NFD Communicate: September 1992

Some of the items featured in the September 1992 (Vol 6. No. 3) issue of ‘NFD Communicate’:

  • The story of Ivan Curry is screened recently on television, telling the story of a Deaf man who spent two years in prison awaiting trial for a murder he did not commit.
  • Teletext aims to increase the number of subtitled programmes on NZ television by 25% – recently adding Shortland Street. The subtitling division was set up in Christchurch 1985 and moved to Auckland in 1991. Teletext’s noticeboard also acted as a noticeboard for the Deaf community.
  • Pakuranga’s CAB offers the use of a TTY at its Citizens Advice Bureau.
  • A summary report on the Auckland Schools of the Deaf 50th Jubilee with 495 ex-pupils attending the reunion!
  • Alistair Appleby argues that there are not enough deaf people studying at the tertiary level because tertiary institutions do not cater for them.
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
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