Kia ora NZSL Students!

Are you interested in becoming a New Zealand Sign Language interpreter? Or gaining a degree in NZSL? At AUT we offer Bachelor’s degrees in: We are delighted to invite you to AUT LIVE (Open Day) at our City Campus on: Saturday, 26 August 2023 Come to a presentation about the … Read more

iSign Graduate Program: May 2023

Hi Everyone! It’s us, the Graduate Interpreter Program here again. Thanks so much for coming to our recent ice cream evet at Deaf Club, it was a great turnout. Coming up next week soon is New Zealand Sign Language Week (HANDWAVES) We’ll be celebrating NZSL Week by visiting a few … Read more

Police Statement on 111 TXT notification

During routine testing of the registered 111 text service for people with hearing or speech impairments at 7:58 PM, Tuesday 25 April 2023, NZ Police inadvertently sent a test message to all registered users of this service. The message was labelled as a test message and asked users to acknowledge … Read more

Job Cleaner Motel

Job Cleaner Motel Christchurch working hours 930am-10am finish 2-3pm. 10 hours a week could be more hours depending on workload. experience worker is preferred but training will be provided if required. expected candidates to be trustworthy, long term and flexible workdays. Please contact me if anyone is interested in the … Read more

Administrative Coordinator role

CHRISTCHURCH area Hello Administrative Coordinator role – part time up to 10 hrs – hourly rates between $25-$30 The Waitana Regional Leadership Group (RLG) is looking for a superstar person with administration skills to support the RLG & Core groups must have a strong voice and support for disabled people, … Read more

What does a National State of Emergency mean?

This morning the New Zealand Government declared a National State of Emergency in response to Cyclone Gabrielle.   A National State of Emergency puts the Government in charge of any actions, as opposed to local authorities. This also allows the Government to help affected regions that are becoming overwhelmed. A National … Read more

Advice for Aucklanders – Tips for cleaning up your home after a flood

It’s important to remove flood damaged items from your home as they can pose aserious health risk to you and your family. Here are some tips for cleaning up your home and property. Personal safety while cleaning up: • wear rubber gloves, sturdy footwear, long-sleeved top and trousers• wear a … Read more

2023-02-10 Auckland Announcement

Kia Ora/Hello I’m Kerry Lotz, your new Adult Senior Facilitator at Deaf Aotearoa, Avondale office We want to let you know about emergency/weather forecast from Auckland City Council Please keep eye on weather for next 48 hours/2 days, cyclone coming from Sunday night onwards, creating more havoc on Monday and … Read more

Advice for Aucklanders Seeking help and support

Your wellbeing Asking for help is okay in these challenging times. It is understandable to feel sad, distressed, worried, confused, anxious or angry. For help with anxiety, distress, or mental wellbeing, call or text NEED TO TALK to 1737 orcontact one of the network of health and well-being providers including … Read more

Take steps to stay COVID-19 safe this summer 

The 7-day isolation requirement for positive cases remains.  Anyone testing positive for COVID-19 while away from their home this summer is permitted to travel back to their home only by private or work vehicle.  The current face mask mandate for visitors in some healthcare settings remains in place.  The Government … Read more