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NZSL Week Calendar Events

Did you know the NZSL Week website has an Events calendar, with a collection of NZSL Week events happening throughout New Zealand. This is a community calendar where you will be able to add your own events. There is a form for you to fill in all the information about … Read more

Why is NZSL Essential to you

This year’s NZSL Week theme is NZSL is Essential. There are many reasons why NZSL would be essential to you, so this is your opportunity to film yourself telling us why NZSL is essential to you. Your video clip can be a short explanation, or you could include a little … Read more

NZSL Week Pepeha Challenge

We are REALLY excited to launch a brand-new challenge for NZSL Week!!! ANYONE can be involved! Deaf or hearing, and of all ages – we invite ALL of you to give it a go!  So, what is it!? A NZSL Sign Singing challenge! Emmie Bensley, our NZSL Hero for 2022, has … Read more

Invitation to participate in upcoming conversations

As the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care move towards the Disability and Mental Health Hearing we are beginning to put together the framework for the disability report. It is important to us that disabled people have the opportunity to provide some oversight and guidance as this report develops.  as … Read more

Isolating at Home

If you test positive for COVID-19, you need to self-isolate. If you live with someone who has COVID-19 you are a household contact and need to isolate at home.   When you need to isolate  You need to isolate when you:  are positive for COVID-19  live with a person who has … Read more

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