NZSL Award winners announced
The NZSL Awards give recognition to, and celebrate, the standout achievements in promoting the uptake and use of NZSL and meeting the language needs of the Deaf community.
This year's Awards held on 10 May 2018, during NZSL Week, were attended by the Minister for Disability Issues and other key people, organisations and businesses committed to the promotion of NZSL and Deaf culture.
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And the winners are...
NZSL in the Media – Sara Pivac Alexander ( LearnNZSL)
NZSL in Health – Natasha Jumelet (Deaf Wellbeing Society)
NZSL in Early Childhood Education – Joint winners, Bridget Warmouth and Casa Nova Kindergarten
NZSL in Schools – Redwood Primary School
NZSL Employer – Andy Firth (Paul Kelly Motors)
NZSL in Teaching – Susie Ovens
NZSL Accessible Service – Coffee Educators
Interpreter of the Year – Angela Murray
NZSL in Sports – Clive Morgan
NZSL in the Arts – Laura Haughey (Equal Voices Arts)
NZSL in Government Agencies – Nick Linton (NZ Fire Service)
Supreme Long-standing Service Award – Lesley Carmichael
Supreme Long-standing Service Award – Lynette Pivac
Youth Champion – Katherine Hickson
Maori Champion – Jared Flitcroft
NZSL Champion – Josje Lelijveld
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