NZ Deaf News: October 1983 (Vol. 20, No. 4)

Some of the items featured in the October 1983 (Vol. 20, No. 4) issue of ‘New Zealand Deaf News’:

  • Two Freyberg Deaf students are the first deaf students to attend an AFS (American Field Scholars). Annette Hansen will attend Gallaudet College, where George will attend a deaf unit of a high school in Illinois. 
  • A womens basketball team is being set up under Wellington Deaf Society by Lyneen Allen. 
  • Deaf Clubs participated in Telethon 1983, helping with fundraising and appearing on television, with an emphasis on signing the donations. 
  • The first ‘TC’ social was held at Kelston Deaf School on 5 August 1983. It was set up after people learning TC complained that they have never seen any deaf people to practice with!
  • Otago Deaf Society will be hosting the first 
  • Manawatu Deaf Society celebrated its 21st Anniversary on 9 July 1983 at St Johns Hall, Cuba Street, with 100 people attending. 
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
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