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- Afrikaanse Klub van Nieu-Seeland
Provides social, cultural and business networks for South Africans living in New Zealand. Includes support services to immigrants from Southern Africa. The site includes online publications.
- Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand
Provides information on ALANZ, the register of theses in applied linguistics and the ALANZ research register. Areas of research which are of interest to ALANZ members include foreign and second language education, Māori language, cross-cultural pragmatics, speech and language disorders, language planning, and community languages.
- Ar^genta filiko : bulteno de Nov-Zealanda Esperanto-Asocio
Published by the Nov-Zealanda Esperanto-Asocio (New Zealand Esperanto Association or NZEA), Ar^genta Filiko provides information about the Association as well as Esperanto in New Zealand. Issues are available in full-text.
- Daily English Show
TDES is an online show for English learners and teachers worldwide, uploaded daily to various web video sites.
- Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics
Information about the University of Auckland's Dept. of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics, its programmes, undergraduate and graduate courses, research and public lectures. Gives details of the English Language Self Access Centre.
- Information on the Māori language of New Zealand
The main focus is on the structure of Māori, Māori language revitalization and Māori-medium education.
- Journal of the Polynesian Society
The Journal of the Polynesian Society records the scholarly study of past and present Pacific Island peoples and cultures. The project will progressively digitise the first 100 years of the Journal, from 1892-1991. Issues available in full-text.
- Kōrero Māori
Māori Language Commission site for beginners to advanced speakers of the Māori language. Includes interactive guides, resources, and cultural information.
Kōtare provides brief, primarily factual articles on New Zealand history, literature, language, bibliography and lexicography. Issues are available in full-text.
- Karaitiana N. Taiuru
Personal web page. Provides computer and internet tips and free software for Māori language and genealogical use, including information about iwi.nz and .maori.nz.
- Kupu o te rā
A "Māori word of the day" email service for learners, also vocabulary lists, tests, and a basic Māori grammar outline.
- Language Line : a telephone interpreting service
Telephone interpreting service, free to clients. Includes list of languages and participating government agencies.
Part of Rob Kay's Fiji guide site. Covers the history, alphabet, pronunciation, vocabulary and useful phrases of Fijian, or "Bauan", and Fiji Hindi.
- Languages of New Zealand
Excerpt from Ethnologue : languages of the world. 14th ed., 2000. Provides information on languages spoken, with some data on numbers of speakers. Includes a map.
- Linguistic Society of New Zealand : [web site]
In addition to information about the Society, and about linguistics at New Zealand universities, the site includes contents pages for the Society's journal Te Reo; a bibliography of books authored or edited by New Zealand-based linguists,1990-; a register of New Zealand linguistics theses; and a link to a website containing information on New Zealand English, its history, current research, bibliography, sound clips, etc.
- Linguistics at the University of Canterbury
Provides information about the department, courses, staff, and the Origins of New Zealand English (ONZE) Project, which aims to pinpoint the beginning of the emergence of the New Zealand accent. A complete ONZE publications list is included.
- Literacy and numeracy for adults : te arapiki ako
Website provides information and resources to strengthen literacy and numeracy teaching and learning for adults, to lift the skills of New Zealanders in the workforce. Includes video and audio files.
- Mā Te Reo : mā te reo, me te reo, mō te reo
Government funded programme to support local level Māori language regeneration. Includes links to resources and publications.
- Māori dictionary : te aka Māori-English, English-Māori dictionary
Online version of Te aka : Māori-English, English-Māori dictionary and index by John C. Moorfield.
Free basic Māori Language online video lessons. Links to other Māori Language resources.
- Manawa o te reo
A yearly publication from Christchurch City Libraries, to promote the events organised during Māori Language Week as well as highlighting other interesting facts relating to te Reo Māori.
- Maori.org.nz. Māori language online : an online Māori language course and listings of resources
Online Te Reo Māori course with a guide to pronunciation and audio files.
He Muka is the quarterly newsletter of the Māori Language Commission. Issues available in full-text.
- New Zealand Esperanto Association = Nov-Zelanda Esperanto-Asocio
Website of N.Z.E.A., an organisation that promotes the use of Esperanto in New Zealand. Site includes world news in Esperanto and an Australian and New Zealand Esperanto dictionary. Site includes pages in English and in Esperanto.
- New Zealand School's Debating
Details of the Russell McVeagh National Schools Debating Championships, international debating competitions and information about debating publications.
- New Zealand Sign Language Week = Wiki o te Reo Rotarota o Aotearoa
NSLW site provides a background to sign language in New Zealand, including its history, where to go to learn it, and with some examples of the language.
- New Zealand Society of Translators & Interpreters
NZSTI is the representative body of practising professional translators and interpreters in New Zealand. Includes a directory of members and table of contents for Word for Word the official newsletter of the NZSTI.
- NZAJLT : New Zealand Association of Japanese Language Teachers
This is a web site for the promotion of Japanese language, and the provision of revision, extension and enrichment opportunities for New Zealand students.
- NZALT, New Zealand Association of Language Teachers
Professional association of over 550 teachers of languages (other than English or Māori) from the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors. Includes professional development, conferences, publications, news.
- School of Language Studies
Massey University's School of Language Studies includes teaching programmes in East Asian Studies, European Languages and European Studies, Linguistics and Second Language Teaching. Information about programmes, papers, staff and research.
- School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies = Te Kua Tātari Reo
Victoria University's School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, its programmes, staff, research, publications, prizes and seminars. Also information about the Language in the Workplace Project; the New Zealand Playground Language Project; the English Language Institute, the Deaf Studies Research Unit and the New Zealand Dictionary Centre.
- Sign Language Interpreters Association of New Zealand : SLIANZ : [newsletter]
SLIANZ is a national professional association which represents interpreters in New Zealand. Links to www.deaflink.co.nz, a directory of members.
- Talk Māori : TalkMāori's channel
YouTube channel for Talk Māori. Shows video clips giving the basics of the Māori language and lessons on learning Māori.
- Te Ngutu Kura : free Māori spell checker
Spell-checker offered freely in order to really advance the Maori language in the IT area.
- Te Reo o Taranaki
Information about the Te Reo-o-Taranaki, a charitable trust, which was formed to manage and co-ordinate the development of Māori language in Taranaki. Includes information about courses, news, events and projects.
- Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori = Māori Language Commission
Information about the Māori language and the Commission, including history, language planning, statistics, projects, learning and reference resources, and publications.
- Whanake online
About the project developing a series of online interactive modules to complement the Te Whanake, Māori language texts and support an immersion/game-style approach to language learning for tertiary and secondary students.