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Local events hosted by NZSTI branches around the country and open to everyone

NZSTI has three local branches: Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury (Christchurch). These branches play a key role in serving our members in those areas by organising local in-person events throughout the year (presentations, social events, and more). These provide an opportunity for NZSTI members to come together, discuss industry-related issues and questions, and connect with colleagues.

While most branch events are for members only, the branches also organise events open to non-members, which offer a great opportunity for T&I professionals and students to discover NZSTI and meet others working in the industry.

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Understanding Police Interviewing for Interpreters

Understanding Police Interviewing for Interpreters


Event Detail

Tuesday, 13 June 2023
8.00 - 10.00 pm NZT (6.00 - 8.00 pm AEST)
Online via Zoom

NZSTI Member $25 AUD


In this seminar, the presenter, Professor Georgina Heydon, will explain the most common approaches used by police to interview suspects and witnesses, and why some approaches can create difficulties for interpreters to work effectively. Participants will be introduced to the PEACE training method for police and the concepts of cognitive interviewing.  We will examine turn-taking structures in police interviews and how interpreters can manage the interaction without compromising the integrity of the evidence, or the accuracy of the rendition.

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