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  1. 1987
    Video — Donated by Deaf Society of Canterbury Image of Deaf Society of Canterbury

    Social Evening: Wrapping up the 32nd NZ Games for the Deaf

    The 32nd New Zealand Games for the Deaf wrapped up with a presentation dinner-and-dance evening at Addington Raceway’s ‘Twiggers’ on Sunday 25th October 1987. A jam-packed evening with plenty of talking, sitting down, a buffet meal, dancing to live music, and group photos, with the venue closing 1.30am!

  2. 1987
    Video — Donated by Deaf Society of Canterbury Image of Deaf Society of Canterbury

    ‘News Review’ puts a spotlight on the New Zealand Deaf Games in Christchurch over the weekend of 23 – 26 October 1987

    The 32nd New Zealand Games for the Deaf is featured on News Review, covering athletics, basketball, table tennis, lawn bowls and netball. The question, ‘Why have a Deaf Games?’ is put forward to competitors and officials! Footage also features the much appreciated ‘Canterbury Duck’ that Deaf kids had requested more of!

  3. 1987
    Video — Donated by Deaf Society of Canterbury Image of Deaf Society of Canterbury

    Basketball finals pull in the crowds at the NZ Deaf Games, Christchurch 1987

    The popular basketball programme was hosted over two days at Cowles Stadium with footage coverage of the Manawatu and Christchurch ladies competing for the Otago Deaf Society Cup, which Manawatu won (19-15). The winner of the Cunliffe Memorial Cup (men’s) went to Christchurch, with the runner up Wellington (63-56).

  4. 1987
    Video — Donated by Deaf Society of Canterbury Image of Deaf Society of Canterbury

    Athletics at the 32nd Annual NZ Games for the Deaf: Christchurch 1987

    The popular athletics interclub and open championship ran to a tight program, from 8:00am to 12:00 noon. The Oxspring Shield for interclub athletics went to Auckland with 32 points. The 32nd Annual NZ Games for the Deaf in Christchurch provided valuable experience for hosting the World Deaf Games to be held in Christchurch in January 1989. At Cowles Stadium, Shona McGhie and Tony Walton are also interviewed by News Review.

  5. 1987
    Video — Donated by Christchurch Deaf Society Image of Christchurch Deaf Society

    Some fresh air and football at the NZ Deaf Games, Christchurch 1987

    Two men’s mixed teams played football 1.00pm to 3.00pm on Sunday 25th October 1987 at Cowles Stadium. No formal prizes were awarded for football, nor did it count for points towards the Aotearoa Turi Shield. It was for the selection of the New Zealand Deaf football team for the upcoming 1989 World Games for the Deaf in Christchurch.

  6. 1987
    JOURNAL – NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE DEAF

    NFD Journal: December 1987 (Vol. 1 No. 4)