1. 1989
    Donated by Richard Hay Image of Richard Hay

    Annual Picnic at Long Bay 1989

    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.

  2. 2000
    Donated by Shona McGhie Image of Shona McGhie

    ADS Basketball Club 50th Jubilee

    The Auckland Deaf Society Basketball Club celebrate their ‘Golden’ Anniversary, their 50th anniversary, at the ADS Balmoral clubrooms where people share their memories of being involved in the basketball club.

  3. 1998
    Donated by Dorothy Jones Image of Dorothy Jones

    First Test: New Zealand Deaf vs Australia Deaf Netball

    The grit! The determination! The hours of practice! Finally it’s game day for the first Deaf Netball New Zealand versus Australia in Manawatu. Watch highlights of the gameplay followed by expert post-match analysis and limbo shenanigans at MDS. Good times.

  4. 2000
    Donated by Rodney Roberts Image of Rodney Roberts

    Central Zone holds onto the Shield!

    Footage of all three men's games of the 2000 National Deaf Rugby Championships at the Canterbury Rugby League Stadium, combined into one clip. Includes pre-match Deaf cheerleading display.

  5. 2003
    Donated by DEAFinitely Youth Group Image of DEAFinitely Youth Group

    The first Wallace Williams Comedy Evening kicks off!

    The first ever Wallace Williams Comedy Evening kicks off in 2003, as a fundraiser for Deaf Youth to attend the WFD Congress in Montreal, Canada.

  6. 1993
    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.

  7. 1988
    Donated by Television New Zealand Archive Image of Television New Zealand Archive

    Deaf young actor on 'Strangers'

    'Strangers' was a TVNZ-produced drama series, including one Deaf character played by 7-year-old Sonia Pivac. This short documentary is a brief look behind the scenes of the filming process.

  8. 1989
    Donated by Deaf Aotearoa Image of Deaf Aotearoa

    National Foundation for the Deaf promotional video

    National Foundation for the Deaf produce a promotional video explaining their role and the purpose of their member organisations.

  9. 1996
    Donated by Allan Richardson Image of Allan Richardson

    Summer Deaf Youth Camp

    Comprehensive footage of the participants and activities at the 1996 Summer Deaf Youth Camp in Otaki.

  10. 1995
    Donated by Allan Richardson Image of Allan Richardson

    Northern Deaf Youth Camp

    Coverage of the participants and activities enojoyed at the 1995 Northern Deaf Youth Camp in Lake Whakamaru, Waikato.

  11. 2000
    Donated by Janice and Gary Howard Image of Janice and Gary Howard

    ADS Netball Club's 25th Jubilee

    The Auckland Deaf Society Netball team celebrates their 25th Jubilee in April, 2000.