The Christchurch Deaf Club members have a picnic at Diamond Harbour, with traditional sports and activities.
The Australian and New Zealand Deaf men play basketball at the Trans-Tasman Games, held at Lincoln College, Canterbury in January 1979.
A fancy dress party is held at the Canterbury Deaf Society’s clubrooms.
Total Communication is promoted on ‘The South Tonight’ by MOACOM, a newly formed influential group.
Scenes from NZ Deaf Sport Convention in Christchurch 1979, with sports such as shot-put and athletics, including some impressive sprinting and middle distance running.
Opening ceremony of the Trans-Tasman Games, Including a traditional Maori welcome for the Australian team.
Coverage of the Trans-Tasman Deaf Games, Lincoln College, Christchurch, 10 January 1979, including opening ceremony and various sports.
Coverage of the Netball tournament at the NZ Deaf Sports Convention, Christchurch 1979.