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.

World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI)

SLIANZ and Deaf Aotearoa signed a joint statement in 2013 and are working on renewing our commitment to each other as member organisations of WASLI and the WFD.

Thank you to Clark Denmark for this IS translation of our WFD and WASLI Cooperation agreement. This agreement was updated in November 2018 at the WFD conference at Budapest. It is inspiring to see ... See more

Sign Language Interpreters Association of New Zealand

Deadline for submitting an abstract for our conference is tomorrow, 15th April. We're looking forward to your papers!

SLIANZ Conference Call for papers NZSL version. We have extended our conference call for papers to 15th April. We're looking forward to receiving your submissions!

Is There Disruption in the Sign Language Interpreting Profession? - ASLIA

Food for thought

Jemina Napier presented Is There Disruption in the Sign Language Interpreting Profession? at StreetLeverage – Live 2018 | Cherry Hill. In her presentation, Jemina highlights and explores various ... See more

Our new website is live! We will be updating this regularly. Members will be sent login details when you renew your membership (remember the deadline is 10th April). This will give you the ability to ... See more

Our website is down while we switch to our new website and directory. We should be back up and running in the next 24 hours.

Contact form and emails

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Welcome to our new website! Our contact form and email addresses are temporarily out of action while we make the transfer. Please contact for urgent matters.

Membership renewal

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We will be sending out invoices for membership renewal during March. The deadline for making payment is the 10th of April, to enable us to manage the administration and production…