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  1. BIOGRAPHY
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    Anthony 'Tony' Walton (CNZM)

    Anthony (Tony) Walton received the Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2001 for his services to the Deaf community. Tony has had a broad involvement in many areas of the Deaf community, having been President of the NZ Deaf Sports Association (NZSDA) and successfully hosting the World Deaf Games in 1989. Tony was President of the New Zealand Association of the Deaf (NZAD) and saw the development of several new initiatives including the 2nd Asia Pacific Deaf Youth Camp. Tony is noted as being the first Deaf Celebrant to conduct weddings and funerals exclusively in NZSL so Deaf people can access ceremonies in their own language.

  2. 1990
    MAGAZINE – NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE DEAF

    NFD Journal: September 1990

  3. 1984
    MAGAZINE – NEW ZEALAND DEAF NEWS

    NZ Deaf News: February 1984

  4. 1991
    MAGAZINE – NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE DEAF

    NFD Communicate: December 1991

  5. 1976
    Video — Donated by Manawatu Deaf Society Image of Manawatu Deaf Society

    Understand the Silence: A Silent Documentary about the Silent World of Deafness

    This documentary was filmed and edited by Joan Bailey and released in 1976. It covers the preparation and running of the St Dominics Gala Day, as well as Manawatu Deaf Club picnics, and the Manawatu Womens Group.

  6. 1990
    Video — Donated by Jeff Went Image of Jeff Went

    Prizegiving evening: 34th NZ Games for the Deaf (Auckland)

    The 34th New Zealand Games for the Deaf, hosted by Auckland, concludes with a prizegiving and social evening at Auckland Deaf Society 1990.

  7. 1989
    Video — Donated by Manawatu Deaf Society Image of Manawatu Deaf Society

    16th World Games for the Deaf, Christchurch

    Opening ceremony and events at the 16th World Games for the Deaf, Christchurch 1989.

  8. 2000
    Video — Donated by Deaf Aotearoa Image of Deaf Aotearoa

    Deaf Association of New Zealand 2000

    A look at the work of the New Zealand Association of the Deaf, presented by Judy Bailey.

  9. 1989
    Video — Donated by Dorothy Jones Image of Dorothy Jones

    Deaf Kiwis abroad!

    Deaf New Zealanders take timeout for some sightseeing during a trip to the first, week-long Deaf Way conference in 1989 in Washington DC, USA.

  10. 1999
    Video — Donated by Rūaumoko Komiti Image of Rūaumoko Komiti

    Deaf Association opens its new Auckland office

    The Deaf Association of New Zealand opens its new offices on Great North Road, Avondale, Auckland in November 1999.

  11. 1989
    Video — Donated by Rodney Roberts Image of Rodney Roberts

    New Zealand Deaf Games in Wellington 1989

    Coverage from the New Zealand Deaf Games in Wellington 1989, including athletics, long jump, discus, shot-put. The men’s basketball final saw Wellington competing against Christchurch, followed by a closing awards ceremony.

  12. 1992
    Video — Donated by Rodney Roberts Image of Rodney Roberts

    Second National Deaf Sevens tournament

    The second National Deaf Sevens tournament was held at the Linton Military Camp, located just south of Palmerston North, where the Central boys won a points-based competition.