NFD Communicate: February 1995

Some of the items featured in the February 1995 (15) Issue of ‘NFD Communicate’:

  • The first ever New Zealand Deaf Nest opened at Kelston; a place where Deaf children, their siblings and CODAs play and learn in a NZSL environment.
  • Team Manager report from Jeff Went on the New Zealand Deaf sports team competing at the 1993 World Games for the Deaf in Sofia, Bulgaria. 
  • A long serving Teacher of the Deaf, Adrienne Unwin, talks about her experience working in Deaf education, from studying at Sumner, to her appointment at Titirangi School for Deaf, during its oral years.
  • NFD employs a new National Co-ordinator for Access 2000, the first Deaf person to be appointed to the position. 
  • A meeting was organised in November 1994 on setting up a Theatre of the Deaf in Auckland. 
  • North Harbour Deaf Club, Auckland’s ‘alternative social Deaf Club’ hosts a Masquerade Ball. The Waitakere Deaf Club was also running, with a fourth Deaf Club rumoured to be set up in South Auckland.

  1. Alexandra Carr

  2. Allan Cunliffe

  3. Angus McDonald

  4. Brent Macpherson

  5. Caitlin Holt

  6. Charles Klaver

  7. Chelcie Holt

  8. Christine Carr

  9. Day Inu Penia

  10. Dulcie McKie

  11. Elizabeth Hines

  12. Fliss Maera

  13. Janet Stokes

  14. Janet Wardle

  15. Jeff Went

  16. Jimmy Green

  17. Joanne Klaver

  18. John McRae

  19. June Holt

  20. Kevin Lawrence

  21. Kim Robinson

  22. Linda Prouse

  23. Mark Siviter

  24. Megan Mansfield

  25. Natalie Gordon

  26. Neil Climo

  27. Pam Croskery

  28. Paul Walters

  29. Pauline Seddon

  30. Sheila Gibbons

  31. Shona McGhie

  32. Simon Nicholson

  33. Sue Nicholson

  34. Sue Williams

  35. Tessa Nicholson

Reference number NFDC1995-0-15-MJN