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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. 


Survey on the use of Translation Apps
21 Sep 2020
Do translators use translation apps? You tell us! AUSIT is partnering with Macquarie University to research how translators (practitioners and students) use translation apps.
NZSTI interpreter in the news
09 Sep 2020
NZSTI affiliate interpreter Mustafa Derbashi has received media recognition for his role interpreting for the victims of the Christchurch mosque attack.
NAATI News September 2020
09 Sep 2020
Keep up to date with NAATI's monthly newsletters.
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”.
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.



Canterbury branch AGM

29 Sep 2020

59 Gloucester Street, Christchurch

The Canterbury branch of NZSTI is set to hold its AGM at 7:00pm, Tuesday 29 September 2020.


Wellington Branch AGM

01 Oct 2020

30 The terrace Wellington

Thursday 01/10/2020 5.30pm - 7.30pm St Andrew's Church


AUSIT 2020 National Conference - online

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.


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