NZ Deaf News: Autumn 1985 (Vol. 22, No. 1)

Some of the items featured in the Autumn 1985 (Vol. 22, No. 1) issue of ‘New Zealand Deaf News’:

  • NZ Association of the Deaf Interpreter Training Planning Committee has advertised for an Interpreter Training Course, 50 people have applied. The course is hoped to start early May 1985. 
  • The first Leadership Training Programme for the Deaf course is set up, run by Auckland Teachers College. 
  • Kevin Lawrence has been selected for the New Zealand team to take part in the World Deaf Games in Los Angeles. To qualify for selection, Kevin beat his time of 1 hr 30 mins for 25kms, and he did that on several occasions. 
  • John Hunt of Auckland Deaf Society is looking to collect information and photos in preparation for creating a book of Auckland Deaf Society’s history in time for the club's 50th anniversary. 
  • Annette Hansen wins the Manawatu Deaf Society’s beauty contest at its annual picnic, with Jackie Davidson a close second. 
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
Reference number:
SignDNA – Deaf National Archive New Zealand, DN1985-22-1-MJN
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