NZ Deaf News: June 1981 (Vol. 18, No. 2)

Some of the items featured in the June 1981 (Vol. 18, No. 2) issue of ‘New Zealand Deaf News’:

  • NZAD now employs three Deaf Field Officers, John Hunt, David Chilwell and Pat Dugdale. 
  • A full report on the 1981 NZ Indoor Bowling Championships for the Deaf. Auckland hosts the annual New Zealand Deaf indoor bowls championships, with nearly 150 people attending the social on Saturday night.
  • A newly formed tramping club has been established in Christchurch with lots of keen members, getting prepared for long weekend tramps!
  • The NZ Deaf Sports Team will depart for the 14th World Deaf Games in July and return back to Kiwiland in August.
  • The 3rd Trans-Tasman Deaf Games will be in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney on 27 December to 11 January 1982. NZ will send teams of men’s basketball, netball, badminton and lawn bowls.  
  • A full itinerary for Gallaudet College Educational Specialists to visit New Zealand in October 1981.

  1. Barry Kinnaird

  2. David Chilwell

  3. Edna Garner

  4. Geoff Harker

  5. Jackie Davidson

  6. Janet Watt

  7. Joan Bailey

  8. John Ferguson

  9. John Hunt

  10. John McRae

  11. Judy Clews

  12. June Whiting

  13. Kath Smith

  14. Ken Brain

  15. Lorraine Nilsson

  16. Margaret Coutts

  17. Pat Dugdale

  18. Peg Makinson

  19. Rae Oxspring

  20. Roy Williams

  21. Sen Smith

  22. Sharron Attwood

  23. Sheryl Allison

  24. Val Jillings

  25. Verna McRae

  26. Vernon Pope

  27. Wally Arthur

Reference number MJN-DN1981-18-2