The Sign Language Interpreters Association of New Zealand

We are a national professional association which represents and advances the profession by informing members and consumers, and promoting high standards of practice and integrity in the field.

Looking for an Interpreter?

Find professionals who are trained to facilitate communication between Deaf and hearing people.

Information for Interpreters

Do you want to become a sign language interpreter?

We’ve got information to steer you in the right direction.

Call for Papers

SLIANZ Conference 2020:

June 28 & 29, Rydges Latimer, Christchurch.

This year's theme is 'Homegrown'! See details (with more to come) and the call for papers ... See more

Interpreting is the collation of myriad micro-skills. This year, we want to focus on those little things that are all too easy to neglect. New Zealanders are also a talented bunch and we all know ... See more

World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI)

An interview with our #Oceania Representative, Janet Rokotuibau has been published recently in the International Journal of Interpreter Education. She describes her personal journey to becoming a ... See more

Aaaaand, we're back! SLIANZ is once again open, hoping you've all had a restful and happy break. Stay tuned for more updates as the year unfolds!

SLIANZ will be closed for the summer holiday from today until 18th January 2020. Wishing everyone a very happy New Year and a relaxing break.🙌⛱🏞

GETS | Ministry of Social Development - NZSL Interpreter competencies

The Office for Disability Issues is seeking to commission a project to set competencies for New Zealand Sign Language Interpreters. This will form part of a larger Interpreter Standards Framework ... See more

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WASLI Paris reports

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The next SLIANZ Newsletter will be sent out shortly. As a taster, you  can now find two  reflections on the WASLI  Paris conference in the membership resources area  - log…