Government commits $600,000 to flood recovery

The Government is contributing $600,000 to help residents affected by the weekend’s violent weather with recovery efforts. Acting Minister for Emergency Management Kris Faafoi and Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor have been in the Buller district this afternoon to assess flood damage and support the local response effort. They have announced …

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Deaf communities to get better emergency information

Deaf communities will have improved access to emergency information as the result of a new agreement signed today, says Civil Defence Minister Hon Kris Faafoi. Mr Faafoi says the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management and Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand will provide a foundation …

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Working With An Interpreter

The Sign Language Interpreters Association of New Zealand have released a series of videos about working with interpreters. These videos have information in English and NZSL: Tips for Deaf presenters working with NZSL interpreters  Tips for hearing presenters working with NZSL interpreters

Hazards and what to do to be better prepared

Information on the hazards we face in New Zealand and advice on what to do to be better prepared is presented in New Zealand Sign Language and captions in a series of videos available on YouTube. Watch these NZSL videos on hazards and emergencies in New Zealand. Make an emergency …

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