NFD Journal: March 1991 (Vol. 5, No. 1)

Some of the items featured in the March 1991 issue of ‘NFD Journal:

  • A 12-15 minute education film will be made by Shirley Horrocks of Point of View Productions to provide an educational tool to explain briefly the work of NFD member organisations. 
  • NZ On Air has set aside $1 million dollars from the broadcasting fee fund for television services for the Deaf. NFD hopes that it will result in a nightly signed and subtitled news to replace the weekly News Review. 
  • Ten Pin Bowling is now an official sport of the 1991 Deaf Games!
  • Margaret Coutts, known for her work in the Deaf community, is awarded a 1990 Commemorative Medal in recognition for her service to Christchurch Deaf Society, New Zealand Deaf Sports Association, New Zealand Association of the Deaf and for her work as Vice Chairperson of the Organising Committee for the World Games for the Deaf in Christchurch in 1989. 
  • Deaf Association reports on new staff appointments at the McHattie House, updates on the NZSL Dictionary, the JR McKenzie Trust, and the possibility of forming a Relay Service.
  • David Stewart’s presentation on the role of NZSL in the Education of the Deaf.
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
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