Jacinda Ardern gives sign language interpreters a well-deserved shoutout for their work during Covid 19 Coronavirus

April 1, 2020

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given the New Zealand sign language (NZSL) interpreters who have been sharing important Covid-19 information to deaf people a well-deserved shoutout for their dedicated work.

It comes after the Deaf Aotearoa and the Sign Language Interpreters Association of New Zealand (SLIANZ) revealed in a statement that the NZSL interpreters were facing added stress from online parody videos and memes that have been disrespectful over their work.


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