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Language professionals connecting Aotearoa New Zealand and the world


NZSTI is the national professional association for translators and interpreters. As well as providing a networking forum, we represent our members’ interests by promoting continuing professional development, quality standards and awareness of the profession among government agencies and the wider community.

Mō te rōpū nei NZSTI

Ko te rōpū NZSTI ko Te Rōpū Kaiwhakamāori ā-waha, ā-tuhi o Aotearoa. I tua atu i te rōpū tūtakitaki, ka whakatairanga hoki mātou i ngā pūkenga o te mahi me ngā taumata o te mahi, ā, ka whakatairanga hoki i te ahumahi katoa ki ngā tari kāwanatanga me te hapori whānui.


Find a translator

Translators work with the written word and transfer text from one language to another. Translators work with a wide range of texts such as books, marketing material, official documents, subtitles, web pages and software.
Search our database of translators by language, region and/or area of speciality.


Find an interpreter

Interpreters work with the spoken word and communicate orally between two or more languages. Interpreting can be performed simultaneously, consecutively, whispered or over the phone.                                      
Search our database of interpreters by language, region and/or area of speciality.

Treaty Times 3

The Treaty Times Thirty project 

Treaty Times Thirty is an ambitious initiative to mark NZSTI's 30th anniversary by translating New Zealand’s founding document into 30 different languages.


Word for Word blog

Word for Word is NZSTI's online blog covering the translation and interpreting profession in New Zealand. 


AUSIT conference: Call for papers
31 Jul 2020
AUSIT's 2020 National Conference, which was due to be held in Perth 20-21 November this year, has now been moved online. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 10 August 2020.
NAATI News July 2020
15 Jul 2020
Keep up to date with NAATI's monthly newsletters.
XXII FIT World Congress in Varadero, Cuba, postponed
21 May 2020
The global spread of Covid-19 and the uncertainty of when the world may return to normal has led FIT and ACTI to postpone by one year the XXII FIT World Congress that was due to be held in Varadero, Cuba on 3–5 December 2020.



Wellington branch networking event

06 Aug 2020

1/10 Waterloo Quay Pipitea Wellington

Join your Wellington colleagues for a face-to-face catch-up at Flamingo Joe's (across from the Wellington Train Station)


Auckland branch AGM

03 Sep 2020

Pat Hanan Room Arts 2 Building 18 Symonds Street Auckland

Come join your colleagues at the 2020 Auckland branch AGM. Meeting to be followed by "cafe" format discussion. Topics tba


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