Local Branches

Join your branch to network with other NZSL tutors in your area.

Northern NZSL Tutors branch

Northern NZSL Tutors branch

Contact: Rachel Walker (Secretary)

Facebook group: NZSL Northern Branch
Only NZSLTA members in the Northern region are eligible to join this group.

  • Northern branch provides events such as Communication Games, Deaf Deaf World, Triathlon Fingerspelling, and other special events such as Christmas parties for NZSL students.
  • Northern branch supports its members with NZSL teaching, such as answering questions about NZSL grammar, or with general teaching issues.
  • Northern branch organises NZSL camps in the Northern region.

Central NZSL Tutors branch

Central NZSL Tutors branch

Contact: Annette Hansen

Facebook group: Central NZSL Teachers

  • Central branch has a closed Facebook group for members. Members are spread out – New Plymouth, Hawkes Bay, Manawatu and Wellington so this Facebook group is used to network.
  • The first NZSL Central Camp for students was held in Feb 2019. Students are often encouraged to participate in Northern or Southern camps.

Southern NZSL Tutors branch

Southern NZSL Tutors branch

Contact: Maria Griffiths, Debra Jamieson

Facebook group: Southern NZSL Teachers

  • Southern branch provides communication games evenings twice a year for NZSL students in Christchurch.
  • Southern branch organises a NZSL camp once every two years for NZSL students in the South Island.
Last updated: 10/3/2019