Some of the items featured in the 1969 Issue of ‘NZ Deaf News’ (Vol. 7, No. 1):
- Updates from all Deaf Clubs who attended the Sports Convention in Auckland during Labour Weekend, with the Mr and Miss Deaf NZ competitions proving to be very popular once again! A full report is provided with results.
- Taranaki had its first real club meeting at the YWCA on Powerderham Street on October 10th. Sports played during the evening was table tennis and indoor bowls.
- Manawatu Deaf Society members have a busy day fundraising at their annual markets’ day at The Square on 31 October. They started selling at 7.30am, finally wrapping up at 8.30pm that evening. They managed to sell over 40 raffles book in a single hour!
- Kelston, St Dominics and Sumner reports that a record number of pupils were enrolled throughout the year and many temporary classrooms brought in Auckland to cope with the increased roll.