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NZSL Camps
NZSL Camps

27th May and 17th June


Location will be provided

NZSL Camps

Expression of Interest (EOI) to join/register for NZSL Immersion Camp, either in Nelson or Rotorua. Applications will close on Friday, 28th April. You will be notified the outcome by early May. The application for both camps has been extended to 20th May as there are some spaces available.

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Date, Time & Location

27th May and 17th June

Location will be provided

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About The Course

Merge NZ is inviting you to express your interest to register for NZSL Immersion camp, either in Rotorua or Nelson. 

Both NZSL immersion workshops will include some activities such as:

  • Guest speaker (Deaf NZSL presenters) having an opening speech
  • NZSL activities and fun practice games, faciliated by NZSL tutors
  • Information about NZSL services and how to book NZSL interpreters
  • Deaf Deaf World activity (reversed world for non-signing people to experience at shops, hairdresser, banks, etc)
  • Deaf Panel sharing experiences about Deaf identity, Deaf experiences such as communication with adults, participation in special events e.g. gathering, local communities, etc.

You would need to be available to attend a full day NZSL immersion camp, see dates below:

  • Rotorua - Saturday, 27th May 2023 (all day, from 10.00am - 6.00pm)
  • Nelson - Saturday, 17th June 2023 (all day, from 10.00am - 6.00pm)

Criteria required to meet:

  • High priority will be given to those who live in the Bay of Plenty or Malborough areas
  • A minimum level of experience is required for adults. All applicants must have completed NZSL Beginner 1c or above.
  • Any adults including families (i.e. parents, whanau or guardians) of Deaf children can apply to register/attend NZSL Immersion workshops.
  • For families of Deaf/hard of hearing children, they will require to be member of Deaf Children NZ if your application is successful. 
  • Space are limited. Up to 60 participants will  be selected (x30 for Rotorua and x30 for Nelson).

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact at this email address: info @

Go ahead and apply today! 

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