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"Spreading the Word - Transcending Boundaries and Enriching Lives"

Rydges Hotel, Auckland, 10-11 June 2017.

 Attention out-of-town delegates: Rydges special room rates expire 8 May - book quickly if you require that rate!

Early-bird registration available until 12 MAY -

NAATI Revalidation points: 
Attendance entitles NAATI-qualified delegates to revalidation points in category 3.2 - 
60 points if you attend the full 2 days, 40 points if you attend 1 day.

(*Programme recently updated, please download the latest version)


FIT CONGRESS 2017 - Brisbane, 3-5 August

Entitled "Disruption and Diversification", the Brisbane venue makes this a perfect opportunity to attend a FIT Congress, with just a short flight across to Australia. 
The 2017 Congress will highlight the impact of technology, globalisation, policy, and economic change on the delivery of language services; with dedicated streams for localisation, social media translation trends, globalisation, technology, and creativity. Specific streams for indigenous and sign languages, interpreting in the community and conflict zones, and literary translation will also feature.

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The Treaty Times Thirty team completed their project and the publication was presented to the nation on 17 February 2017 at Government House in Wellington.
The pdf version of the book is available for FREE download here

Wellington Branch Invitation: You are cordially invited to the Treaty Times Thirty presentation at the Upper Hutt Central Library, 11 May 2017 - registration is required. Click here for details.


Administration Messages

NEW NZSTI BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER:  03-0263-0009293-000  (for the National account)
Due to a technical oversight, the bank account number on the annual fee invoice was not updated to NZSTI’s new Westpac bank details. To assist us in the transition to the new bank we would be grateful if you could update your online banking details to the above number for all payments to NZSTI's National account. (Branches have separate accounts.)

Annual Fee invoices were emailed in the first week of April - if you did not receive yours please email  info@nzsti.org to request one.

Forum glitches: 
1. If you have tried to turn on Forum Notifications without apparent success, please email me to check via the Admin access - your request probably has been saved but the display reverts to the default position. 
2. Some posts happen twice - we apologise for the extra notifications but as it does not always happen the cause is not easy to pinpoint. I monitor this and delete the duplicates so please let me know if I overlook any.     

Wendy - Administrator


United Nations Language Competitive Examination: 2017 United Nations Language Competitive Examination for English Interpreters - deadline 8 May 2017.  

FIT Congress 2017 in Brisbane: Keep up to date with news on the topic of the FIT Congress 2017 in Brisbane, 3-5 August 2017  

Two Northern Summer Schools: One in Switzerland, the other in Germany.  

Two FIT notices: 1. FIT is currently represented in several arenas on social media. 2. The January 2017 Translatio is online in English and in French.  

Translating Song and other useful resources: New book by NZSTI member Peter Low: Translating Song - Lyrics and Text Also other translation books in the series.

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AUSIT Webinar - NZSTI members welcome: Tuesday 16 May 2017 - Ethical Decision-Making Framework.  You will need a code to register, click notice title to read more.

Reminder 2017 WEBINAR PROMOTION SCHEME: Professional webinars for free! For 6 months (starting 1 February 2017) NZSTI is going to pay for your webinar fees, and all you have to do is post a review article, telling us about your experience. Click here for details of the scheme and how to apply.

As always, if you have trouble accessing any part of the website please email: info@nzsti.org

Kind regards,


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