Some of the items featured in the September 1993 (Vol. 7, No. 3) issue of ‘NFD Communicate’:
- The topic of a cochlear implant is a controversial one, with the editor reserving the right to exercise ‘editorial discretion’ on any letters or articles on cochlear implants which are considered to be impolite.
- Shirley Horrocks writes an article on the making of ‘See What I Mean’, a story of two cultures – in which hearing people are called ‘the listening impaired’.
- BNZ and the National Bank have signed contracts with the Deaf Association to make interpreter services available for Deaf people doing businesses with those banks.
- Deaf Association puts forward a proposal for funding of Deaf education, with a National Deaf Advisory Group.
- A fun bicycle ride is organised to raise funds for further training of NZSL tutors, with around 156 cyclists with 10 of those deaf.
- Christchurch Deaf Society fundraiser by selling tee shirts ‘STOP NOISE POLLUTION, USE NZ SIGN LANGUAGE’