Updates

  • 7 minutes of signing challenge

    Hands UP if you’re ready to sign with us! We’re so excited to be announcing our 7 minutes of signing challenge happening this May during New Zealand Sign Language Week! It’s simple, from the 8th to the 14th of May, we’re challenging you to get involved in signing. You might simply challenge yourself to learn…

  • Introducing our NZSL Week Ambassadors

    Hands up if you’re ready to sign with us! 👋🏻👋🏽👋🏾⁠⁠We are thrilled to introduce you to this year’s New Zealand Sign Language Week ambassadors, Brad Watson (@bradwatsonnz) and Maria Foy (@happymumhappychild), as well as our new look logo for NZSL Week 2023. We’re determined to bring signing out to the masses and together we can…

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

    Hands up if you’re ready to sign with us! 🙌🏽 We are thrilled to introduce you to our hero for this year’s New Zealand Sign Language Week – Jon Tai-Rakena! Jon is passionate about teaching NZSL to anyone and everyone, from whānau to neighbours to friends and everyone in between, and is also a regular…

  • Garage Project – FUX Beer

    Deaf Aotearoa and Garage Project have partnered for NZSL Week, to raise awareness of one of Aotearoa’s official languages and to celebrate NZSL Week with a beer! It is now our fourth year and we are excited to present to you the ‘FUX’ Beer as part of the Talk to the Hand beer series. FUX is a lush…

  • Terms of Reference for the NZSL Week Advisory Group

    The purpose of this Terms of Reference is to set out the working arrangements for the NZSL Week Advisory Group and includes the group’s purpose, membership, meeting schedule, and roles and responsibilities. 1. Purpose The purpose of the New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Week Advisory Group is to provide advice, ideas, and different perspectives for…