Updates to the COVID-19 response

With cases and hospitalisations low, access to new medicines, and high vaccination levels, it’s now safe to move on from the COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic light system). From 11:59pm on 12 September 2022, the COVID-19 Protection Framework will be removed. Protecting lives and livelihoods remains the goal of the Government’s … Read more

NZSL Act Consultation 2022

Consultation on potential changes to the NZSL Act 2006. The New Zealand Sign Language Board fully endorses the review of the NZSL Act and recommended the review in its 2019 annual report to the Minister for Disability Issues. Introduction The Ministry for Social Development (MSD) and the Office for Disability … Read more

Nelson Region Emergency notice

In the Nelson region, there has been plenty of rain which is making the situation dangerous. It is recommended that you stay home. If you can work from home then you should work from home. Please do not go out for a drive around to look at the damage. We … Read more

Acting CEO Announcement

Kia ora Deaf community, want to let you know that Lara Draper will be Acting CEO from Wednesday 17th to Monday 29th August. This is because Lachlan Keating, Deaf Aotearoa CEO, will be going to Geneva, Switzerland. Lachlan has been asked by the DPO Coalition to support the delegation (group) … Read more

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