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’.