Deaf Rugby League Team: New Zealand Tour

    A homemade Sydney documentary on the Australian Deaf Rugby league team’s tour of New Zealand in 1990 from preparation, the tour, the tests, and triumphant return home.

  11. 1990
    Video — Donated by Rodney Roberts Image of Rodney Roberts

    Kiwis vs Roos: Deaf Rugby League

    Footage of rugby league training, haka practice, game planning, changing room preparations, and actual game footage of all three matches between the Deaf Kiwis and Australian teams, and even a visit to the hospital for an injured Kiwi player!

  12. 1987
    Video — Donated by Deaf Society of Canterbury Image of Deaf Society of Canterbury

    Basketball finals pull in the crowds at the NZ Deaf Games, Christchurch 1987

    The popular basketball programme was hosted over two days at Cowles Stadium with footage coverage of the Manawatu and Christchurch ladies competing for the Otago Deaf Society Cup, which Manawatu won (19-15). The winner of the Cunliffe Memorial Cup (men’s) went to Christchurch, with the runner up Wellington (63-56).