Tuesday, 10 May 2022 - 4:27pm

WATCH: Understanding the signs for New Zealand Sign Language Week

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Carter tries out a police car for size.
Carter filming with Detective Constable Rosalind Newson
Carter with the officers and their Police vehicles.

This week, for New Zealand Sign Language week, we've teamed up with six-year-old Carter, and his mum and dad, to spread awareness about the 111 text service provided for the Deaf community in Aotearoa by New Zealand Police, and to bring awareness about this very important week.

Carter is profoundly deaf and has his own social media channel which raises awareness of New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL).

He's also really into cars, so we took a variety of police officers and their cars to meet him, have a korero in NZSL and brighten up his day.

Watch the video, above, to see what happened. Thanks for your help Carter!

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