Deaf Society of Canterbury

Deaf Society of Canterbury

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Deaf Society of Canterbury or Deaf Club as we are known is Is a legally incorporated society and a charity. We have been in existence since 1922 providing facilities for Deaf members of the community to meet and share their common language (New Zealand Sign Language, NZ’s 3rd official language), culture, history and social, sporting and recreational activities.

The ‘Deaf Club’ or 'DSC' as we are known is the ‘second home’ to the Deaf community. It is as important to the Deaf community as a marae is to the Maori community. The Deaf Club is a place where Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HoH) people can feel comfortable; it is a place where all modes of communication are welcome. Deaf Club can help to break down the isolation a Deaf or HoH person can experience in everyday life within the hearing world.

The Deaf Society throughout its 93 year history has been run by Deaf people for Deaf people.

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We are a legally incorporated society and a charity. We have been in existence since 1922 providing facilities for Deaf members of the community to meet and share their common language (New Zealand Sign Language, NZ’s 3rd official language), culture, history and social, sporting and recreational activities.

The ‘Deaf Club’ or 'DSC' as we are known is the ‘second home’ to the Deaf community. It is as important to the Deaf community as a marae is to the Maori community. The Deaf Club is a place where Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HoH) people can feel comfortable; it is a place where all modes of communication are welcome. Deaf Club can help to break down the isolation a Deaf or HoH person can experience in everyday life within the hearing world.

The Deaf Society throughout its 98 year history has been run by Deaf people for Deaf people.

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Give us $5 campaign  7 March 2016

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Kat
Kat on 22 Apr 2022
A koha for you for standing against hosting anti government, hate spreading groups in your venue. Big love x
$10
KJ
KJ on 21 Apr 2022
Well done standing up for the vulnerable by not hosting the anti-gov group in your hall. Respect
$150
Limit Zero
Limit Zero on 28 Mar 2022
From all the members and trainers at Limit Zero Gym in Christchurch.
$250
Deaf Society of Canterbury

Thank you so much Limit Zero Gym for your kind and unexpected donation.

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Glenn
Glenn on 23 Feb 2022
Thanks for your assistance.
$10
Anthony
Anthony on 19 Jan 2022
Thank you for your support of Deaf-Quip
$100

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