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All information in NZSL below.


Where Our Stories Meet: A public presentation series – NZSL interpreted.

Alternative Ways to Share Stories. 

Public presentations delivered by multi-award winning disabled playwright Kaite O’Reilly (Wales, UK) and Deaf and hearing theatre company Equal Voices Arts (Aotearoa) will explore alternative ways to share stories. 

  1. Kaite O’Reilly will explore: 

Disability Arts | Equality | Social Justice | Creative access

(NZSL Interpreted)

  1. Rāhera Turner and Laura Haughey from Equal Voices Arts will explore working as a Deaf and hearing team working across 2 languages and 2 cultures

Deaf | Hearing | Two Languages | Two cultures | Equality | Collaboration

These presentations are for all within the arts industry who are interested in accessibility, collaboration, and alternative ways of working and telling stories. 

Following each presentation there will be an opportunity for disabled, Deaf, Hard of Hearing and neurodiverse communities to come together for a closed hui to discuss the arts sector. 

Share – Connect – Support

Registration for the Public Presentation is essential: CLICK HERE.

Location, dates and times for public presentations?


Monday 15th April:

Presentations: 10am – 12pm

Hui: from 1pm onwards

Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato


Sunday 21st April: 

Presentations: 2pm – 3.30pm

Hui: 3.45pm onwards.

Te Whaea National Dance & Drama Centre

Auckland (In partnership with Arts Access Aotearoa’s Access For All Network):

Wednesday 24th April

Presentations: 10.00am – 12pm

Hui: from 1pm onwards

Aotea Centre Auckland CBD


All venues are wheelchair accessible. 

New Zealand Sign Language Interpreters will be present. 

Please indicate your access requirements in the registration forms. 

We will do our absolute best to meet what those needs are. 

If you have any further questions, please feel free to reach out to


This project is a collaboration between Equal Voices Arts, Kaite O’Reilly and Arts Access Aotearoa. 

It is supported by the British Council, Four Nations Creative Fund, The University of Waikato and the Ministry of Culture and Heritage.