For students

Information about NZSL Learning

Here you can find out about NZSL learning in your area. All individual contacts listed here are members of NZ Sign Language Teachers Association (NZSLTA). While you're waiting for a class to begin, get started with Learn NZSL at

Please note TeachSign and NZSLTA will not reply to any other enquiries about NZSL learning as this list has all the contacts.

North Shore

Merge NZ
Auckland Deaf Society
West Auckland

Lynne Smith
Susie Ovens
Merge NZ
Rutherford College
Auckland Deaf Society

Rachel Walker
Susie Ovens

AUT - elective papers
AUT - BA in NZSL & Deaf Studies
AUT - BA in NZSL Interpreting

Auckland Deaf Society
Merge NZ
Mt Roskill Grammar School

South Auckland Merge NZ
Auckland Deaf Society
Waikato Cambridge High School
Kelly Quirke
Joanne Klaver
Rotorua Pixie Neame
Bay of Plenty

Tania Purdon
Vikki Wright
Katikati Community Centre
Diane Donker, 021 08832113

Taupo Angela Lindsay
Taranaki Lisa Masters
Hawkes Bay Tina Brightwell
Whanganui Shona Beamsley
Manawatu Jackie Davidson
Annette Hansen
Wairarapa Karen Cox
Porirua Ripeka Bird
Wellington Amber Shaw
Victoria University - day papers
Victoria University Continuing Ed
Tawa College
Wellington High School
Nelson/Tasman Rachel Summers
West Coast Ruth Sullivan
Christchurch Maria Griffiths
Victoria Green
Becky West
Risingholme Community Centre
Mid/South Canterbury Carol Smith
Otago Josje Lelijveld
Southland Julie Bode
Online (national)
MySign Merge NZ

There are two NZSL weekend camps coming up for NZSL students. All levels welcome. For more info, go to this page.