First-year NZSL student takes out top awardA documentary exploring why NZSL isn’t a language option in secondary schools despite being one of New Zealand’s official languages has seen AUT first-year student Lisa Thompson (pictured, fourth from left) win the “NZSL in the Media” Award.
The annual New Zealand Sign Language Awards were held in Wellington and Thompson won the award category for an individual or media organisation that demonstrates a commitment to promoting NZSL and Deaf awareness.
Her short six-minute documentary The Future is in Your Hands was also entered in last year’s Outlook for Someday film challenge and was one of the 20 winning films selected out of 156 entries that came from all over New Zealand and involved 550 young people.
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