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

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

  • The Christchurch Deaf Club organises a petition urging the Minister of Broadcasting to provide a special television programme for deaf and hard of hearing people.
  • Twelve members of Manawatu Deaf Society made a trip up to New Plymouth for the table tennis championships over Queens Birthday weekend. Gordon Brown and Gwen Rapley were the trophy winners!
  • Invitation to attend the X1th World Games of the Deaf in Belgrade 1969.
  • Mavis Carter shares some news from Wanganui deaf folks who meets at the Grand Hotel on Friday every Friday. She was the only girl in a team of six people who represented New Zealand at the International Games for the Deaf in Helsinki. She took part in the high jump and 100 yards sprint.
  • Information on ‘The Teaching Films to Help Deaf Children Group’ which was formed in May 1967. The aim of the group was to make a simple teaching film designed to show parents of deaf children on how they could best help their child at home in the first few years of their life.

  1. Ada Schischka

  2. Alan Young

  3. Bernie Clews

  4. Colin Goodhue

  5. Colleen Norris

  6. Des Powell

  7. Gordon Brown

  8. Gwen Rapley

  9. Helen Williams

  10. Hugh Penman

  11. June Whiting

  12. Kath Smith

  13. Kevin Pivac

  14. Laurie Schischka

  15. Maree Ward

  16. Mavis Carter

  17. Norman Norris

  18. Patty (Noeline) Still

  19. Pauline Sedon

  20. Phonse Carroll

  21. Ray Whiting

  22. Richard Townshend

  23. Robyn Crosbie

  24. Stewart Smith

  25. Stuart Reid

  26. Sue Penman

  27. Suzanne Hanson

  28. Tony Walton

  29. Wallace Williams

Reference number MJN-DN1968-5-4