NZ Deaf News: Spring 1965 (Vol. 3, No. 1)

Some of the items featured in the 1965 Spring Issue of ‘NZ Deaf News’ (Vol. 3, No. 1):

  • The first Deaf Individual Table Tennis Championships will be held at Napier during Labour Weekend. This clashes with the opening of the Christchurch Deaf Club hall.
  • Members of the Christchurch Deaf Club play a friendly game of hockey against students from the School for the Deaf, Sumner. Three teams took part – the women and men from the Deaf Club against 1st Eleven teams and mixed Deaf Club against the Sumner staff. The 1st Eleven team beat the Deaf Club members!
  • Manawatu Deaf Society distributes its first newsletter, ‘Jottings’ to all Deaf Clubs. The newsletter will make an appearance every two months.
  • Stewart Smith, the Team Manager of the NZ team attending the 10th International Games for the Deaf writes a general report on the tour, with full details of results concerning New Zealand competitors.
  • The inaugural meeting of an Association of Friends of the Deaf was held at St Dominics on 23 August 1965 and it was most successful.

  1. Ada Schischka

  2. Bob Scott

  3. Colin Goodhue

  4. Darcy Dale

  5. David Eastman

  6. Dennis Nathan

  7. Des Powell

  8. Elaine Deed

  9. Joan Bailey

  10. John Hunt

  11. John McRae

  12. Laurie Schischka

  13. Leslie Barratt

  14. Malcolm Ward

  15. Maree Ward

  16. Margaret Coutts

  17. Pauline Sedon

  18. Raymond Jenkins

  19. Rossell MacKenzie

  20. Stewart Smith

  21. Tom Gibling

  22. Vernon Pope

Reference number DN1965-3-1-MJN