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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. 


NAATI News July 2021
15 Jul 2021
Keep up to date with NAATI's monthly newsletters.
Official statement in reply to NZ Herald article
30 Apr 2021
NZSTI's official response to the article on interpreter fees published in the NZ Herald - sent to the editor and journalist
MultiLingual March/April 2021 is now online
20 Mar 2021
The go-to resource for language industry articles, news and insights.
FIT Translatio 2021-02 is online
12 Feb 2021
Translatio February 2021 is online. Call for articles for next issue.
Pandemic Self-Care Strategies: Tips from Corinne McKay
03 Sep 2020
Even in relatively stress-free New Zealand, as the pandemic drags on many things can take a toll on our mental and even physical health. US-based Corinne offers “a few tips that might help you with pandemic decision-making; I'm certainly not the authority on this, but these strategies have helped me a lot”.



AUSIT 2021 National Conference

19 Nov 2021

148 The Esplanade Scarborough Perth

19 - 20 November 2021 - Perth and Online


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