What is NZSL?

Learn more about New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL).

New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) is the language of New Zealand's Deaf community.

It's a visual-gestural language with its own grammar and is capable of expressing any ideas like any other language. It is not a literal translation of spoken or written English.

NZSL is used by 20,000 New Zealanders. Approximately 4,000 of these are Deaf people who use NZSL as their first or preferred language.

You can Learn NZSL online here.

NZSL online dictionary.