NZSL Week 2018

The NZSL Board proudly contributes to Deaf Aotearoa to support a range of awareness raising activities organised for throughout the NZSL week.

Throughout the week Deaf Aotearoa is running an NZSL Leaders' Challenge -  a challenge to leaders in New Zealand who don’t know NZSL, to learn and sign a brief message to show their support for NZSL Week.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was one of the first to take up the challenge.

Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni also signed a message.

The NZSL Week Leaders Challenge is a challenge to leaders in New Zealand who don’t know NZSL, to learn and sign a brief...

Posted by Deaf Aotearoa on Monday, 7 May 2018

 There are many other videos being shared on social media. Like and share to promote NZSL - the second offical language of New Zealand.

If you want to learn NZSL at any time, in your own time, at home or on the go, there are some great online resources:

• Online learning of NZSL for beginners 

• Information about learning NZSL in your area and NZSL learning resources

And, here is the TV commercial of NZSL flash mobs sign-singing Tiki Taane’s song “No Place Like Home”, which were filmed at various locations across New Zealand.


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