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.
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.
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.
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 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 is NZSTI's online blog covering the translation and interpreting profession in New Zealand.
14 Oct 2020
Regardless of the target and source languages, many of the demands in interpreting work (such as highly contextual settings, little or no preparation materials, interpersonal and intrapersonal dynamics) are the same. One-to-one supervision allows personalised support and impartial feedback about your professional performance and can open a window of insight to refine and perfect our craft — NZSTI members only
20 Nov 2020
From your own home
AUSIT's 2020 national conference, "Business as Unusual", is set to be held online. Registrations close 12pm NZT, Friday 13 November 2020.