COVID update today

There will be a Covid update from Middlemore Hospital in Auckland today at 12.20pm and interpreters are provided. Deputy Director General – Andrew Old will be presenting at the meeting and will be on the usual platforms but not Kordia.

2022 Annual General Meeting

The 2022 Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 3rd December 2022 at the Hotel Armitage Conference Centre in Tauranga. Deaf Aotearoa members have received an AGM Pack in their email containing the following: Voting forms must be received before 28th November. If you did not receive the AGM … Read more

Job advert for Human Rights Commission – Disability Rights Commissioner

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION / TE KĀHUI TIKA TANGATA  DISABILITY RIGHTS COMMISSIONER  Expressions of interest are invited for the position of Disability Rights Commissioner under section 8 (1A)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1993.      The Human Rights Commission is Aotearoa New Zealand’s national human rights institution. The Commission works with the … Read more

DAHL Board Director vacancy

Deaf Aotearoa is a national organisation which advocates for, and provides services to, Deaf people of all ages. The organisation has a two-tiered governance structure. Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand (DANZ) is an incorporated society with over 2000 members. DANZ has an Executive Board of 9 Deaf people elected by and … Read more

Feedback wanted on amendments to NZSL Act

Hi, I’m Craigo, Vice President of Deaf Aotearoa The Government is consulting with the Deaf community about some initial proposals to amend the NZSL Act. Deaf Aotearoa will provide our feedback on this. We are interested in your views as members, this will help us finalise our advice to the … Read more

Important Government proposals and bills for discussion

Kia ora Deaf community. At the moment Government is working on two important topics related to Deaf people: Policy proposals to amend and modernise the NZSL Act  The Accessibility for New Zealanders Bill. Deaf Aotearoa encourages you all to let us know what you think about both.  Deaf Aotearoa will … Read more

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