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NZSL Immersion Hub Deaf Club Trip

22 Nov 2021

On Tuesday, students from the Wellington NZSL Immersion Hub made the trip to Deaf Club in Johnsonville.

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Human Rights in Time of Crisis

26 Sep 2021

Ko Taku Reo is pleased to join with communities all over the world to celebrate International Week of the Deaf and this year’s theme of Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities. In line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), we are committed to keeping our communities informed through accessible media. We see this as a foundation of student success.

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Deaf Culture and Arts

25 Sep 2021

Today's International Week of Deaf People's theme is Deaf Culture and Arts. The Attitude Awards were looking for Deaf sign-singers for their end of year Attitude Awards. Two students have been selected from Tu Kokiri (post high school program), Ko Taku Reo School/Deaf Education NZ.

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Intersectional Deaf Communities

24 Sep 2021

Today's International Week of Deaf People's theme is Intersectional Deaf Communities. Our Maori Strategic Lead Kathie Rifle talks about how our Indigenous Deaf Community experience double discrimination and disadvantage as they navigate the experiences of developing a secure identity as both Deaf and Māori.

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Sign language for All Deaf Learners

22 Sep 2021

Today's International Week of Deaf People's theme is Sign Language for All Deaf Learners. We work with our youngest learners to create environments that respect their choices, culture, and languages. This includes NZSL which gives all Deaf tamariki access to language.

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Sustainable Deaf Leadership

21 Sep 2021

Today's International Week of Deaf People's theme is Sustainable Leadership. As we are a multilingual learning organisation, we seek to develop leadership in our students and staff in culturally responsive ways. Amanda Everitt, our Deaf Strategic Lead shares some things about Sustainable Deaf Leadership at Ko Taku Reo Deaf Education New Zealand.

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Cherishing Deaf History

20 Sep 2021

One of the unique aspects is cherishing Deaf History which is the focus of today.

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International Week of The Deaf People

20 Sep 2021

Ko Taku Reo is joining in the celebration of International Week of Deaf People, and IWDP has been celebrated since 1958. Deaf People have always found ways to connect all over the globe to share their common bonds and experiences. Our Deaf Strategic Lead Amanda Everitt tells us a story about two Deaf women trekking in a mountainous village and coming across a special person...

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

13 Sep 2021

Tēnā koutou katoa. Ko tēnei Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori This week is a great time to be learning some new kupu (words) and phrases to help us as a nation strengthen the use of Te Reo Māori, Aotearoa’s first and indigenous language.

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Mahuru Māori Challenge

10 Sep 2021

Kia ora koutou. Nau mai, haere mai ki te Mahuru Māori (Māori language month).

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