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National

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

Deaf Aotearoa Internship Programme 2017



This is an amazing opportunity – be sure to check it out! 

About this position: Youth Intern 

The position is for 30 hours a week, on a one year fixed term.
 
The candidate must be a school leaver with a “can do attitude” who is willing to learn all aspects of Deaf Aotearoa’s services and work with different teams across the organisation.
 
They will report to and work closely with the Youth Service Team Leader, as well as delivering the Youth Service and offering support to other service teams.
 
The candidate will be enrolled to study the New Zealand Certificate in Health & Well-Being as part of the intern programme, as well as a wide range of internal training.
 
The candidate must be willing to learn New Zealand Sign Language.
 
Applications close on Friday 18th November 2016.
 
For a full position description, please check the link on the flyer.
 
Please submit your CV and cover letter to Jake LaBerge (details on the flyer).
You are also welcome to make a video of yourself with an introduction and brief background about yourself.
 
Good luck!

Shirley McKenzie Scholarship 2016



Applications for the Shirley McKenzie Scholarships are now welcome!

Click below to view NZSL videos and download the application form. 
http://deaf.org.nz/services/scholarship

 

Interpreter Standards Project



 

 

Northland

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

Artisans Fair



Where: Canopy Bridge Town Basin Whangarei
When: Every Saturday starting Saturday 22nd October until 22nd January. Then fortnightly until Easter.
Time: 9.00am – 1.30pm
Cost: Free

The Artisans Fair has a proud history of being Northlands premium Arts & Crafts market.
Here both to encourage and support creativity in Northland's thriving & hugely talented Arts & Craft Community. The market runs every Saturday from Labour Weekend through to the end of January and then fortnightly until Easter Weekend.
 

Swearing In Ceremony -  Mayor and Councillors

Where: Te Kotahitanga Hall, Forum North, Rust Ave, Whangarei 
When: Tuesday 25th October
Time: Start 5.30pm sharp. Please be seated before. No latecomers.
 
NZSL Interpreted.
 
This is a ceremony where the Mayor and Councillors swear to do their best to be honest, hardworking representatives.  The Mayor will receive robes and chains of office.
 
Please come in tidy clothes. No jeans/t-shirts
 
Cup of tea will be provided at end of ceremony.
 
If you can’t come, you can watch the live stream on Channel North TV.
 
For more information please contact Carina De Graff (Personal assistant to Mayor and Deputy Mayor)
Email: carina.degraaf@wdc.govt.nz

Auckland

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

NZSLTA Mini Conference and Fun Quiz

Where: Kelston Deaf Education Centre, 3 Archibald Road, Auckland
When: Saturday 5th November
Time: 8.00am – 10.00pm
Cost: Current NZSLTA Member - $20
          Non-member - $25

Please fill out the registration form and pay by Friday 28th October.
Registration form can be filled in here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSelXtePQqvYuLgwLExZlDTs1fncWqpxOm5ske3lyua5es4dUg/viewform?c=0&w=1 
 
These workshops are available only to fluent NZSL users.
 
Please see the timetable on the right for more information
 
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1151011421659403/
Fun Quiz event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/987679944677052/

Relationship Health for Women 



Where: Auckland Deaf Society, 164 Balmoral Road, Balmoral, Auckland
When: Saturday 29th October
Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Cost: Free – NZSL interpreters and refreshments provided.
 
This is the second workshop by Sunshine Prior about women’s health. This workshop will explain what healthy relationships mean: the differences between good and bad relationships, what abuse is and how to keep good relations between partners/spouses.
 
For more information or to enrol in this course, please contact Catherine Greyling.
Email: catherine.greyling@deaf.org.nz
Text: 021 518 709

Interpreter Standards Project - Maori Deaf Community Meeting

South Auckland

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

Interpreter Standards Project - Maori Deaf Community Meeting

Cover Letters Workshop



Where: Friendship House, Te Maunga Room , Level 2, 20 Putney Way, Manukau City 
When: Thursday 27th October
Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm     
 
Want to know about cover letters? What are they? What does a cover letter require? If this sounds like you, then come along.
 
For more information or to enrol in this course, please contact Jane Crown.
Email: jane.crown@deaf.org.nz
Mobile: 021 276 5772
 

Make Your Home Fire-Safe Workshop



Where: Deaf Aotearoa South Auckland Office, Level 1, Westfield Mall, Manukau, Auckland
When: Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm
 
This workshop will be presented by Phil Faidley, Fire Officer.

  • Where fires start in homes, and why they start.
  • How to avoid a fire starting.
  • What to do if there is a fire - smoke alarms, escape plans, meeting places.
  • TXT111, alarms for deaf people, fire safety in public places, fire safety for children.

 
For more information or to enrol in this course, please contact Natasha Cloete.
Email: natasha.cloete@deaf.org.nz
Mobile: 021 517 849
 

Waikato

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

FREE Dance Performance for Waikato Deaf Community





When: Wednesday 2nd November
Time: 2.00pm - 3.15pm
Where: The Meteor Theatre, Hamilton (corner of Victoria street and Anzac Parade).

The dance performance is performance by ‘Footnote New Zealand Dance’ company. It is dance theatre performance that celebrates the different ways we move through the world and the different ways we see the world.
 
There is no speech throughout the performance, so no interpreters are needed for performance.
 
Information about performance: http://footnote.org.nz/whats-on/
 
If you are interested in going to the free dress rehearsal, contact Kayte Shaw.
Email: kayte.shaw@deaf.org.nz
Mobile: 021 517 791

 

Waka Ama Demonstration Day at Deaf Games 2016



Where: Hamilton Lake (Lake Rotoroa - Lake Domain Drive) Note: Innes Common side of lake
When: Sunday 23rd October (Labour Weekend)
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Cost: FREE - All welcome to come and try.
 
Life Jackets and paddles provided.
 
Waka ama is included in Deaf Games this year as a demonstration sport. Come and have go at Waka ama; All welcome - bring along yourself, friends and whanau.
 
There will be a BBQ and cake stall there, so bring along some coins to spend and help support Deaf Games 2016.
 
Waka Ama World Champion - Vesna Radonich will also be there. Come along to meet her.

Achieving Greater Success - Secrets to Promoting Your Personal Brand



Where: Blind Foundation, 15 Liverpool Street, Hamilton
When: Friday 28th October
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Cost: Free
 
NZSL Interpreted.
 
Come along and learn secrets of promoting yourself as a brand. Learn from successful businessmen Adam Martin (BNZ) Barry De Geest (Renaissance Group) and Selwyn Cook (New Zealander of the year – Local Hero 2016). 
 
You will learn their secrets that propelled them down the road of success. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your professional development.
 
Morning tea will be provided.

Please RSVP by Thursday 27th October, 5.00pm
Email: Vaughan.mikkelson001@msd.govt.nz 
Text: 029 201 2608.
 
This is event is being put on by Enabling Good Lives Waikato and Disabled Persons Assembly.

Signing at The Cook – End of Year NZSL Quiz Night



When: Friday 18th November 
Time: 6.00pm - 7.30pm
Where: The Cook Café and Bar (upstairs)
Address: 7 Cook Street, Hamilton East
Cost: Free
 
Come and join in a NZSL quiz night!  All questions asked in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) and also displayed on a TV screen. Prizes to win!
 
All welcome! Deaf, hearing, Hard of Hearing, people learning NZSL, Everyone!  Come as a group, or by yourself, doesn't matter, just join in and have fun! Children welcome if with an adult.
 
For more information contact Kayte Shaw - Community Development Kaituitui.
Email: kayte.shaw@deaf.org.nz    
Mobile: 021 517 791 (text or call)
 

Maori Art Work Shops for Waikato Deaf Community



Learn about Maori Art painting; patterns, designs, technique and styles of Maori painting. Also learn about Ta Moko (tattoo) and wood carving.
 
Maori Art tutors, Arama Davis and Danial Ormsby will work with you to create your own painting.
 
Where: ‘House of many colours’ (red shed), 718 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo.
When: Sunday 6th November
            Sunday 13th November
            Sunday 4th December
Time: 1.00pm – 5.00pm
Cost: Free
 
Check out the website: http://www.karamaha.com/
 
If you are interested in going to the free workshops, contact Kayte Shaw.
Email: kayte.shaw@deaf.org.nz
Mobile: 021 517 791 (text or call)
 
Bay of Plenty

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

Employment



Do you need support in your workplace?
Support in communicating with work mates or boss?
Not sure of your rights around holidays, sick pay or entitlements?
Health and Safety issues?  Funding for interpreters for staff meetings?  
 
For any work related issues Deaf Aotearoa Employment Service is available for you and your boss in the Bay of Plenty area.
 
Please contact Colina for more information,
Email: colina.hoye@deaf.org.nz
Text:  021 923 131
 

NZ Deaf Games



Where: Hamilton
When: Labour Weekend (Thursday 20th October – Sunday 23rd October)
 
Hamilton will be hosting the NZ Deaf Games.
 
Nothing planned for the long weekend? Head to Hamilton to watch and support the players.
 
For more information click here http://deafsports.nz/deafgames/category/news/
For timetable click here http://deafsports.nz/deafgames/timetable/
 
There will be a free Waka Ama demonstration day on Sunday. Check out the Waikato section for more information.  
 

Dragon Boat Challenge





Where: The Lakes, The Lakes Boulevard, Tauranga
When: Saturday 29th October
Time: 8.00am - 4.00pm
Cost: Free
 
Nothing to do, take a drive and watch the Bay Dragons boat team who are excited to be hosting the race at the lakes boat challenge as a fundraiser for their South Island Nationals in 2018. 
 

Emergency Services and Armed Forces Open Day



Where: The Gordon Spratt Reserve, Parton Road, Papamoa, Tauranga
When: Sunday 30th October
Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm
Cost: Free – gold coin will be welcome for organisations helping victims and families from domestic violence
 
There will be displays and live demonstrations at the event.
 
For more information visit this link: https://allevents.in/tauranga/emergency-services-and-armed-forces-open-day/350367541970325#

Taranaki

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

Lost Paradise - Landscape Design Project Launch




Where:
 Totara Dell, off Mason Drive from Rogan St
When: Thursday 27th October
Time: 5.30pm
Prices: Free
Contact: Festival Manager Lisa Ekdahl
Website: http://www.gardenfestnz.co.nz/
Email: lisaE@taft.co.nz
Phone:  06 759 8412
  
Lost Paradise is part of the Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular (formerly the rhododendron festival) and is open daily during the festival.
 
More information: http://www.newplymouthnz.com/en/Residents/Attractions-and-Recreation/Events-Calendar/7951_Lost-Paradise---Landscape-Design-Project-launch

2016 Taranaki Powerco Garden Festival




When: 28th October – 6th November 2016
Cost: $5 per ticket
          Children under 12 – free entry
 
The festival also includes a mixture of free and paid events, including house and garden tours, celebrity chef demonstrations, guided walks, workshops and a garden speaker series.
 
All garden shows and map here: http://www.gardenfestnz.co.nz/
 
To view the gardens: http://www.gardenfestnz.co.nz/gardenfestSite/gardens-2/gardens/

Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival





Where:
Various gardens around Taranaki: http://www.taranakigardens.co.nz/gardens/
When: Friday 28th October – Sunday 6th November
Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Cost: $2.00 person for each garden visit
Contact: Taranaki Garden Trust Administrator
Website: http://www.taranakigardens.co.nz
Phone: 06 752 7531
Email: taranakigardentrust@gmail.com
 
For full information on gardens, maps, accommodation, contacts and even a photo competition follow this link: http://www.taranakigardens.co.nz
 

“Set in Motion” Exhibition at Lyn Lye – Govett Brewster 



When: Monday 31st October
Time: 2.00pm — 3.00pm
Cost: Free
 
NZSL Interpreted.
 
Join in for a NZSL interpreted exhibition tour of Set in Motion, a fascinating exhibition of movement, light and sound.
 
For more information about the tour: http://govettbrewster.com/events/experience/sense-art?date=2016-10-31
 
To keep up to date with new tours and exhibitions: http://govettbrewster.com/exhib itions/set-in-motion-len-lye-rebecca-baumann-dale-frank-z
 

Deaf Club Get Together 

Where: Waitara Town & Country Club, 33 -39 West Quay, opposite Waitara River
When:  Saturday 29th October
Time:   Meet at 5pm for a quick meeting then have dinner (booked for 6.30pm) while playing pool & darts. Pay your own expenses.
 
RSVP:  Tuesday 25th October 2016
 
Contact Lisa Masters for more information.
Text: 027 784 2589      

Hawkes Bay

Hawke’s Bay Anniversary and Labour Day Office Closure



When: Friday 21st October and Monday 24th October
 
The office in Hastings will be closed on Friday 21st and Monday 24th October (Labour Weekend) and will re-open on Tuesday 25th October.


Village Street Carnival 2016

Where: Havelock North Village, 12 Napier Road, Havelock North
When: Saturday 29th October
Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm
Restrictions: All Ages
Entry: Free
 
For another year Havelock North will deliver the best family day out that Hawke’s Bay has ever seen, chock full of events that the whole family will enjoy.
 

Tremains Teddy Bears Picnic



Where: Anderson Park, Kennedy Road, Taradale, Napier
When: Sunday 23rd October
Time: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Restrictions: All Ages
Entry: Free
 
Tremains Teddy bears picnic is a fun day out for the whole family.
 
There is free registration for your teddies and free giveaways.
 
There will be many craft stalls, mahons amusements, stage shows and lots more.
 
Spin the wheel with prizes up to $600, all money raised goes to Hawke’s Bay the Diabetic Society.

Stir It Up - Hastings



Where: McDonalds Hastings, 626 Heretaunga Street West, St Leonards, Hastings 4120
When: Monday 31st October 2016, 5.00pm – 6.00pm
            Monday 12th December 2016, 5.00pm – 6.00pm
Restrictions: All Ages
Cost: Free
Contact: Kat Puna katarina.puna@deaf.org.nz or 021 920 023
 
A fantastic opportunity for everyone who wants to learn and/or experience New Zealand Sign Language for FREE.
 
Come along and attend our monthly casual gathering.
 
A great setting for First sign families, whanau and/or friends of all ages. All welcome – Deaf, Hard of hearing, individuals, businesses, organisations. Everybody welcome!

 

Manawatu

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

NZSL Family Camp 



Where: El Rancho, Waikanae Beach 
When: Friday 4th – Sunday 6th November
Cost: Free
Register online: www.nzslbubstots.co.nz
 
Deadline: Tuesday 25th October 2016.
 
Any questions, please email: nzslplaygroup@gmal.com
 

MyMSD



MyMSD is a great way for you to communitcate with Work and Income online.

What you can do:

  • declare your wages
  • apply for a food grant
  • tell us about a change in address or accommodation costs
  • tell us about a relationship change
  • check your next appointment
  • book, change and cancel some appointments
  • view your payment details
  • view and change your contact details
  • view debt details
  • check your payment card transactions – in near real time
  • view some of your letters
  • and more!

For more information: http://www.workandincome.govt.nz/online-services/mymsd/

Wellington

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

WDYG 4th National Deaf Youth Camp Sponsorship



Wellington Deaf Youth Group (WDYG) still has money left over from their days of organising the 3rd National Deaf Youth Camp (Napier, 2008). They would like to sponsor FIVE youth to attend 4th National Deaf Youth Camp in January 2017, they will pay for your registration fees (you will need to pay for your own travels and other expenses).
 
4NDYC is an exciting National Youth Deaf camp, where you will meet many kiwi Deaf youth and participate in daily team activities and FUN!
 
Applicants must be:

  • Aged 18 – 30
  • Living in central region of NZ

Interested? Please open attached application form and email to events@wds.org.nz
Deadline: Tuesday 8th November

Stir It Up



Where: Little Café, 2 Queens Drive, Lower Hutt
When: Tuesday 25th October
Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm 
 
A fantastic opportunity for everyone who wants to experience and/or learn New Zealand Sign Language for FREE.
 
Come along and attend our monthly casual cuppa at the café.
 
A great setting for First Sign families, NZSL students, whanau and/or friends for all ages!
 
All welcome – Deaf, hard of hearing, individuals, businesses, organisations… EVERYBODY welcome!
 
For more information, please contact Shannon Krogmann.
Email: Shannon.krogmann@deaf.org.nz
Text: 021545288
 

Philippine Festival 2016  



Filipino Fiesta time in Wellington this Labour weekend!
 
Saturday 22nd October
Philippine Festivals Parade
Where: ASB Sports Centre, 72 Kemp St, Kibirnie, Wellington
Time: 10.30am – 11.45am
Cost: Free
 
Powhiri/Opening of Philippine Pavilion
Where: ASB Sports Centre, 72 Kemp St, Kibirnie, Wellington
Time: 12.00pm – 4.30pmam
Cost: Free
 
Sulyap Philippine Festivals Night
Where: Wellington Indian Hall, 48 Kemp Street, Kibirnie, Wellington
Time: 7.00pm – 10.00pm
Cost:  $25.00
 
Sunday 23rd October
Philippine Pavilion
Where: ASB Sports Centre, 72 Kemp St, Kibirnie, Wellington
Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm
Cost: Free
 
For more information: http://www.pistangpilipino2016.com/
  

NZSL Family Camp 



Where: El Rancho, Waikanae Beach 
When: Friday 4th – Sunday 6th November
Cost: Free
Register online: www.nzslbubstots.co.nz
 
Deadline: Tuesday 25th October 2016.
 
Any questions, please email: nzslplaygroup@gmal.com
 

Japanese Film Festival 2016



Title: Fruit of Faith (with English subtitles)
Venue: The Paramount Theatre, 25 Courtenay Place, Wellington
When: Saturday 22nd October
Time: 3:15pm – 5.40pm
Cost: Free
 
For more information: http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2016/japan-film-festival-2016-fruits-of-faith/wellington
 

Wellington Diwali Festival of Lights



Where: TSB Bank Arena, Queens Wharf, Wellington
When: Sunday 23rd October
Time: 1.30pm – 10.00pm 
 
For more information: http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2016/wellington-diwali-festival-of-lights/wellington

Nelson

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

Stir It Up

Where: Upstairs at Café Affair, 295 Trafalgar St, Nelson
When Saturday 12th November
Time: 11.00am – 12.30pm
 
This is a fantastic and fun opportunity for everyone who wants to experience and /or learn New Zealand Sign Language.
 
Everyone is welcome – Deaf, hearing, hard of hearing, individuals, businesses, organisations.
 
For more information please contact Ali Kimberley.
Email:  Alison.kimberley@deaf.org.nz
Mobile:  021 518 331
 

Interpreter in Nelson

On Wednesday there will be an interpreter in Nelson for the day.  If you wish to book them, please do so through iSign.
 

Canterbury

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

2016 Bus Service to A&P Show



Avoid the hassle of driving to and parking at this popular event by taking the Red Bus Special Service running from the Bus Interchange to the Showgrounds on Thursday 10th  and Friday 11th November.
 
Fares:
Each way - $5.00 adult, $3.00 child
Cash payment by Metrocard will be accepted (normal discount does not apply).
No transfers included.
 
Timetable:
Thursday, 10 November
Departs from the Bus Interchange (Platform A) - every hour from 9.30am to 3.30pm.
Returns from the Show - every hour from 10.00am to 4.00pm
 
Friday, 12 November
Departs from the Bus Interchange (Platform A) - every 30 minutes from 9.30am to 4.00pm.
Returns from the Show - every 30 minutes from 10.00am to 4.30pm
 

Plunket and Family Planning Workshops



Plunket and Family Planning are doing an 8 week course on family care and women’s health. 
 
These workshops range from family preparation to how keep an “open and honest” relationship your kids. 

Please see flyer for all dates and times.
 
For more information or to enrol in this course, please contact Debra Jamieson.
Email: debra.jamieson@deaf.org.nz
Text: 021 324 828

Fear Factor



Where: Deaf Society of Canterbury
When: Friday 28th October
Time: 7.00pm – 10.00pm
 
Deaf Society of Canterbury is working with Canterbury Deaf Youth group to create Fear Factor games!
 
Come along with your best Halloween costume and have some fun!
 
 

Interpreter Standards Project - Christchurch Event



Where: Deaf Society Of Canterbury
When: Saturday 29th October
Time: 3.30pm – 5.30pm
 
What are the future “must haves” for NZSL interpreters?
 
Have your say!
 
Please RSVP at https://goo.gl/ErPYnj or email: catherine@greenwoods.nz

 

Otago

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

The Great Kiwi Home & Living Show





Where: Forsyth Barr Stadium, 130 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
When: Saturday 5th November, 10.00am – 7.00pm
            Sunday 6th November, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Cost: Adult - $10.00
          Gold Card - $5.
You can buy tickets here: http://www.ticketmaster.co.nz/The-Great-Kiwi-Home-Living-tickets/artist/2290913?tm_link=edp_Artist_Name
 
NOTE: Ticket prices increase to $15 on the door for adults.
 
For more information: https://www.odt.co.nz/the-great-kiwi-home-and-living-show  

Halloween Special Potluck



Where: Otago Deaf Centre, 68 Manor Place, Dunedin
When: Saturday 29th October
Time: 4:30pm
Contact: secretary@deafkidsotago.org.nz
 
Come dressed up for an evening of fun!
 
This is a Potluck to acknowledge Peg Makinson, Barbara O'Neill and Alan Hughes for the years of service and commitment to the OADC.
 
They will be awarded with the first ever Life Memberships!
 
So please bring a plate to share, and be ready for some spooky games and treats!
 
New members most welcome!

Southland

Deaf Aotearoa Office Closure - Labour Day



Deaf Aotearoa offices will be closed on Labour Day (Monday 24th October).

Offices will reopen on Tuesday 25th October.

Stir It Up

Where: Deaf Aotearoa Office, 172 Queens Drive, Invercargill 
When: Monday 31st October
Time: 11.00am – 1.00pm
 
A fantastic opportunity for all to experience or/learn NZSL for FREE!
All welcome!
 
Check out the flyer for all the dates and information.
 

Raising Awareness - Deaf Perspective Workshop

WhereDeaf Aotearoa Office, 172 Queens Drive, Invercargill 
When: Monday 31st October 2016, 6.00pm - 8.00pm
             Monday 14th November 2016, 6.00pm - 8.00pm
             Monday 28th November 2016, 6.00pm - 8.00pm
 
What is Deaf culture? How do you communicate with Deaf/Hard of Hearing people? Have you wondered how Deaf people overcome barriers in their everyday lives?
 
Meet some Deaf people, become more Deaf aware and gain a valuable insight into Deaf culture. This fun workshop gives you the opportunity to learn alongside Deaf people. This will broaden your understanding and improve your awareness of the Deaf community.
 
This is a great opportunity to 'open the door, look and see!' Everyone is welcome! 
 
For more information or to enrol in this course, please contact Rebecca Petre.
Email: rebecca.petre@deaf.org.nz
Mobile: 021 554 905