The Language Line administration office is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm.


Freephone:    0800 656 656

Mailing address
Language Line - telephone interpreting
Office of Ethnic Communities
PO Box 805
Wellington 6140


Language Line has developed a number of resources to assist users of telephone interpreting in the most effective way and to support those teaching and studying interpreting.

  • Language Line booklets – enables those who use interpreting to indicate which language they require. Help them by writing the name of their language in English on the space in the front of the booklet. Available in hardcopy only.
  • Posters - will help participating agencies who want to make others aware of the interpreting they offer or require. Available in hardcopy only.
  • Interpreting in New Zealand – Let’s Keep Talking [PDF, 1.4 MB] is a booklet which contains information for those using interpreting in their work. Available only in PDF (1.43mb).

To order resources email

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