Stewart Edward Napier Smith was the president of Auckland Adult Deaf Society from 1947-1954, (later called the Auckland Deaf Society). Stewart also worked as a supervisor at the Chief Post Office in Auckland. Stewart was awarded the Coronation Medal in 1953. The Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal was a commemorative medal made to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Stewart received the medal with honour, accompanied by his wife Kath. Stewart received many messages of congratulations from Deaf people all over New Zealand.
During one of the first New Zealand Deaf Sports Convention in Auckland 1952, a group of Deaf take a day trip to Orewa.
Auckland Deaf Adult Society’s annual picnic takes place north of Orewa beach.
A group of Deaf people make a trip to the Helensville Hot Pools 1951.
Members of the Auckland Deaf community welcome friends and competitors from nationwide for the annual Deaf Sports Convention in Auckland 1952, and take a trip into Auckland City.
The New Zealand team attending the 10th World Deaf Games in Washington, USA, 1965.
A group of Auckland Deaf travel to and from Wellington for the New Zealand Deaf Sports Convention during Labour Weekend, 1951.
Auckland Deaf community hold their annual picnic at Duders Beach, 1951.