NFD Communicate: September 1995

Some of the items featured in the September 1995 (Vol. 5, No. 2) Issue of ‘NFD Communicate’:

  • ‘A Rugby Dream’, an article on the world’s first Deaf rugby test match between New Zealand and South Africa. 
  • New Zealand’s first Deaf Festival, staged on the last two days of September; an opportunity to celebrate the richness and beauty of Deaf culture and NZSL!
  • Instructions on how to use a TTY in an emergency
  • Two Māori Deaf hui were held to gather information about the needs of Māori Deaf, with the first hui at Nga Hau e Wha Marae (Christchurch), and Matātua Marae (Mangere) with 70 people in attendance. 
  • Interpreter graduates who wanted to work for the Deaf Association would need to apply using a tape showing them interpreting, with its Advisory Committee making recommendations to Regional Managers.
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
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