NZ Deaf News: Winter 1968 (Vol. 5, No. 4)

Some of the items featured in the 1968 issue of ‘NZ Deaf News’ (Vol. 5, No. 4):

  • The editorial congratulates the Christchurch Deaf Club for circulating a successful petition urging the Minister of Broadcasting to provide a TV programme for Deaf and hard of hearing members of the public. Prime Minister at the time, Keith Holyoake, replied to the petition with a statement acknowledging the request.
  • Governor General Sir Arthur and Lady Porritt made a special visit to St Dominic’s School for the Deaf on June 6th 1968. They met with staff and pupils to learn about Deaf education.
  • Readers of Deaf News were invited to the 11th World Games of the Deaf in Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1969 which included top athletes from 37 different countries.
  • Excerpts from the ‘N.Z. Herald’ and the ‘Dominion’ about Harry Kendall and Tony Walton’s great successes at their respective sporting achievements wrestling and hockey!
  • Te Aroha Dramatic Society encourages members of the Deaf community to join the drama club following Stuard Reid’s roles in recent productions.
  • Deaf Organisations
  • Deaf Sports
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