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Happy Holidays from Deaf Aoteraoa

All the Deaf Aotearoa offices are closed from 2:00pm Wednesday 22nd December 2021. Offices will reopen on Monday 10th January 2022. During the summer break, you can still contact us for urgent support:Email: duty@deaf.org.nzPhone: 0800 33 23 22 You can also make interpreter bookings with iSign:FREE text: 3359Email: bookings@isign.co.nzPhone: 0800 … Read more

Deadline for Shirley McKenzie Scholarship coming up

It’s that time of the year. Deaf Aotearoa’s Shirley McKenzie Scholarship is currently open for applications. This scholarship supports Deaf people’s study opportunities. The deadline for the first round is next Tuesday, 30th November. If it’s too much of short notice, not to worry! The deadline for the second round … Read more

Healthline Text Service

Healthline New Zealand has launched a text service for Deaf and hearing-impaired people, and others who may have difficulty communicating verbally, to access information from the Healthline Disability Support Team.  This service text service will considerably improve people’s access to vaccine information, booking an appointment to get vaccinated or arranging transport to get vaccinated.  Until now, Deaf and hearing-impaired people and others … Read more

Vaccination Passes

If you have had 2 doses of the Pzifer COVID-19 vaccination you will be able to get a Vaccination Certificate/Pass. When the new Covid-19 Protection Framework, also known as the traffic light system, comes into effect, this vaccination pass will allow you access to more places. This will be perfect … Read more

Lara’s announcement

Hello and kia ora! I’m Lara, First Signs team leader. I have an important and exciting announcement for you all! Deaf Aotearoa has been looking for a General Manager for Adult & Senior Services. We finally recruited one and it’s me! As you know, I have been one of First … Read more

COVID-19 vaccine bookings from 1 September

From 1 September, everyone in New Zealand who is 12 years of age and older can get the COVID-19 vaccine. You’ll need to book 2 appointments, with a gap between doses of 6 weeks or more. It’s very important you get both doses of the vaccine as this will give … Read more

Terms of Reference on the Constitution Committee for Deaf Aotearoa

Tena Koutou, my name is Jasmin Taylor, and I am on Deaf Aotearoa Executive Board. This video is about Terms of Reference on the Constitution Committee for Deaf Aotearoa. Purpose of Constitution Committe is to review both DANZ Inc Constitution, and DAHL Constitution. Make sure both constitutions are aligned and consistent. Also … Read more

Key messages from Executive Board

AGM information will be released soon, and we want you to make sure your membership and contact details are up to date to ensure that you will receive them. Please check. https://www.deaf.org.nz/get-involved/membership/ We have 3 board members vacancy, If you are interested in nominating for DANZ executive board please email … Read more

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