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  1. 2000
    Video — 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.

  2. 1995
    Video — Donated by Allan Richardson Image of Allan Richardson

    Northern Deaf Youth Camp 1995

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

  3. 1996
    Video — Donated by Allan Richardson Image of Allan Richardson

    Summer Deaf Youth Camp 1996

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

  4. 2006
    Video — Donated by Dan Hanks Image of Dan Hanks

    Mardi Gras celebrations

    Auckland Deaf Society, about to close for a total building redevelopment, hosts a final social event: a Mardi Gras at the Deaf Club.

  5. 1988
    Video — 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.

  6. 1988
    Video — Donated by Television New Zealand Archive Image of Television New Zealand Archive

    Spot On interview of Deaf actor in 'Strangers'

    'Strangers' was a TVNZ-produced drama series for children, with one Deaf character played by 7-year-old Sonia Pivac. Reporter Phil Keoghan, from ‘Spot On’, interviews Sonia about being the only Deaf actor in the drama.

  7. 2009
    Video — Donated by Sonia Pivac Image of Sonia Pivac

    Deaf protest against Advance Centre closure

    Deaf protest against shutting down the Advance Centre, a tertiary support centre for Deaf and hearing impaired students in the Auckland region.

  8. 1990
    Video — Donated by Richard Hay Image of Richard Hay

    Annual Picnic at Long Bay 1990

    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.

  9. 1992
    Video — Donated by Point of View Productions Image of Point of View Productions

    'See What I Mean'

    '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.

  10. 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.

  11. 2003
    Video — 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.

  12. 1998
    Video — 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.

  13. 1998
    Video — Donated by Abbie Twiss Image of Abbie Twiss

    Auckland Deaf Society hosts a Derby Race Night!

    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!