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.

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We have been in liaison with Rydges and those of you who have already cancelled your accommodation booking.

Rydges Hotel Latimer encourage any members whom have booked their ... See more

COVID-19 Alert System

Some interpreters are reporting that they are being turned down by DHBs for booked appointments with Deaf people at hospitals. This morning It was confirmed by the Ministry of Health (Deputy ... See more

This website has everything you need to know about COVID-19 in one place. Learn the simple steps you can take to unite against the virus and slow its spread. Find out what help is available and get ... See more

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On behalf of SLIANZ and CHIG, this message is to sadly inform you that this year's SLIANZ Conference 2020 has been cancelled. We are incredibly sorry to have to announce this. ... See more

Over the past few days, SLIANZ has reached out to other interpreting organisations abroad as well as to key stakeholders in New Zealand so that we can take a joint approach to changes in the way we ... See more

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…