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.

Victoria Manning is moving on

Kia ora. I’m Victoria Manning, Deaf Aotearoa’s General Manager-Strategy. I’d like to let you know I have been offered a new job and so am resigning from Deaf Aotearoa. I’ve worked at Deaf Aotearoa for 6 years now and looking back it’s been a fantastic experience and I feel privileged …

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New Pepe Pānui e-newsletter

Deaf Aotearoa has a new e-newsletter called Pepe Pānui. This is a Māori name which translates to Butterfly Announcement. The old Community Weekly Newsletter has been discontinued as it is time for change. The new Pepe Pānui newsletter will only be distributed when there is news to be shared. Most …

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National Warning: Tsunami Threat downgrade

GNS Science has advised that the largest waves have now passed, and therefore the threat level is now downgraded to a Beach and Marine threat for all areas which were previously under Land and Marine threat. All people who evacuated can now return. The advice remains, for all areas under …

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Draft Strategic Direction 2021 – 2030

Vision Deaf people have full access Mission Deaf Aotearoa is an advocate for positive change – Supporting the Deafhood journey of identity and culture. Values and Beliefs NZSL and Deaf culture are our mana People are at the centre of everything we do We communicate and collaborate with the Deaf community …

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