Deaf members of the Auckland Adult Deaf Society clear the Balmoral Road property before construction of the main hall.
The Government’s National Film Unit follows the City District Health Nurse as she visits students at St Dominic’s School for the Deaf.
The foundation stone ceremony for the Auckland Deaf Welfare Centre 1958.
Friends of the Deaf prepare a float for the Auckland Carnival, 1956, along with some footage of the float parade.
Athletes and spectators take a day out from the sporting competition to have fun in Wellington, 1954.
Auckland Deaf community hold their annual picnic at Duders Beach, 1951.
During the 1955 Sports Convention hosted in Christchurch, a picnic is held at Motukarara, by Lake Ellesmere in Canterbury.
A group of Auckland Deaf travel to and from Wellington for the New Zealand Deaf Sports Convention during Labour Weekend, 1951.
The 75th Jubilee of Sumner School for the Deaf in Christchurch, including alumni parades and marching girls!
The National Film Unit visits Sumner School for the Deaf to report on progress in the education of deaf children and to check out the school's 75th Jubilee celebrations.
The building of the Auckland Deaf Welfare Centre, followed by footage of the Balmoral Bowling Club, and the newly opened Auckland Harbour Bridge.
Members of the Auckland Deaf community welcome friends and competitors from nationwide for the annual Deaf Sports Convention in Auckland 1952, and take a trip into Auckland City.
A group of Deaf people make a trip to the Helensville Hot Pools 1951.
The Battle of Whau: a drama by Kelston Deaf students for the opening ceremony of Kelston School for the Deaf, 7th November 1959.
During the Sports Convention, Deaf people travel to Motuihe Domain, on Motuihe Island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, for a picnic.
Auckland Deaf Adult Society’s annual picnic takes place north of Orewa beach.
The Friends of the Deaf group man a fundraising stall at the Auckland Carnival in Western Springs, Auckland, January, 1958.
NZ Deaf Sports Convention is held at Rugby Park, Christchurch in 1955.
A group of Deaf men busily work on laying the foundations for the new Auckland Deaf Welfare Centre, later to become the property of the Auckland Deaf Society.
During the first Deaf sports convention in Auckland 1952, a group of Deaf take a day trip to Orewa.
Deaf people go to Waihora Park Domain, in Motukarara for a day out, with sports!
The 1953 New New Zealand Deaf Sports Convention is held in Christchurch, with sports, fun, and day trips.
Fascinating footage from the Auckland Easter show 1958, including brief footage of Deaf visitors to the show.
The Deaf van Asch marching team participate in a marching competition in Auckland, 1958.
Deaf Aucklanders make their way down to Wellington in a van for the Labour Weekend sports. Stopping on the way, they prepare for a day of sports and socialising.