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NZ Sign language

The resources from all the guides are listed below showing which guide and strategy they support. Use the categories and filters to search for resources by category, topic, or specific formats.


Communicating with a Deaf person

Fact sheet from Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand.

iTunes: Ministry of Education – Ready to Read

Some of the Ready to Read series is available in NZSL as apps for iPhone and iPad

New Zealand Sign Language dictionary

A multimedia, multilingual reference tool. You can search by: English/Māori word, visual features of the sign and more.

Thumbs Up! An introduction to New Zealand Sign Language

An introduction to New Zealand Sign Language that supports teaching and learning NZSL as an additional language in English-medium schools for students in years 7–8.

iTunes: Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy

This book is available as an interactive QBook. It has video narration in three sign languages; NZSL, AUSLAN, and ASL.

Communication tips from Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand

Tips on communicating with Deaf people more easily.

This is a Ministry of Education initiative

Building a world-leading education system that equips all New Zealanders with the knowledge, skills, and values to be successful citizens in the 21st century.