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.

  1. Barry Kinnaird

  2. Bernie Clews

  3. Daniel Beech

  4. David Rutledge

  5. Doreen Howell

  6. Gary Howard

  7. Hazel Fry

  8. Jane Kinnear

  9. Joan Bailey

  10. John Hunt

  11. Kathleen French

  12. Kevin Harker

  13. Kevin Pivac

  14. Laura Hunt

  15. Lindsay Jones

  16. Maree Ward

  17. Marlene Rush

  18. Max Howell

  19. Owen Gibbons

  20. Peter Murray

  21. Phonse Carroll

  22. Polly Forman

  23. Ray Forman

  24. Robyn Crosbie

  25. Russell McNab

  26. Stewart Smith

  27. Sue Williams

  28. Toni Rees

  29. Tony Walton

  30. Trevor Fear

Reference number DN1970-7-2-MJN