🌟 Meri Kirihimete from Deaf Aotearoa! 🎄

All Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed from2:00pm Thursday 21st December 2023 Most offices will reopen onMonday 15th January 2024 Please check with your local office for their specific closing and reopening times. You can still make interpreter bookings with iSignFREE text: 3359Email: bookings@isign.co.nzPhone: 0800 934 683Deaf Aotearoa wishes you … Read more

Get ready for heavy rain – NEMA

👋 GET READY FOR HEAVY RAIN 🔔 9th May 2023 The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is encouraging people to get prepared as a new weather system brings significant rainfall over the next two days. The ground in many parts of Aotearoa is already saturated and with more heavy rain … Read more

For the Love

For the Love is a beautiful short film starring Deaf community members Michelle and Rob Sinclair. The film is a co-production between 3 independent filmmakers: Early in the production planning, the filmmakers contacted us at Deaf Aotearoa – and we are able to work with them to provide some cultural … Read more

Statement on NZSL Interpreting Qualification changes proposed by the NZSL Board – 1st May 2023

Deaf Aotearoa statement on NZSL Interpreting Qualification changes proposed by the NZSL Board Deaf Aotearoa is deeply concerned about the alternative interpreting qualification process proposed by the NZSL Board. This major policy change could potentially have a significant impact on the Deaf community and the interpreting workforce. The lack of … Read more

Herbert Klein: Mental Health

Herbert Klein is a Deaf, British Sign Language (BSL) user and a mental health professional, from London, UK. Herbert has worked in Adult, Youth and Children’s Deaf Mental Health Services within the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). He has over 32 years experience working in a wide variety of roles … Read more

ACE ID requirements

Over the years, we have organised and provided various ACE workshops throughout Aotearoa New Zealand! We hope that you have enjoyed them. Every year, we ask you to fill out an enrolment form to be able to take part in ACE workshops. Now you will also need to provide your … Read more

Support Worker job opportunity

🧰 Job opportunity as Support Worker – 4 hours 🔨 VIA OUR EMPLOYMENT SERVICE Support with a client with their everyday life:– Translate NZ or world news in NZSL– Take client to grocery shopping– Provide support with client’s life Do you want to know more about the job? Do you … Read more

Support Worker Coordinator job opportunity

🧰 Job opportunity as Support Worker Coordinator 🔨 VIA OUR EMPLOYMENT SERVICE Duties: – Work with two Deaf people at a residential home – Support with their social planning and preparing for their outings and everyday living – Provide support to the clients to develop plans for everyday activities – … Read more

Barista job opportunity in Ponsonby, Auckland

🧰 Job opportunity in Ponsonby, Auckland – Barista 🔨 VIA OUR EMPLOYMENT SERVICE Barista Job – Ponsonby, AucklandFull time – 40 hours per week, 7:00AM to 3:30PMThe role is working alone with no supervision Do you have the skills for the job? Have been trained and completed a Barista course? … Read more

Government’s Cost of Living payment

Kia ora,Are you aware about the Government’s $350 payment? This is for helping out with living costs. Cost of living means prices have gone up. For example, petrol, food, rent/mortgage. If you earn under $70,000, you are a New Zealand Tax Resident over 18 years old and you do not … Read more