In December 2018, Cabinet's Social Wellbeing Committee considered the paper 'Supporting a Bid to Host the World Federation of the Deaf Congress 2023'. Read the Cabinet Committee paper and minute on this page.
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.
*Applications have now closed for this position* The NZSL Board Senior Advisor position in the Office for Disability Issues is being advertised and we welcome applications from those who have the experience, skills, knowledge and attributes to successfully undertake the role. Read more on this page.