Skip to main content

Auckland is at Alert Level 3, which means some changes to our hospitals and clinics. Find out moreAs always, we're here if you need us.

Interpreter services

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.