Ephpheta: June 1979 (Vol. 2, No. 2)

Some of the items featured in ‘Ephpheta: June 1979 (Vol. 2, No. 2)’:

  • Invitations to readers to submit drawings to go on the cover of the newsletter. Gerald Koat’s drawing is on this issue. 
  • The first meeting of the working party (so that the work and resolutions of the Canberra Conference be not forgotten) was hosted at St Dominic’s School, Feilding. The group elected Danny Beech as chairman of the working group. 
  • Maureen Seth is now the officially designated reporter for the newly formed Auckland Deaf Association. On Easter Sunday, several deaf people gathered at the Mt. Wellington home of Dee and Greer Twiss to meet two men from Gallaudet College in the U.S.A – Dr Hicks and Dr Davila. They said that they have some deaf Australian students at the College but none from New Zealand as yet. 
  • A deaf youth group which caters for 13-19 year olds has been meeting for about 3 or 4 months now in Auckland. A retreat for Deaf teenagers was also organised at the Passionist Monastery with about 20 people present.
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
Reference number:
SignDNA – Deaf National Archive New Zealand, CDC1979-2-2-MJN