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  1. 2009
    Video — Donated by Kerry Titcombe Image of Kerry Titcombe

    Welcome Home – our Deaf athletes – from the Taipei Deaflympics!

    The New Zealand Deaf athletes are welcomed back home at the Auckland Airport! New Zealand sent a team of 13 players and officials to the 2009 Taipei Summer Deaflympics. Michael Lynch won gold for karate, with Kerry Titcombe also obtaining bronze in karate.

  2. 1989
    Video — Donated by Rodney Roberts Image of Rodney Roberts

    News Review: Ready, Set, Go!

    Susan Thomas takes the reins at the studio this week on ‘News Review’. The team recaps footage from the World Games of the Deaf which wrapped up on the Tuesday before. Watch records being broken, and some footage of our Kiwi athletes in action!

  3. 1989
    Video — Donated by Rodney Roberts Image of Rodney Roberts

    TVNZ coverage of the 16th World Games for the Deaf

    Professional coverage of the first few days of sports at the 16th World Games for the Deaf held in Christchurch in January 1989. Events are covered in detail and presented by the News Review weekly round up.

  4. 1965
    Video — Donated by St Dominic’s Catholic Deaf Centre Image of St Dominic’s Catholic Deaf Centre

    Twenty-One Years: St Dominic’s at Feilding

    A look at St Dominic’s School for the Deaf twenty-one years after its opening at Dover Street, to its relocation to Feilding. ‘Twenty-One Years’ features speech therapy, classroom activities and ballet, swimming and sewing lessons, as well as its infamous Gala Day and a Mass in its Chapel.

  5. 1952
    Video — Donated by Susan Hamilton Image of Susan Hamilton

    Day trip to the Parnell Baths

    Students at Titirangi School for the Deaf are treated to a day trip to the Parnell Baths.

  6. 1951
    Video — Donated by Owen Gibbons Image of Owen Gibbons

    Day trip to Helensville Hot Pools

    A group of Deaf people make a trip to the Helensville Hot Pools 1951.

  7. 1985
    Video — Donated by Deaf Society of Canterbury Image of Deaf Society of Canterbury

    Christchurch Deaf Club picnic at Amberley: Summer 1985

    Christchurch Deaf Club hosted its annual picnic at Amberley, north of Christchurch. As usual, there are games aplenty, with the Amberley swimming pool a perfect location to cool off.

  8. 1989
    Donated by Shona McGhie Image of Shona McGhie

    VXIth World Games for the Deaf, Christchurch: 7-17 January 1989

    An in-depth wrap-up of the 16th World Games for the Deaf in Christchurch, 7-17 January 1989.

  9. 1989
    Video — Donated by Kerry Titcombe Image of Kerry Titcombe

    16th World Games for Deaf - News Review segment

    News Review coverage of the 16th World Games for the Deaf in Christchurch 1989.

  10. 1959
    Video — Donated by Owen Gibbons Image of Owen Gibbons

    Laurie Schischka takes his boat ‘Rambler’ out on the Hauraki Gulf

    A group of Deaf friends are treated to a boat trip in the Hauraki Gulf on a boat called “Rambler”, owned by Laurie Schischka.