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.
An in-depth wrap-up of the 16th World Games for the Deaf in Christchurch, 7-17 January 1989.
The Auckland Deaf Society Netball team celebrates their 25th Jubilee in April, 2000.
Inside Out produces a programme about New Zealand Sign Language, its value to the Deaf community as well as its artistic forms.
Opening ceremony and events at the 16th World Games for the Deaf, Christchurch 1989.
News Review coverage of the 16th World Games for the Deaf in Christchurch 1989.
Signed version of the NZAD newsletter in March 1993.
A montage celebrating Wallace Williams’ life and his contribution to the Auckland Deaf community.
Handheld footage from the stadium shows the closing ceremony of the 16th World Games for the Deaf held in Christchurch. Athletes parade into the stadium to witness closing speeches with their family and fans looking on.
'See What I Mean' presents two real-life stories: the story of a family who were all born Deaf, and a journalist who loses her hearing. It offers positive advice about hearing loss as well as celebrating the New Zealand Deaf community.
In the early 1990s, due to a breakthrough in technology, cochlear implants were starting to become the norm. The Deaf community worldwide viewed cochlear implants as a device that disregarded the need for access to sign language. Others considered such devices a miracle. In 1993, ‘60 Minutes’ investigated this controversial topic in New Zealand.