Story: New Zealand Sign Language

New Zealand Sign Language Week poster

New Zealand Sign Language Week poster

The 2019 NZSL Week campaign had the theme 'My Languge, My place' which aimed to draw attention to the unique value of NZSL to New Zealand. NZSL Week has been organised by Deaf Aotearoa since 2007 and is usually held in May. In 2020 the Covid-19 pandemic meant it was delayed until September.

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Rachel McKee, 'New Zealand Sign Language - Ghost page', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2022)

Story by Rachel McKee, published 27 Aug 2020, updated 1 Sep 2020