Language Line

  • How Language Line works

    Find out how Language Line, the professional telephone interpreting service works for you.Diana Clark, Manager Language Line with Hon John Key, Prime Minister

  • Our Languages - Toū 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 the 2013 Census, English, Te Reo Māori, Samoan and Hindi are the most widely spoken languages in New Zealand.

  • Why 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

    Photograph of phones

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

  • Manager's Blog

    Language Line Manager Diana Clark sets out her views.

  • 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.Photograph of the resources available at Language Line

  • Languages in New Zealand

    People have come from all over the world to make New Zealand their home. As they do so, the range of languages spoken in New Zealand is becoming more diverse.