By Michael Cugley, Te Rito journalism cadet.
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Deaf filmmaker aspires to make TV series in sign language
By Christina Tran, Te Rito Journalism Cadet.
NZ Sign Language interpreter uses social media platforms to share her reo with aroha
New Zealand sign language interpreter Nora Moana-Kirikiri of Te Aitanga a Mahaki, appeared on Facebook news feeds this year during Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, signing to Māori and Pākehā waiata, causin
Deaf complain about lack of sign language in parliamentary webinars
Deaf Action and Tū Tangata Turi are lodging a formal complaint with the Ombudsman's Office about the lack of sign language interpreter access to livestreamed Parliament webinars, particularly during the pandemic.
Turi-Deaf mourn respected Māori leader- Michael Wi
The Turi Māori community is mourning the death of one of their most treasured stalwarts, Michael Wi. The 60-year-old Kaumātua from Ngāti Maniapoto was a staunch advocate for Turi Māori community
Sign language dream's to be on Te Taitokerau marae
One man's dream to have a Te Reo Maori sign language interpreter on Marae could become a reality. Eddie Hokianga took action with his own beloved Te Taitokerau Region to establish a centre that aims to finally have sign language interpreters on Marae.
Telco Companies include Calling Minutes for Deaf People
Despite telling Telco companies that there is no point in issuing deaf people with free calling minutes, the Aotearoa Deaf community are no closer to being heard.
Turi-Deaf Māori reclaiming their reo birthright
Although te reo Māori has been an official language in Aotearoa for 32 years, an estimated 3,000 Turi-Deaf Māori continue to fight for their Māori language rights.
Turi Māori open their very own marae
Today the turi Māori (deaf and hearing impaired) community celebrated the opening of Ruāūmoko Marae. It was a dream of the late Ivan Tamepo, who wanted to help turi Māori further embrace their culture.
Deaf Blacks vs Argentina rugby series kicks off
The New Zealand Deaf Blacks started a three-test rugby series against Argentina in Auckland today.