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  1. 2003
    Video — Donated by Mary Johnson Image of Mary Johnson

    Memories of Owen Gibbons

    Owen Gibbons shares some life experiences in this video shot at his home in Auckland. Using various photographs and props, Owen touches on his many Deaf related involvements and memories, including his times at Deaf school, his working life, his passion for Deaf sports and his family.

  2. 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!”

  3. 2015
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    History through Young Eyes: Interview with Jeff Went

    Jeff Went talks about his involvement with Deaf sports and the 1989 World Deaf Games in Christchurch where he volunteered as an ‘international interpreter’ doing 12 hour days over 12 days!

  4. 1965
    Video — Donated by Auckland Deaf Society Image of Auckland Deaf Society

    Washington Xth International Silent Games

    The New Zealand team attending the 10th World Deaf Games in Washington, USA, 1965.

  5. 2000
    Video — Donated by Dorothy Jones Image of Dorothy Jones

    Memories of Ray Forman and Polly Karaka

    Ray Forman and Polly Karaka both talk about bits and pieces of their life. Ray talks about being “kicked out” of Sumner as the New Zealand army occupied the school during the World War II.

  6. 2000
    Video — Donated by Dorothy Jones Image of Dorothy Jones

    Memories of Merv Forman and Nellie Benney

    Merv and Nellie Forman are both interviewed by Dorothy Jones on their lives and their involvement with the Deaf community at their home in Hawkes Bay.