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We are the focal point in government on disability issues. We are working toward a vision of New Zealand being a non-disabling society - a place where disabled people have an equal opportunity to achieve their goals and aspirations.

NZSL video interpreting service now extended to weekends

The service that allows people using New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) to phone others by using an interpreter will soon be available at weekends, Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi and Disability Issues Minister Carmel Sepuloni announced on 8 April 2019.
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These outcome areas will contribute to achieving the vision of the New Zealand Disability Strategy.