Our Interpreting and Translation Services provides interpreters, including in New Zealand Sign Language. The service employs and contracts professionally trained and certified interpreters and translators to provide the best quality of service.
If you need an interpreter, you must request this from the receptionist, doctor or nurse. Communication cards are available so patients and their families can point to the relevant icons to help the patient communicate immediate needs or wants with hospital staff Arabic(), Blank() for families / friends to fill in, Burmese(), Chinese (simplified)(), Chinese (traditional)(), English(), French(), Hindi(), Korean(), Maori,() Russian,() Samoan(), Tongan(), Vietnamese().
You may find this card useful.