NZDEN Meeting - 27 June 2023


The second NZ Disability Employers' Network hui for 2023 will be on Tuesday 27th June 2023, kindly hosted at AIA New Zealand Auckland Head Office.

This meeting will be a hybrid (in-person/online) meeting.


An email confirmation and Zoom link will be shared with members via email upon registration. If you do not receive the email within 5 minutes, please check your junk mail/spam.

If you have difficulties registering, please email

Note: Registration requires you to have setup a user for the NZDEN website. If you have already done so, please setup your user here. You must use your work email address.

Meeting Agenda

  • 2:00pm – Welcome
  • 2:15pm – Integrating NZ Sign Language into your organisation - Shannon McKenzie
  • 2:45pm – Breaking Down Communication Barriers: Enhancing Accessibility and Inclusivity - Rachael Parkinson-Turner and Phil Turner
  • 3:15pm – Final Discussion
  • 4:00pm – End of Meeting

Meeting presenters

Shannon McKenzie - Wordsworth/Eyefilms

New Zealand Sign Language filming and Translation Services

Shannon is the Owner and Managing Director of Wordsworth Interpreting, and Eyefilms Productions Aotearoa, and a qualified NZSL Interpreter.

Join Shannon in exploring the importance of NZSL and how it can be effectively integrated into your organisation.

Rachael Parkinson-Turner and Phil Turner, NZ Disability Employers Networks

"Breaking Down Communication Barriers: Enhancing Accessibility and Inclusivity"

In this session, we will delve into the diverse elements of communication, including signage, print materials, online platforms, and more.