The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua

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The Translation Service – Te PÅ«tahi Whakawhiti Reo

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We provide professional translation and other language services including quality assessment, typesetting, transcription and cultural advice to businesses, central and local government and private individuals.

Whether you're applying for Immigration or Citizenship, need to communicate information to non-English speaking communities in NZ or around the world, or need documents translated for legal, employment or travel purposes… we'll be able to help you.

 

  • Citizenship and Immigration

    Are you applying for citizenship or immigration or are you an immigration consultant?

  • Driver's licences

    Do you need a foreign driver's licence translated so you can drive in New Zealand?

  • Brochures, pamphlets and other publications

    Do you need material translated in order to reach ethnic communities in New Zealand or for marketing use overseas?

  • Official documents to be used overseas

    Are you travelling or moving overseas and need your documents translated into a foreign language?

  • All other documents

    If you're not sure which category your request fits into, email us your document and we'll give you a quote.


  • About us

    Find out what we do, who we are, the languages we speak, and the different backgrounds we come from.


  • Information for translators

    Are you interested in working for us or would you like information on becoming a translator or on what's happening in the world of translation?

  • Terms and Conditions

    Please make sure to read these and feel free to ask us if there's anything you're unsure about.