Celebrate New Zealand Sign Language Week

It’s New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Week (21-27 September), a  celebration of one of Aotearoa’s official languages. The theme this year is ‘NZSL is for everyone’,  and is an opportunity to try out some signing. 

Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Whakarae Professor Cheryl De La Rey has shared her support for NZSL: 

More resources on NZSL

Deaf Aotearoa has produced a series of NZSL resources, including some Let’s Talk booklets, which show you some quick vocabulary to start using with your whānua, friends and at work. 

You can also use this guide to the NZSL Alphabet to learn how to sign your name: