NZ Deaf News: 1972 (Vol. 9, No. 3)

Some of the items featured in the 1972 (Vol. 9, No. 3) issue of ‘New Zealand Deaf News’:

  • The ADS annual ball consisted of a ‘Grandmother of the Year’ contest. There were 10 contestants and the winner was popular Kath French. 
  • 12 Deaf Americans visited ADS on 28 August and were greeted by a haka led by John Keogh. 
  • Waikato Deaf Club celebrated its 16th anniversary with a dine and wine at the Chelsea Lounge in Hamilton. 
  • Joan Bailey showed members of Manawatu Deaf Society some films she had taken at the St Dominics Gala Day, Parents of Deaf Children Association picnic and last year’s Deaf Convention. 
  • Christchurch Deaf Club celebrates its Golden Jubilee! There were 9 foundation members and two are still alive. Celebrations were held over Queens Birthday weekend, with a cocktail bar set up at the carpark under the clubrooms. 
  • A new national body called the ‘NZ Deaf Communications Network Inc’ was formed in preparation for the arrival of TTYs.

  1. Ada Schischka

  2. Adrienne Killen

  3. Allan Simpson

  4. Ann Stronge

  5. Barbara Hazelwood

  6. Cyril Allen

  7. Cyril Pruden

  8. Douglas Ashley

  9. Elaine Deed

  10. Gloria Fage

  11. Jack Swindale

  12. Joan Bailey

  13. John Ferguson

  14. John Hunt

  15. John Keogh

  16. Jonathan Anton

  17. Kathleen French

  18. Keith Smith

  19. Lance Manning

  20. Laura Hunt

  21. Malcolm Ward

  22. Maree Carroll

  23. Mary Hicks

  24. Phonse Carroll

  25. Sen Smith

  26. Suzanne Hanson

  27. Terry Walbran

  28. Vernon Pope

Reference number DN1972-9-3-MJN