2024 NZSL Awards Winners

NZSL Accessibility: Concentrix/NZ Relay  Concentrix is contracted to MBIE to provide the NZ Relay service. A service that enables Deaf and hard of hearing New Zealanders to communicate in NZSL with hearing people and services, via an online interpreter.    Their dedication to accessibility can be seen within their staffing. In the NZ team they have …

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Happy NZSL Week from Chris Luxon

🌟 Let’s kick off NZSL Week with a message from Prime Minister Chris Luxon! Let’s celebrate New Zealand Sign Language together for an Aotearoa where anyone can sign anywhere! Happy NZSL Week! #NZSLWeek24 🤟

Last Chance Alert!

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to pre-order NZSL Week x Mr Vintage merch NEXT WEEK! Available to pre-order for ONE week only during NZSL Week from 6th to 12th May! Hurry, pre-orders END on 12th May 2024! Go and at https://nzslweek.mrvintage.co.nz/ ON Monday 6th May! This year’s theme: “An Aotearoa Where Anyone Can Sign …

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NZSL Week resources are coming soon

🎉👐 Hey Kiwis! Yes you! Get ready to dive into the world of New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) with us this 6th to 12th May as we celebrate NZSL Week! 🎉  Our theme for this year is “an Aotearoa where anyone can sign anywhere”, inspired by the World Federation of the Deaf’s vision. 🌍  Our …

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Welcome to NZSL Week 2024!

Our theme for this year is “an Aotearoa where anyone can sign anywhere” and we’re ready to dive into the world of New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL)!   We’re thrilled to unveil this theme for NZSL Week 2024, inspired by the World Federation of the Deaf’s vision. Our goal? To spread the joy of NZSL across …

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What’s new this year?

We’re shaking things up for our NZSL Week Heroes! Jon Tai-Rakena will return for a second year as our Deaf hero for NZSL Week 2024. With Jon’s passion and dedication, we’re ready to showcase the beauty of NZSL like never before. From now on, our Deaf hero is going to have two years in the …

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Hands up if you’re ready to sign with us!

Together we can make NZSL thrive. Hi! My name is Jon Tai-Rakena. I am the Deaf NZSL Week hero for 2023! NZSL Week ambassadors Brad Watson from The Hits, Maria Foy from Happy Mum, Happy Child and I can’t wait for all New Zealanders to give signing a go from Monday 8th to Sunday 14th May 2023.   …

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