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  1. 1990
    Video — Donated by Victoria University of Wellington Image of Victoria University of Wellington

    Miss Auckland Deaf Beauty Queen Contest

    Amateur footage of the Miss Auckland Deaf Beauty Queen Contest held at the Auckland Deaf Centre 1990.

  2. 1993
    Video — Donated by Television New Zealand Archive Image of Television New Zealand Archive

    Sounds or Silence?

    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.

  3. 1990
    Video — Donated by Richard Hay Image of Richard Hay

    Miss Deaf Auckland!

    The Auckland Deaf community gathers for the Miss Deaf Auckland competition, organised by Adrienne Killen. The top three are selected to represent Auckland in the upcoming Miss Deaf New Zealand pageant.