NZ Deaf News: Autumn/Winter 1990 (Vol. 24, No. 1)

Some of the items featured in the Autumn/Winter 1990 (Vol. 24, No. 1) issue of ‘New Zealand Deaf News’:

  • NZAD changed its motto from ‘Deafness – Let’s Face it’ to ‘The Voice Of Deaf People’. 
  • NZAD has been given a legacy from the late Bruce McHattie, to be used to purchase a house in Glen Eden (26 Glendale Road). 
  • Kevin Stokes writes an article on his experiences at Gallaudet during its Deaf Way conference, also attended by a number of other Kiwis. 
  • Marianne Collins-Ahlgren received her PhD in Wellington, with Freda Pearce interpreting. This was probably the first time sign language interpreting was provided at a graduation ceremony in New Zealand. 
  • Christchurch Deaf Youth Club is established.
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
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