Language Line

  • How Language Line works

    Find out how Language Line, the professional telephone interpreting service works for you.

  • Our Languages - Tō Tātou Reo

    Image of globe with Languages on itNew Zealand has three official languages: English, Te Reo Māori and New Zealand Sign Language.  According to Census 2013, English, Te Reo Māori, Samoan and Hindi are the most widely spoken languages in New Zealand.

  • Why Use Professional Interpreting?

    Ensure your business is conducted appropriately. Find out about the growth of a global phenomenon, interpreting.

  • I need a translator

    To translate is to convey the meanings of written words into another written language.Photograph depicting a working translator

  • Joining Language Line

    Fast track your organisation's access to professional interpreting at Language Line.Photograph of hands shaking

  • Booking an interpreter

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    For long appointments or special situations, book a professional telephone interpreter here.

  • Interpreters

    Interpreter education, ethics, professional development and access to relevant literature.Photograph depicting an interpreter talking on the phone

  • Contact Language Line

    Language Line has an enthusiastic team ready to help with questions, resources and training.Language Line logo

  • Interpreter?

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    Do you know someone that needs an interpreter?

    Language Line can provide interpreters over the phone in 44 Languages.

    To get an interpreter, any member of the public can call or visit an organisation that has access to this service, just state the language needed.

    Language Line is available from Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm and Saturday 9am – 2pm.

  • Languages

    The list of 44 languages that Language Line currently uses