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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. 1953
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    NZ Deaf Sports Convention Christchurch 1953

    The 1953 New New Zealand Deaf Sports Convention is held in Christchurch, with sports, fun, and day trips.

  3. 1952
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    Deaf Day Trip to Orewa!

    During one of the first New Zealand Deaf Sports Convention in Auckland 1952, a group of Deaf take a day trip to Orewa.

  4. 1960s
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    Auckland Deaf Picnic at Orewa Beach

    Deaf people get together at John and Verna McRae’s place before heading to Orewa, Auckland for the Annual ADS Picnic.

  5. 1952
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    Annual Picnic at Orewa Beach 1952

    Auckland Deaf Adult Society’s annual picnic takes place north of Orewa beach.

  6. 1952
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    Arriving for the Deaf Sports Convention in Auckland 1952

    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.

  7. 1951
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    Travelling to Wellington for NZ Deaf Sports Convention, 1951

    A group of Auckland Deaf travel to and from Wellington for the New Zealand Deaf Sports Convention during Labour Weekend, 1951.

  8. 1954
    Video — Donated by Owen Gibbons Image of Owen Gibbons

    Socialising at Labour Weekend Wellington 1954

    Athletes and spectators take a day out from the sporting competition to have fun in Wellington, 1954.

  9. 1954
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    Balmoral Working Bee

    Deaf members of the Auckland Adult Deaf Society clear the Balmoral Road property before construction of the main hall.

  10. 1993
    Video — Donated by Hilda Tamepo Image of Hilda Tamepo

    Hilda Tamepo celebrates her 50th at ADS!

    Hilda Tamepo celebrates her 50th birthday at the Auckland Deaf Society clubrooms. The joyous event includes speeches, dancing, and lots of food!

  11. 2000
    Video — Donated by Hilda Tamepo Image of Hilda Tamepo

    Memories of John McRae

    John McRae is filmed at his home in Napier where he lived with his wife Verna. John explains some highlights from his life story including his experiences at school, travelling the world for Deaf sports, and his involvement in the Deaf community. The video includes his commentary of various photos and objects in their house.

  12. 2000
    Video — Donated by Hilda Tamepo Image of Hilda Tamepo

    Memories of Verna McRae

    Verna McRae is filmed at her home in Napier alongside her husband, John. Verna talks entertainingly about her life growing up on a Manawatu farm, going to Sumner School for the Deaf, work, travelling, and married life.

  13. 2000
    Video — 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.