We are now at a golden age of technology. Finally! If you think about it, it’s only been, what – only a few years since the New Zealand Deaf community has been able to make relay calls in NZSL.

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Sign language is banned in education
2006
NZSL becomes an official language
2008
UN Convention supports the right to sign
2013
Human Rights Inquiry creates new path

DEAFRADIO is a Deaf-run creative hub, providing New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) expertise to deliver innovative opportunities for NZSL accessibility and preservation.

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Deaf Schools in New Zealand
28000
People who use NZSL everyday
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Deaf Clubs in New Zealand
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English docs not in NZSL

Our philosophy is to deliver high-quality resources that honour the value of NZSL and the Deaf Community.

So where are we?

NEAR THE TRAIN STATION

NZSL on your mind? Let’s start a conversation.

0225 DEAFRADIO [332 372]

AND YES, THIS IS ON OUR MIND STILL!