STEM Communication Trust Interview project survey

Tena koe, I’m Brydee from STEM Communication Trust. A charity that aims to increase access to science, technology, engineering and maths in NZSL. We recently released a video about Biodiversity if you haven’t seen it please click the link to watch. Right now we are wanting to know if our … Read more

Story from Hawkes Bay about Cyclone Gabrielle

We are here in Hawkes Bay visiting the Deaf Club and Deaf Aotearoa staff. The local Deaf Community was invited to come to the office for a shared lunch and catch up to share their experiences through Cyclone Gabrielle. We also discussed other things such as ACE Workshops and what … Read more

iSign Graduate Event

Hi Everyone! The iSign Graduate Program has begun! Here at iSign, we’ve chosen not two, but THREE graduate interpreters. Wondering who they are? Come on and meet them at Auckland Deaf Society. When? Friday, 21st April at 8:00 pm. Exciting! They’ll give you free ice-cream! Yummy! Enjoy!

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

Victoria Manning in Columbia

Hi, I am here in Bogota, Columbia. Bogota is the capital city of Columbia. We are here for a WFD Board Meeting. I have enjoyed being able to meet with the Columbia Deaf Community, and we have also met with the Government Officials from the Ministry of Education, Ministry of … Read more

Support at Deaf Aotearoa for filling in your Census form

This year on the 7th March 2023 is Census Day. Deaf Aotearoa offices will be open for the Deaf Community to visit for support with completing the Census forms. You are welcome to visit your local Deaf Aotearoa office. Please contact your local Facilitator or the Duty Assessor team to … Read more

Updated guide on supporting disabled people to live on an equal basis with others

Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier, together with his Independent Monitoring Mechanism partners, has published an updated version of the ‘Reasonable accommodation of persons with disabilities in New Zealand’ guide with the new title – ‘Removing barriers: A guide for reasonable accommodation of disabled people in Aotearoa’. This is a joint publication … Read more

He Kāinga Rawaka He Tika Tangata – A decent home is our human right

About Everyone has the right to a decent home. A decent home is safe, warm, dry, affordable, accessible and culturally adequate. It is supported by necessary infrastructure such as water, and accessible to key services and facilities such as education, health providers, and community. Decent housing improves health, education, and … Read more

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