Some of the items featured in the 1971 issue of ‘NZ Deaf News’ (Vol. 8, No. 2):
- This editorial congratulates Sister Mary Louise from St Dominic’s School for Deaf being awarded an M.B.E. This award recognises her devotion and dedication to the pupils and to Deaf education.
- Malcolm Ward, secretary of the Christchurch Deaf Club responded with disappointment to the Broadcasting Corporation following their dismissal of improving television for the Deaf community and suggestions of how captioning could be improved. To which was replied with mostly dismissal and disagreement.
- Joan Bailey writes on the globalisation of sign language in the modern world and ponders the future of Deaf communication.
- St Dominic’s had a successful term and marked 100 years since the first Dominican Sisters came to New Zealand!