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.
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
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