NZ Deaf News: Spring/Summer 1990/91 (Vol. 24. No. 2)

Some of the items featured in the Spring/Summer 1990/91 (Vol. 24, No. 2) issue of ‘New Zealand Deaf News’: 

  • NFD along with ATI have agreed to have the Interpreter Training Course at the Institute starting in February 1992. The Ministry of Education under Labour will be covering most of the funding. 
  • NZ on Air has put aside $1 million dollars for deaf viewers. Jeff Went has been co-opted onto NZAD to be responsible corresponding with the Deaf community on this. 
  • NZAD introduces its two new staff members - Bev Snook (Welfare Co-ordinator), and Maureen Seth (Information Officer. 
  • Margaret Coutts received the Commemorative Medal in December 1990, in recognition of her services to Christchurch Deaf Society, the NZ Association of the Deaf, and the NZ Deaf Sports Association, also for her work as Vice-Chairperson for the World Games for the Deaf in Christchurch 1989. 
  • A new sport, Ten Pin Bowling was included in the 1990 Games for the first time. 
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
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