NFD Communicate: Winter 1997

Some of the items featured in the Winter 1997 (Vol. 6, No. 4) Issue of ‘NFD Communicate’:

  • The NFD Communicate magazine is now free, previously at $4.95 per issue. NFD is now printing 8000 copies per issue. 
  • The “first graduates in Maori Sign Language’ – Stephanie Awheto and Riwia Fox (article extracted from the NZ Herald).
  • The Deaf Education Access Forum has been meeting for over two years, with members agreeing that the priority is to work more closely with families when they first realise their child is deaf. Two new positions are being designed to support families. 
  • The Deaf Association’s national lottery promoter faces a $40,000 loss. After going on television to see if people would buy more tickets, $40,000 worth of tickets were sold in 48 hours.

  1. Abbie Twiss

  2. Angela Sew Hoy

  3. Brent Macpherson

  4. Cheryl Anton

  5. Damian Barry

  6. Jackie Davidson

  7. Joanne Becker

  8. Margaret Cooper

  9. Phillip King

  10. Riwia Fox

  11. Rose Brouwers

  12. Simon Strawbridge

  13. Stephanie Awheto

  14. Susan Thomas

  15. Tricia Fitzgerald

  16. Victoria Green

Reference number NFDC1997-6-4-MJN