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NZSL News Week Three

19 Aug 2020

In 2019, NZSL was produced as a pilot project. Having been well received it has now become a key part of our educational offering to students. It has now expanded to a big team of Deaf presenters, who all take turns on presenting the news.

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NZSL News Week Two

13 Aug 2020

In 2019, NZSL was produced as a pilot project. Having been well received it has now become a key part of our educational offering to students. It has now expanded to a big team of Deaf presenters, who all take turns on presenting the news.

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COVID-19 update, Wednesday 12 August

12 Aug 2020

We are all experiencing some big changes. Ko Taku Reo will make sure quality teaching and learning continues in a safe manner for all students. If we need to return to online classes, we are well-prepared for that. NZSL Kids’ TV, on Kordia Channel 200 is still active and a good resource. It is broadcasting from 10am to 11 am and 4 pm to 5 pm, every weekday. Please keep in contact with your teachers, and follow all health advice.

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Government COVID website

12 Aug 2020

UPDATE: Now rectified - 12/08/20. The Government COVID website doesn’t have info available in NZSL at present - inexplicably it has been removed. Civil Defence has been in touch and they are looking to rectify the situation.

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NZSL News Week One

06 Aug 2020

In 2019, NZSL was produced as a pilot project. Having been well received it has now become a key part of our educational offering to students. It has now expanded to a big team of Deaf presenters, who all take turns on presenting the news.

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NZSL Kids TV – NZSL Bites, Rhyme with Signs, NZSL Fit 5 and Much More

04 Aug 2020

We are very excited to bring you access to the programmes that were broadcast on Kordia TV through lockdown, you can now access them any time you want.

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Tuatara and the Skink - Avatar Book NZSL

29 Jul 2020

The story of the Tortoise and the Hare, retold with a New Zealand twist in NZSL! A slow native tuatara and a quick little skink are pitted against each other…. Watch the story and discover who really won the race!

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Immersion Hui Term 3 and 4

28 Jul 2020

We are excited to announce the first National Immersion Hui happening this term, the Immersion Hui has been running for eleven years under the van Asch service, but will now be opened up to the whole country under our new school; Ko Taku Reo Deaf Education NZ.

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The Very Cranky Bear - NZSL Avatar Book, it’s completely free!

16 Jul 2020

We have some very exciting news: Kara and Deaf Education are releasing a second book, you can access it on TuriTV - https://turitv.ezystream.com.

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NZSL Hub - Waikato & Bay of Plenty

16 Jul 2020

Due to Covid-19, the Waikato and Bay of Plenty NZSL Hub has had to go digital - due to the restrictions from New Zealand Government.

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