Ephpheta: March 1979 (Vol. 2, No. 1)

Some of the items featured in ‘Ephpheta: March 1979 (Vol. 2, No. 1)’:

  • St Dominic’s opened this year with a roll of 32 pupils. There have been valuable opportunities for integration for sport and social events with the children of Colyton School and the Senior pupils attend woodwork and cooking classes at the P.N. Manual Training Centre in Palmerston North. 
  • Danny Beech expands on his course in Auckland, the ‘Catholic Lay Leadership Course’. It is to help people develop their skills and to deepen their understanding of the task God gives each one in bringing His message. 
  • A mother shares her experience in attending a Total Communication Camp in Parau, saying it was the most rewarding weekend she had for ages. Three teachers helped with fingerspelling and signing. 
  • A working party has been set up to make the resolutions of the Canberra Conference become real and to start the formation of a National Catholic Association for Deaf People in New Zealand.
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
Reference number:
SignDNA – Deaf National Archive New Zealand, CDC1979-2-1-MJN