February 20, 2018

Apply to be on Games Organising Committee Wellington 2020!

2020 New Zealand Deaf Games are looking for volunteers to help organise the Games between 3rd to 9th January 2020. We have established the Games Organising Committee with 10 positions to liaison with the GOC Chairperson Anthony Sammons, and the Host City Wellington City Council. Deadline for application is 20th March 2018. There are 10 positions to apply for: Administrator Coordinator: Position Description link: GOC PD Adminstration Entertainment and Ceremonies Coordinator: Position Description link: GOC PD Ceremonies Finance Coordinator: Position Description link: GOC PD Finance Infrastructure Coordinator: Position Description link: GOC PD Infrastructure Interpreters Coordinator: Position Description link: GOC PD Interpreters Marketing Coordinator: Position Description […]
April 5, 2017

Photos from the New Zealand Deaf Games

February 28, 2017

A new era

The New Zealand Deaf Games has a long history that began with a simple Table Tennis competition between two Deaf Societies in the 1960s. The New Zealand Deaf Games has gone through many changes, but none so much as the changes that will be seen at the next New Zealand Deaf Games in Wellington 2019. The changing state of the Deaf Community, here in New Zealand and around the world, has presented some challenges for the Deaf organisations that serve the Deaf Community. This is no different for Deaf Sports New Zealand and the New Zealand Deaf sports community, and […]
December 12, 2016

Hamilton 2016 – Official New Zealand Deaf Games Results

November 6, 2016

Case for paddling in Deaf Games gains momentum

THE push to have waka ama as part of the official programme for the January 2019 New Zealand Deaf Games is gaining momentum. Last month’s Deaf Games in Hamilton had waka ama as a demonstration sport, and the reception was enthusiastic. Gisborne-based world champion paddler Vesna Radonich was the technical delegate and organiser of the waka ama element at the Deaf Games last month. She has been elected on to the executive board of New Zealand Deaf Sports, and proposes that the 2019 Deaf Games should include waka ama races for one-, six- and 12-person craft. She also proposes that […]
August 8, 2016

Accommodation options in Hamilton