NFD Communicate: September 1993

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’
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
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