NZ Deaf News: Autumn 1966 (Vol. 3, No. 3)

Some of the items featured in the Autumn 1966 Issue of ‘NZ Deaf News’ (Vol. 3, No. 3):

  • The Christchurch Deaf Drivers’ Car Rally Club continues to organise events, with a route through St Albans, Belfast, Waimakariri River, Ohoka, Rangiora, Ashley River, Sefton and Amberley Domain.
  • The recently formed Manawatu Deaf women’s basketball team won the ‘Thistle Cup’ for the ladies junior grade and has plans to play again in the upcoming basketball season.
  • Waikato Deaf Club had a successful Christmas party with about 30 visitors from Auckland, Hawkes Bay and other areas. Wellington Deaf Society also hosts its annual picnic at Masterton (Elizabeth Park).
  • An article on ‘Deaf education in New Zealand’ saying that the oral versus signing controversy should be dropped, in favour of signing. ‘Communication is far more important than speech per se’.

  1. David Eastman

  2. David Rutledge

  3. Des Powell

  4. John Hunt

  5. Malcolm Ward

  6. Norman Norris

  7. Patreena Bryan

  8. Pauline Sedon

  9. Raymond Jenkin

  10. Rossell McKenzie

Reference number DN1966-3-3-MJN