NZ Deaf News: 1970 (Vol. 7, No. 2)

Some of the items featured in the 1970 Issue of ‘NZ Deaf News’ (Vol. 7, No. 2):

  • The NZ Deaf News invites its readers to send in their wedding photographs and information about the event, so that it can be publicised.
  • A joint founder of the Christchurch Deaf Club, Jane Kinnear, recently passed away. With her husband, she started the club in their home at 18 North Parade in 1922. Jane was 82 years old when she died.
  • Trevor Fear, the Auckland Friends of the Deaf Welfare Officer, reports on progress being made on a $60,000 village for the Deaf. It is intended to be for deaf pensioners with 12 self-contained single and double flat units. It will be known as the Eddowes Memorial Village for Elderly Deaf. $27,000 has been fundraised to date, with $60,000 the aim.
  • Results from the Indoor Bowls Championships at the Deaf Welfare Centre over Easter Weekend, with a total of 48 competitors.
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
Reference number:
SignDNA – Deaf National Archive New Zealand, DN1970-7-2-MJN