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Local Election Access in NZSL

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 8:07 am | Deaf Action NZ

Councils and District Health Boards (DHBs) must ensure Local Government Elections are fully accessible in New Zealand Sign Language. More >>

Deaf Action on withdrawal of NZSL interpreters

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:10 pm | Deaf Action NZ

Deaf Action NZ expresses disappointment over the withdrawal of NZSL interpreters for Parliament Question time. More >>

Need for access legislation that delivers

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 11:59 am | Deaf Action NZ

Deaf Action NZ calls on the Minister for Disability Issues to commit to accessibility legislation in the near future. Today the Access Alliance is presenting the Minister with stories that highlight access issues experienced by Deaf and disabled people. More >>

Democratic advances for Deaf people

Monday, 14 May 2018, 10:04 am | Deaf Action NZ

As NZSL Week draws to an end Deaf Action commends Parliament for taking steps to allow Deaf people access to democracy through the provision of New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Interpreters during Question Time in Parliament and during Post Cabinet Press ... More >>

Deaf people with disabilities navigate three worlds

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 11:32 am | Deaf Action NZ

Deaf people with additional disabilities navigate three different worlds on a daily basis: the Deaf world, the hearing world, and the disability world. Today, Deaf Action NZ released “Inclusive NZSL Communities,” a series of video clips highlighting ... More >>

NZSL users left out in the cold by TVNZ

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 11:31 am | Deaf Action NZ

NZSL users feel they have once again been left out in the cold by TVNZ. More >>

DHBs lack consistency for safety of Deaf patients

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 4:44 pm | Deaf Action NZ

Deaf Action urges DHBs to make a commitment to the safety of Deaf people across New Zealand by ensuring access to NZSL interpreters at all times. More >>

An Open Letter on Disability Issues

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 10:08 am | Deaf Action NZ

An Open Letter to Civil Defence, TVNZ, Ministers Hon Nikki Kaye (Civil Defence) and Hon Nicky Wagner (Disability Issues), More >>

Deaf Action launch petition for visual fire alarms

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 10:05 am | Deaf Action NZ

Deaf Action (New Zealand) have just launched a petition calling on government to make visual fire alarms mandatory in public buildings. More >>

When life throws lemons, get out the cookbook

Friday, 4 December 2015, 4:27 pm | Deaf Action NZ

According to Deaf Action Chair Kim Robinson, the best way to deal with lemons being thrown when on a Human Rights journey is to get out the recipe book and start baking. More >>


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