NFD Communicate: Spring 1998

Some of the items featured in the Spring 1998 (Vol. 8, No. 1) Issue of ‘NFD Communicate’:

  • “Deaf people listen differently” – an article written by Jennifer Brain with an advertisement for the NZSL Dictionary (at $99.95 incl p+p).
  • The DeaFine Theatre Company put on a production of ‘Forest Man’, a story in sign and body language with voice-over for hearing audiences. The DeaFine Theatre Company has its sights set on becoming professional and taking performances to ever wider audiences. 
  • Auckland Deaf Society is staging a fashion show on Saturday 26 September 1998 during Deaf Awareness Week to raise funds for their sports team’s transport, accommodation and uniform costs for the NZ Deaf Games.
  • Sponsored by the Deaf Association, the Australian Theatre of the Deaf will be coming to New Zealand in October to perform ‘Masks are Barking.’
  • The NZSL Tutors Association is organising a Silent Weekend Camp on 6-8 November 1998.

  1. Alexandra Carr

  2. Brent Macpherson

  3. Celia King

  4. Charlie Grimsdale

  5. Grace Covey

  6. Jennifer Brain

  7. Rebecca Tadman

  8. Robert Marquet

  9. Ruth Strawbridge

Reference number NFDC1998-8-1-MJN