Auckland Deaf Society

NZ Deaf Sports Convention Christchurch 1953

1953
The 1953 New New Zealand Deaf Sports Convention is held in Christchurch, with sports, fun, and day trips.
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The 1953 New New Zealand Deaf Sports Convention is held in Christchurch and the Auckland Deaf sports team travels to Christchurch via train, a trip which takes almost 15 hours, stopping by Wellington. There they check out the cable car and Wellington zoo. In Christchurch, sports featured include shot-put, athletics, and long jump. The group visits Christchurch city, including the well-known Christchurch Cathedral, located in the centre of the city.

  1. Alan Hartley

  2. John McRae

  3. Keith Gordon

  4. Leslie Barratt

  5. Merv Forman

  6. Noeline Tremaine

  7. Owen Gibbons

  8. Verna McRae

Donated by Auckland Deaf Society
Original format 3" 8mm
Reference number ADS16-01-SPO53
Sponsored by Otago Deaf Society