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Interpreter Survey – Paralegal

AUT University, and Dr Shirley Jülich, a lecturer in the School of Social Work at Massey University, Albany Campus, invite you to participate in a project exploring the ethical conduct of interpreters

Service User Survey – Paralegal

AUT University, and Dr Shirley Jülich, a lecturer at the School of Health and Social Services at Massey University, Albany Campus, invite you to participate in a project exploring the ethical conduct of interpreters.

New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters (NZSTI)

NZSTI is a nationally representative body of translators and interpreters that provides a networking forum for its members, represents members’ interests, and promotes continued professional development, quality standards and awareness of the profession within government agencies and the wider community.

National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI)

NAATI is a national standards body owned by the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments of Australia. It sets and maintains the standards of translation and interpreting at four accreditation levels.

Sign Language Interpreters of New Zealand (SLIANZ)

The Sign Language Interpreters Association of New Zealand Inc. (SLIANZ) promotes and upholds professional practices and standards amongst sign language interpreters and provides accountability for consumers through its Code of Ethics, Code of Practice, and a formal complaints procedure. As well as supporting its members through professional development workshops, annual conferences and other activities, SLIANZ promotes public awareness of the profession. SLIANZ enjoys a close working relationship with various New Zealand Deaf community organisations and is an affiliate member of NZSTI.

Multicultural Services Centre (MSC)

The Multicultural Services Centre houses a number of community-based agencies that aid the resettlement and growth of refugees and migrants in New Zealand. Interpreting New Zealand is one of these agencies, together with the following:

ChangeMakers Refugee Forum

ChangeMakers is a non-government organisation that is a coalition of twelve communities of people from refugee backgrounds. It is community managed and governed. Its goal I to be valued by people from refugee backgrounds, and those who work with them, as contributing positively to resettlement regionally (Wellington), nationally and internationally.

English Language Partners

English Language Partners is a community based organisation helping refugees and migrants to learn English, look for employment and settle into New Zealand life.

Trained tutors work one to one with a learner in their home and at Social English Groups in the community. English Language Partners also offers a Job Mentoring Service for skilled migrant and refugee job seekers from non English speaking backgrounds.

Multicultural Learning and Support Services (MCLaSS)

MCLaSS provides refugees and migrants with English learning opportunities (Wellington) and support with career planning and job-finding (Wellington, Porirua and Hutt Valley)

Refugees as Survivors (RAS)

RAS provides mental health and counselling services for refugees and migrants to aid their resettlement in New Zealand.

Refugee Services Aotearoa

RMS Refugee Resettlement assists with the provision of the basic needs of refugees during their first twelve months after arrival in Aotearoa New Zealand, with a focus on enabling self-determination and enhancing their integration into the community.

Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission was created to provide better protection of human rights in New Zealand. It works for a fair, safe and just society, where diversity is valued, human rights are respected, and everyone is able to live free from prejudice and unlawful discrimination.