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.

  1. Alexandra Carr

  2. Angela Sew Hoy

  3. Caleb Thorn

  4. Dorothy Jones

  5. Eileen Smith

  6. Ewen Wilson

  7. George Hiri

  8. Hilary McCormack

  9. Jerry Hanifin

  10. Kevin Pivac

  11. Lee Bullivant

  12. Lynette Pivac

  13. Rodney Roberts

  14. Rosie Ryder

  15. Shona McGhie

  16. Susan Hamilton

  17. Tricia Fitzgerald

  18. Wendy Daunt

Reference number NFDC1995-5-2-MJN