Staff working from home

DANZ Staff still working, but working from home. Deaf Aotearoa has a COVID helpline – OPENING HOURS 8.30am – 4pm, Monday-Friday. Deaf Community all over in NZ can use the COVID helpline. This is Joyce here from Christchurch, my role is Pathway Assessor/Facilitator. The Deaf Aotearoa team would like to …

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Vote for Debra – Westfield Local Heroes

Debra Jamieson from our Christchurch office has been selected as one of the Westfield local heroes! Debra was nominated because she is a wonderful role model in the Deaf community and the work she is doing with families is life changing! Families love her and say they couldn’t manage without …

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Influenza vaccine information 2021

The Flu is a virus. It can make some people very sick. Each year, lots of people go to their doctors and pharmacists to get the flu vaccine. This is an injection that can protect you from catching or spreading flu and you can’t get the flu from the injection. …

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Executive Board Update – April 2021

Kia ora, tena kotou As continuing the tradition for Presidents of Deaf Aotearoa, I will share the key messages after each Board meetings. Executive Board had a meeting on 27th/28th March in Wellington, 2 days, lots of discussion and actions. Last year AGM, President Oliver announced stepping down after next Board meeting. …

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Say hi to our NZSL Week Heroes, Sara and Theo

We are proud to showcase this year’s New Zealand Sign Language Week heroes, Sara and Theo. Both Sara and Theo are proud members of the New Zealand Deaf Community. Sara is a Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington teaching New Zealand Sign Language Studies as part of a Bachelor of …

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Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed

Next week, from Tuesday 13th until Thursday 15th April, all Deaf Aotearoa Facilitators will be in Christchurch for training. All Deaf Aotearoa offices throughout New Zealand will be closed. Most offices will be open on Monday 12th April and Friday 16th April. Thank you for your patience.

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