NZ Deaf News: 1973 (Vol. 10, No. 3)

Some of the items featured in the 1973 (Vol. 10, No. 3) issue of ‘New Zealand Deaf News’:

  • A deaf member of Taranaki Deaf Club, Gita Gernhoefer, was named Hawera Bridge of the Year to the delight of its members. 
  • 29 Manawatu Deaf Society members went on a long day’s trip to Mt Ruapehu for the day, enjoying some tobogganing!
  • A report on the New Zealand team’s attendance at the World Deaf Games in Malmo, Sweden 1973. All found the Games a marvellous experience. Robert Forrest ran fifth in his heat of the 800 metres. Gordon Brown and Gwen Rapley were beaten in the first round of the mixed doubles but Gwen reached the quarter-final of her singles.

  1. Alan Beale

  2. Barbara Hazelwood

  3. Barry Kinnaird

  4. Bruce McHattie

  5. Daniel Beech

  6. Dieter Helmerding

  7. Gordon Brown

  8. Gwen Rapley

  9. Herbert Pickering

  10. Joan Bailey

  11. John McRae

  12. Kathleen French

  13. Lorraine Nilsson

  14. Margaret Coutts

  15. Maud Steel

  16. Morris Coutts

  17. Ray Jenkin

  18. Robert Forrest

  19. Verna McRae

  20. Vernon Pope

Reference number DN1973-10-3-MJN