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  1. 1959
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    Te Pakanga O Whau – The Battle of Whau: Drama by Kelston School for the Deaf

    The Battle of Whau: a drama by Kelston Deaf students for the opening ceremony of Kelston School for the Deaf, 7th November 1959.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 2007
    Video — Donated by Dan Hanks Image of Dan Hanks

    Auckland Deaf Society re-opens after 11 month rebuild

    Footage and interviews from the opening night of the newly redeveloped Auckland Deaf Society clubrooms late August 2007.

  5. 1993
    Video — Donated by Deaf Aotearoa Image of Deaf Aotearoa

    Opening of Deaf Association’s new premises in New Lynn, Auckland

    The opening of the Deaf Association National Office and the Auckland Branch Office at the Ceramic House in Totara Avenue, New Lynn on 18 June 1993.

  6. 1990
    Video — Donated by Deaf Aotearoa Image of Deaf Aotearoa

    Opening of the Bruce McHattie House

    The ceremony and speeches to open McHattie House, used as the national office for NZAD.

  7. 2004
    Video — Donated by Rūaumoko Komiti Image of Rūaumoko Komiti

    Opening of the Advance Centre

    The opening of the Advance Centre, a tertiary support centre for Deaf and hearing impaired students in the Auckland region, attended by Hon Ruth Dyson, Minister for Disability Issues, and Patrick Thompson - Māori Deaf leader.

  8. 2021
    Video — Donated by Wellington Deaf Society Image of Wellington Deaf Society

    Wellington Deaf Society: Welcome Home Party!

    Wellington Deaf Society finally has a new home, a new Deaf Club! A formal opening on Saturday 24 April 2021 to celebrate its new building since selling its Marion Street building in 2015.

  9. 1959
    Video — Donated by Susan Hamilton Image of Susan Hamilton

    Extended version: Te Pakanga o Whau performs at the opening ceremony of Kelston

    The opening of Kelston on a site in Archibald Road featured the infamous ‘Te Pakanga o Whau’ (The Battle of Whau) in 1959 where 86 deaf students acted in an outside play featuring a Māori-Pakeha battle near a big gum tree field.

  10. 1999
    Video — Donated by Rūaumoko Komiti Image of Rūaumoko Komiti

    Deaf Association opens its new Auckland office

    The Deaf Association of New Zealand opens its new offices on Great North Road, Avondale, Auckland in November 1999.