Interpretation Services FAQ's
I only want one interpreter but you have quoted for
For long assignments requiring Simultaneous
Interpretation we need to use a minimum of three
interpreters - If the Interpreter is a professional he
or she will automatically refuse to work with less than
2 other interpreters. NTIS New Zealand will refuse jobs
for single interpreters if they strongly believe more than one is
I have asked for a price but you are
still asking questions.
We need to know as much information
about the assignment before we commit to a price. This
is because some assignments require a specialist in the
subject area you require interpreting others do not. In
situations like this we are also happy to give a 'worst
Can you organise my conference?
We are not professional conference
organisers but will gladly put you in touch with the
How do you charge?
We charge an hourly or a
half day rate depending on the event.
Can you provide
interpreters at short notice for emergencies?
We have interpreters on
call 24 hours a day for emergencies that arise such as taking someone
to hospital or urgent late phone calls. You should however be aware
that call outs outside normal workings are not cheap.