telephone interpreting service
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Language Line is available from Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm
For a list of Participating Agencies
For a list of the 41 Languages
To get an interpreter, visit or telephone a participating agency.
- Ask for Language Line and the language you want.
- You will be asked to wait (please do not hang up the telephone).
- A professional interpreter will join you on the phone, usually within two minutes to help you talk to the agency.
- The services is free to clients.
Training and awareness resources (cards and posters) are available Language Line Resources
We welcome queries and feedback, or if you are interested in joining Language Line, please contact Kate Mitchell on 0800 656 656 or email Language.Line@dia.govt.nz
Manager Language Line Diana Clark, Prime Minister John Key