NZ Deaf News: Spring 1984 (Vol. 21, No. 3)

Some of the items featured in the Spring 1984 (Vol. 21, No. 3) issue of ‘New Zealand Deaf News’:

  • Wellington’s Mayor Ian Lawrence awards Pam Witko the first Mayor’s Community Award for the work she has done for deaf people in the Wellington community. 
  • Two members of Taranaki Deaf Society, Kevin Lawrence and Gwen Rapley, have been selected for the 1985 Los Angeles World Deaf Games. 
  • Manawatu Deaf Society hosts a ‘Bonny and Clyde’ fancy dress social, with the younger generation far out-stripping the older ones in “with-it gear”.
  • News Review presenter Cheryl Colley would like to hear from deaf viewers, their ideas, dislikes and suggestions for News Review. Cheryl’s job is to collect one week’s news and get it ready for our half-hour programme. 
  • Teletext is six months old and has come a long way since February 1984. The staff has been writing information/news on Teletext pages. 
  • The fourth trans-tasman games will be held in New Zealand from 29 December 1984 at Christchurch and Wellington 1 January 1985 and in Auckland from 8-11 January. Sports included will be men’s basketball, netball, golf, lawn bowls, badminton, table tennis and squash.

  1. Barbara Lawrence

  2. Beverely Snook

  3. Clive Morgan

  4. Dennis Tod

  5. Diane Urlich

  6. Doreen Howell

  7. Eric Coppage

  8. Gloria Fage

  9. Gwen Rapley

  10. Jack Mahoney

  11. Jane Cuff

  12. Jean Monk

  13. Karim Baradi

  14. Kathy Sedon

  15. Kaz Witko

  16. Ken Jillings

  17. Ken McDiamind

  18. Ken Williams

  19. Kevin Lawrence

  20. Lois Pope

  21. Lorraine Butler

  22. Malcolm Ward

  23. Margaret Coutts

  24. Marianne Collins-Ahlgren

  25. Maureen Tompson

  26. Mike Granger

  27. Noel Rees

  28. Pam Witko

  29. Pat Dugdale

  30. Patty (Noeline) Still

  31. Paul Batten

  32. Peg Makinson

  33. Peter Downie

  34. Pixie McIndoe

  35. Ripeka Bird

  36. Robert Cameron

  37. Russell McNab

  38. Ruth Jessop

  39. Sen Smith

  40. Stephen Leach

  41. Susan Wilson

  42. Susie Ovens

  43. Toni Rees

  44. Wilson Barrett

Reference number MJN-DN1984-21-3