Some of the items featured in the 1971 Issue of ‘NZ Deaf News’ (Vol. 8, No. 3):
- Lyndon Crosbie is elected President of Auckland Deaf Society at their 35th Annual Meeting. John Keogh, the new chairman of the Young People’s Club has held a few very popular socials on Wednesday evening in the clubrooms.
- Jonathon Anton is sponsored by NZ Deaf News to attend the Cobham Outward Bound School at Anakiwa, with a report on his experiences at the camp.
- Lance Manning, the Welfare Officer, asks whether if the Deaf community should set up a national organisation calling itself, perhaps the New Zealand Foundation for the Deaf, or closer affiliation between deaf societies.
- Deaf couple, Stewart and Kath Smith, gained their second fours title at the New Zealand indoor bowling championships in Tauranga. Kath speaks out against being called ‘deaf and dumb’ by the Tauranga Press.