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Welcome to Speech
New Zealand

Speech NZ is a not-for-profit, Registered Charitable Trust that empowers confident, capable communicators. With over 60-years’ experience as Aotearoa New Zealand's leading oral provider, our programmes develop life-long language, oral presentation, performance and communication skills.

Communication for Success

No matter who you are, where you are from or what you do, communication is vital for success and we are here to support school and tertiary students, professionals, migrants and English as another language learners.

Our Vision

The vision of Speech New Zealand is to develop confident, articulate voices in Aotearoa New Zealand through relevant, future focused strategies that empower and strengthen individuals and their communities.

We would love to connect with you on how we can help to develop the voices of your community through our syllabi and examinations, and together we can all work towards;

"Helping our nation to communicate"


We believe that self-confidence, resilience, and effective communication skills are enormously important, and strive to see the growth of these three elements in Aotearoa New Zealand. Through our broad range of syllabi, we conduct examinations in a range of oral communication skills, working with schools, private teachers, community groups, and the corporate sector.

Why Choose Us?

When it comes to enhancing your communication skills you have choices. So, here are a few reasons to choose Speech New Zealand.

“Helping our nation to communicate.”

Meet Our Team

Our team is composed of passionate educators, experienced examiners, and enthusiastic professionals, all united by a common goal; to enhance oral communication skills and empower our community. Learn more about the faces behind our mission and discover the wealth of expertise and commitment that drives us to inspire confident communicators across New Zealand.

Looking for a dedicated speech teacher?

Find A Teacher

Our extensive network of certified teachers spans the length of Aotearoa, each bringing their unique expertise and passion to the art of oral communication. Whether you're a student eager to explore the world of speech or drama, a professional seeking to enhance your public speaking abilities, or a parent on a quest to nurture your child's self-expression, our 'Find a Teacher' feature means discovering an educator in your area who aligns with your communication goals.

Learn or work with us to help build a better future

Please feel free to reach out with any questions, feedback, or inquiries you may have. We look forward to connecting with you.

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