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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 … Read more

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 … Read more

National Warning: Tsunami Threat. Immediate evacuation required.

Friday 5 Mar – last updated 9:49 am A Tsunami Warning has been issued following the M8.1 earthquake north-east of New Zealand near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION. AREAS UNDER LAND AND MARINE WARNING: Coastal inundation (flooding of land areas) is expected in the following areas: The West Coast of the North … Read more

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 … Read more

WFDYS: New Opportunity! : Call for applications Advisory and Media team

WFDYS is very thrilled to announce that we are establishing two new groups / teams: Advisory Groups Social Media Team As part of our Action Plan 2019-2023, we are committed to increase the involvement and capacity building of young deaf people around the world independently advocating for their rights. We have … Read more

At Alert Level 1 Deaf Aotearoa offices are open again

Over the last few months Deaf Aotearoa offices were closed and staff were working from home. Now that New Zealand is at Alert level 1 most of our staff have returned to the offices to continue their work. If you wish to visit your local Deaf Aotearoa office, please contact … Read more

Job Advert: Secretariat to Disabled People’s Organisations (DPO) Coalition

**Disabled People’s Organisation Coalition – job ad**   Secretariat to Disabled People’s Organisations (DPO) Coalition   Contract Position – Wellington   The DPO Coalition has an exciting new opportunity available for an exceptional person to support them. This role will provide a full range of administrative and executive support, to … Read more

Cyber Bullying and the Law for the Deaf Community

ADL is pleased to present our Cyber Bullying and the Law series for the Deaf Community. These free legal education sessions are especially for Deaf Community members. NZSL interpreters are provided. The Cyber Bullying and the Law sessions are on Zoom. In the sessions we talk about cyber bullying law, … Read more

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