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Apostrophe Translation

French into my native English

I combine my linguistic skills,

industry experience & cultural knowledge

to connect you with the English-speaking world

 

SERVICES

  • TRANSLATION

    I translate all variants of French into my native English. I can adapt French content to your specific English audience. I work with a range of texts - commercial, legal and specialise in:  

        

    • Medical/pharmaceutical translations

    • Marketing translations

    • Food industry translations

  • CERTIFIED TRANSLATIONS

    I certify documents for government departments (NZIS, NZQZ, NZTA, MBIE, etc.). Common certified documents include:

        

    • Birth, death, marriage certificates
    • Academic documents
    • Criminal records checks
    • Driving licences
    • Bank statements

  • EDITING

    I offer editing and proofreading of texts that have already been translated. A quality check to identify:

        

    • Omissions 

    • Mistranslations

    • Typographical errors 

    • Grammatical errors

     Regional inconsistencies (UK/US terms) 

  • FOOD INDUSTRY

    I provide a range of translations for the food and beverage industry including:

        

    • Product packaging and labels

    • Product descriptions

    • Technical data sheets

    • Reverse translations

    • Marketing materials

  • MEDICAL / PHARMACEUTICAL

    I provide French/English interpreting services locally and translation services worldwide including:

         

    • Publications

    • Clinical trials

    • Medical reports

    • Drug packaging and inserts

    • Specifications

  • MARKETING

    Marketing requires a different approach as content is often culture specific. I ensure that your creativity and ideas are conveyed in a way that resonates with your audience. Includes:

        

    • Brochures
    • Websites
    • Slogans
    • Marketing materials

 

 ABOUT

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Translation with Distinction, University of Auckland, New Zealand

  • MA, Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

  • BA, PsychologyYork University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Member New Zealand Society of Translators & Interpreters (NZSTI) & the American Translators Association (ATA)​​

  • Authorised by the French Embassy to carry out document translations 

  • Pharmaceutical background: Previous career as a scientific writer supporting the clinical development of vaccines.

  • Cultural expertise: Experience working in Canada, New Zealand, the US & Belgium. Knowledge of francophone cultures, dialects & religions.

  • Clients: Businesses, government organisations, translation agencies & individuals.​ Approved by: NZIS, NZTA, NZQA, AA, IRD, DIBP

WORKING WITH ME

Welcome!  I am Patricia Newell. Originally from Montréal, Québec, Canada, now based in Auckland, New Zealand, I provide translation services worldwide & interpreting services locally. I can offer you:

  • Experience: Over 10 years of interpreting and translation experience

  • ​Support: I am your single point of contact & take care of every aspect of your job

  • Professional: I abide by the code of conduct of my professional organisations (NZSTI & ATA)

  • Simplicity: Uncomplicated online service

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

 

CONTACT

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