Local Manawatu Deaf people appear on Telethon to sign a song, after Joan Bailey films a range of Deaf people at their workplaces - a welder, spraypainter, seamstress, data entry clerk and joiner.
Stephen Leach talks about his experience at Gallaudet College in Washington DC, USA.
The Sign Singers perform the song 'I Hear Your Hand' for the Stars on Sunday programme.
The NZ team returns from the XIV World Games for the Deaf, Köln, Germany 1981.
NZ Deaf Sports Convention hosted by Manawatu Deaf Club in Palmerston North, 1981.
New Zealand athletes stopover at Los Angeles on the way to the World Games for the Deaf in Köln, and make the most of the trip with a visit to Disneyland!
Footage of the World Deaf Games in Köln, of New Zealanders in action. Two New Zealand athletes won medals at the games.
Interesting footage of the NZ Deaf Sports Convention in Palmerston North, 1981, filmed by Sue Penman.
New Zealand team goes to XIV World Games for the Deaf in Köln, Germany in 1981.
The popular Sign Singers are the first act to perform at the 1981 Telethon Live at the Auckland Town Hall.