Ephpheta: September 1981 (Vol. 4, No. 3)

Some of the items featured in ‘Ephpheta: September 1981 (Vol. 4, No. 3)’:

  • The Executive Council Meeting of the New Zealand and Catholic Deaf Association was held at Danny Beech’s Ponsonby flat. The attendees also went to Auckland Deaf Society to farewell the New Zealand team to the World Deaf Games in Cologne, Germany. In this issue, Danny also gives a report on his visit to the World Deaf Games. He said the highlight was Johnny Ooteman winning a gold medal for cycling. 
  • On June 28, the Deaf Youth Group went to Parakai Hot Pools in Helensville. Some other young people didn’t come because they were helping with Telethon.
  • Dee Twiss bought a very good selection of books for and about the deaf, for Altrusa, and they were presented to the Auckland Central Library on August 10th, during a Cocktail Evening held in the Rare Books Room. Sister Dominic and Maureen Seth received an invitation from his Worship the Mayor and Councillors of the City of Auckland to join them.
  • The Dolphin Little Theatre recently produced “Johnny Belinda” – a play about a deaf mute and John Hunt coached two of the cast in sign language. It was a most convincing produced performance and thoroughly enjoyed by the audience.
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
Reference number:
SignDNA – Deaf National Archive New Zealand, CDC1981-4-3-MJN