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  1. 1990
    Video — Donated by Rodney Roberts Image of Rodney Roberts

    Wrap-up Christmas party at Deaf Society of Canterbury

    Deaf Society of Canterbury on Armagh Street celebrates the end of 1990 with a wrap-up Christmas party, and a few speeches!

  2. 1991
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    'An Oriental Evening': Golf Club fundraiser

    The Christchurch Golf Club hosts a fundraiser at the Armagh Street Clubrooms, organising a social evening - with participants encouraged to come in Chinese Fancy Dress. Origami folding and calligraphy were some of the games on the night. Watch to see who won the compulsory fancy-dress parade!

  3. 1976
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    Christchurch Deaf Club Basketball 25th Jubilee: Social dance at Armagh Street Clubroom

    The Christchurch Deaf Basketball Club, established in 1951, celebrates their 25th Jubilee on Saturday 31 July, 1976 – with a game between old previous members versus young current members, before a social dance evening at the Armagh Street clubroom.

  4. 1977
    Video — Donated by Sue Penman Image of Sue Penman

    Christchurch Women Group: Progressive Dinner

    The Christchurch Deaf Women’s Group hosts a progressive dinner. Three courses at three different locations all in one night in 1977!

  5. 1993
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    A Friday evening at Christchurch Deaf Society

    Members hustle and bustle around the Deaf Club’s kitchen on a Friday evening, taking care of orders, cooking, and payments - back in the days when meals were $5.00 and cans were only $1!

  6. 1993
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    A look around the Armagh Street clubroom whilst the ceiling is being painted

    A tour around the 323a Armagh Street clubroom filled with memories, trophies, photos, and a framed letter from Helen Keller. Jo Smith is working in the office that day, with Tom Still painting the inside ceiling.

  7. 1979
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    Old-Time Fancy Dress party, Christchurch 1979

    A fancy dress party is held at the Canterbury Deaf Society’s clubrooms.

  8. 1994
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    Japanese Deaf group visits Christchurch Deaf Club

    It's a Friday evening and the Christchurch Deaf Club is where its happening! A tour group of 24 Deaf Japanese visitors make CDC a must-visit on their New Zealand itinerary.

  9. 1991
    Video — Donated by Rodney Roberts Image of Rodney Roberts

    Canterbury beats Wellington in a game of rugby league

    A game of rugby league between the Canterbury and Wellington boys in 1991. The game was played at Hampshire Park, Christchurch on 11 May 1991. Canterbury beat Central, 42-26, followed by a post-match social and further celebrations at Christchurch Deaf Society.

  10. 1993
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    Christchurch Deaf Women's Club gathering at Armagh Street

    A day inside for the Christchurch Deaf Women's Club at Armagh Street, with cakes, jewellery and clothes for sale!

  11. 1976
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    Dunedin vs Christchurch: Indoor Bowls at Christchurch Deaf Club

    Dunedin and Christchurch battle it out at the Christchurch Deaf Club’s Armagh Street hall during winter where the mountain ranges around Christchurch are covered with snow!

  12. 1988
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    Black and White Fancy Dress Fundraiser for 1989 WGD Christchurch

    The Black and White themed Fancy Dress party at Christchurch Deaf Society on 28th May 1988 was a fundraiser for the World Games for the Deaf. Creative members dressed-up as prisoners, punk rockers, Spanish costume dress with bolero, nuns, waitresses, and rugby league players!

  13. 1991
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    Christchurch Deaf Basketball Club: Shipwreck Fancy Dress Party, 20 April 1991

    A shipwreck themed fancy dress party – a basketball fundraiser – was organised by the Christchurch Deaf Basketball Club. There are pirates aplenty and dress parades with the best dressed going to Graham Hammond and Joyce Ferguson.

  14. 1993
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    Lawn Bowls prizegiving at Christchurch Deaf Society

    The Christchurch Deaf Lawn Bowls Club organises its annual prizegiving, with lunch and drinks at Christchurch Deaf Society, on 6th October 1993.

  15. 1980
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    Two founding members of Christchurch Deaf Club take a trip down memory lane

    Cyril Pruden and Douglas Ashley, two founding members of the Christchurch Deaf Club, discuss the club’s history at its Armagh Street location.