The Directory lists all full (ordinary) members of SLIANZ. Ordinary members hold a recognised sign language interpreting qualification from New Zealand or another accrediting body recognised by SLIANZ. Ordinary members agree to abide by the Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct.
Apart from members’ name, region, qualification and year of qualification, listings in the Directory are edited by members themselves. SLIANZ is not responsible for the content members choose to include.
If you wish to book an interpreter you can contact individual members using the information they have provided.
You could also contact one of the following agencies, which are listed in no particular order.
iSign – http://www.isign.co.nz/
Connect Interpreting – http://www.connectinterpreting.co.nz/
Wordsworth Interpreting – http://www.wordsworth.nz/
Please note that these links are provided for the convenience of users. They do not imply any endorsement of any these organisations or their services.
IMPORTANT – COVID-19 UPDATE
During the lockdown period, face-to-face interpreting will continue to be provided as an essential service where necessary. Video interpreting may be offered as an alternative wherever possible. Please read this update from Deaf Aotearoa and the above agencies about arrangements.
Taryn Banks-Town/City AucklandRegion NorthlandWilling to travel to Northland,Auckland,Waikato,Bay of Plenty,Hawkes Bay,Gisborne,Taranaki,Manawatu - Whanganui,WellingtonInterpreting Qualification Bachelor of Arts (NZSL-English Interpreting)Year of Qualification 2019Working Languages NZSL,EnglishOther Relevant Qualifications Bachelor of Arts NZSL-English InterpretingContact Details Tbanksvisualvoice@gmail.com/021366072SLIANZ PD Points Achieved YesSLIANZ teina YesOther Information New ZealandThornton Peck-Town/City Lower HuttRegion WellingtonInterpreting Qualification Diploma in Sign Language InterpretingYear of Qualification 2000Working Languages NZSL,EnglishContact Details firstname.lastname@example.orgTote Hemehema-Town/City AucklandRegion AucklandWilling to travel to Northland,Auckland,WaikatoInterpreting Qualification Diploma in Sign Language InterpretingYear of Qualification 2013Working Languages NZSL,EnglishOther Relevant Qualifications Diploma NZSL InterpretingSLIANZ teina YesVanessa Underwood-Town/City BluffRegion SouthlandInterpreting Qualification Diploma in Sign Language InterpretingYear of Qualification 2010Working Languages NZSL,EnglishViola Tuakimoana-Town/City AucklandRegion AucklandInterpreting Qualification Diploma in Sign Language InterpretingYear of Qualification 2006Other Relevant Qualifications NZ Sign Language Interpreter. Dip. AUT 2006 Mental Health Support Work. Dip. AUT 2009SLIANZ Tuakana YesWenda Walton-Town/City Lower HuttRegion WellingtonInterpreting Qualification Diploma in Sign Language InterpretingYear of Qualification 1996Working Languages NZSL,EnglishZana Paraha-Town/City AucklandRegion AucklandInterpreting Qualification Bachelor of Arts (NZSL-English Interpreting)Year of Qualification 2016SLIANZ Tuakana Yes