NZ Deaf News: 1972 (Vol. 9, No. 2)

Some of the items featured in the 1972 (Vol. 9, No. 2) issue of ‘New Zealand Deaf News’:

  • Manawatu Deaf Society is approaching its 10th year of activities. The Club was founded on 7 July 1962 by Joan Bailey. 
  • The Open Indoor Bowls Championship for the Deaf is hosted in Hamilton, hosted by the Waikato Deaf Club.
  • Christchurch Deaf Club has spent substantial effort in getting quotes from different centres for a suitable alarm to let deaf parents know when their baby is crying. A suitable company has been sourced. 
  • New buildings will be set-up at Kelston with a new ‘experience’ block where children can learn woodwork, clothing and cooking, an educational media centre, an administration block. The total cost will be in excess of $77,000. 
  • Darcy Dale, former Principal of Kelston talks about the growth of mainstreaming, and expects more deaf children will attend general schools in the future.

  1. Albert Hanson

  2. Cyril Allen

  3. Darcy Dale

  4. Diane Hall-Kenny

  5. Gary Howard

  6. Gloria Fage

  7. Gwen Rapley

  8. Irene Gordon

  9. Joan Bailey

  10. John Hunt

  11. John Keogh

  12. John McRae

  13. Kathy Smith

  14. Keith Gordon

  15. Keith Smith

  16. Laura Hunt

  17. Maree Carroll

  18. Pauline Sedon

  19. Ray Whiting

  20. Sen Smith

  21. Suzanne Hanson

  22. Verna McRae

  23. Vernon Pope

Reference number DN1972-9-2-MJN