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.
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
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