NZILBB's multi-disciplinary research focusses on key research themes, New Zealand English and draws on a team of research participants.
The Origins of New Zealand English Project charts the origins, features and changes of New Zealand English.
This theme focuses on aspects like how knowledge of one language influences another and the role of non-verbal cues.
This theme researches language variation across speakers, contexts and lexical items.
The Language and Ageing theme examines the effect of age upon language processes and communication.