The Auckland Deaf Society Netball team celebrates their 25th Jubilee in April, 2000.
The 34th New Zealand Games for the Deaf, hosted by Auckland, concludes with a prizegiving and social evening at Auckland Deaf Society 1990.
During one of the first New Zealand Deaf Sports Convention in Auckland 1952, a group of Deaf take a day trip to Orewa.
A group of Deaf men busily work on laying the foundations for the new Auckland Deaf Welfare Centre, later to become the property of the Auckland Deaf Society.
Deaf people get together at John and Verna McRae’s place before heading to Orewa, Auckland for the Annual ADS Picnic.
Amateur footage of the Miss Auckland Deaf Beauty Queen Contest held at the Auckland Deaf Centre 1990.
Auckland Deaf Adult Society’s annual picnic takes place north of Orewa beach.
The New Zealand team attending the 10th World Deaf Games in Washington, USA, 1965.
Auckland Deaf community hold their annual picnic at Duders Beach, 1951.
Deaf members of the Auckland Adult Deaf Society clear the Balmoral Road property before construction of the main hall.
A montage celebrating Wallace Williams’ life and his contribution to the Auckland Deaf community.
A compilation of various footage where Wallace’s friends speak about their memories of Wallace including footage of Wallace at Auckland Deaf Society events.
The 75th Jubilee of Sumner School for the Deaf in Christchurch, including alumni parades and marching girls!
Holmes investigates the case of Wallace Williams, an Auckland Deaf man claiming he is being discriminated against. He won a contest at Hunters Plaza in Auckland for a car but was unable to claim the prize at the time because he could not hear the announcement that he was the winner.
The 50th birthday of Ivan Tamepo - a respected Deaf elder – is celebrated at ADS, with a karanga, powhiri, waitaia and celebrations in the back hall and upstairs clubroom.
A farewell party is thrown for John and Laura Hunt at the Auckland Deaf Society, prior to their move to Melbourne. The farewell was attended by over 100 members of the Auckland Deaf community.
Hilda Tamepo celebrates her 50th birthday at the Auckland Deaf Society clubrooms. The joyous event includes speeches, dancing, and lots of food!
A 43-minute documentary taking you through the history of Auckland Deaf Society, the second home of the Deaf community of Auckland.