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  1. 1958
    Video — Donated by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Image of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

    Auckland Easter Show 1958

    Fascinating footage from the Auckland Easter show 1958, including brief footage of Deaf visitors to the show.

  2. 2008
    Video — Donated by Brent Macpherson Image of Brent Macpherson

    My Second Home: Auckland Deaf Society

    A 43-minute documentary taking you through the history of Auckland Deaf Society, the second home of the Deaf community of Auckland.

  3. 1954
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    Balmoral Working Bee

    Deaf members of the Auckland Adult Deaf Society clear the Balmoral Road property before construction of the main hall.

  4. 1958
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    Auckland Carnival: Friends of the Deaf stall, 1958

    The Friends of the Deaf group man a fundraising stall at the Auckland Carnival in Western Springs, Auckland in January 1958.

  5. 1958
    Video — Donated by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Image of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

    Laying foundations at Auckland Deaf Welfare Centre

    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.

  6. 1956
    Video — Donated by Victoria University of Wellington Image of Victoria University of Wellington

    'Brighten Their Silent World' float at Auckland Carnival

    The Birthday Carnival held annually at Western Springs were a lucrative way of raising money in the early fifties. The Auckland Deaf Society via the Friends of the Deaf were raising funds for a new hall building.

  7. 1975
    Video — Donated by Television New Zealand Archive Image of Television New Zealand Archive

    The Auckland Deaf Centre

    A glimpse into the Auckland Deaf Centre, showing Deaf people playing pool, badminton, reading, having coffee and talking in sign language.

  8. 2015
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    History through Young Eyes: Interview with Owen Gibbons

    Former Auckland Deaf Society President and life member, Owen Gibbons says that one of his best memories was travelling to the World Deaf Games as part of the New Zealand Deaf basketball mens team. His eyes “literally popped out at what he saw over there!”

  9. 1956
    Video — Donated by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Image of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

    Auckland Carnival 1956

    Friends of the Deaf prepare a float for the Auckland Carnival, 1956, along with some footage of the float parade.

  10. 1958
    Video — Donated by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Image of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

    Foundation Stone Ceremony

    The foundation stone ceremony for the Auckland Deaf Welfare Centre 1958.

  11. 1958
    Video — Donated by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Image of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

    Auckland Deaf Welfare Centre building progress

    The building of the Auckland Deaf Welfare Centre, followed by footage of the Balmoral Bowling Club, and the newly opened Auckland Harbour Bridge.