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New Zealand Deaf Summer Camp 2018

There has been a group of 12 staff from van Asch Dec and KDEC who dedicated their time to running the Summer Deaf Youth Camp at Palm Grove just north of Wellington City from 22 – 26 January, 51 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students from across New Zealand attended the camp. Congratulations to all the team on running such a successful camp, the planning group has spent many hours organizing the Camp during 2017. Go to to view photos from the Camp. This camp was made possible through the funding from the NZSL Board.

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van Asch Deaf Education 2017 Prize Giving

The van Asch Deaf Education Centre school Prize Giving was held Wednesday night 13 December. It was supported by whanau and Centre staff. The evening was hosted by two of our students, Thomas McLiskey and Henry Tangiwai Scott who were our MCs. Thanks to our guest speaker Jared Flitcroft.

A great evening of celebration of the achievements of our students.

Special thanks to all the staff who helped behind the scenes preparing for the evening - programme design and publication, IT and online link set up, flowers, engraving of awards, preparation of items and catering.