Language

Language is central to culture, identity and heritage. The right to use your own language is an internationally recognised human right.

Your rights

Your rights

What your language rights are, how you can expect to be treated, and what laws protect you.

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Using your rights

Using your rights

Find out what your options are if you think you have faced discrimination relating to language rights.

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Our work

Our work

Our work in languages concentrates on the promotion of Te Reo Maori, New Zealand Sign Language, and Community Languages through various Language Weeks.

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More info

More info

Links and resources for more detail on language.

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