Eastern Bridge provides its clients with high quality and efficient translation and interpreting in a range of East Asian languages. 

Translation

Providing efficient and reliable translation services in Chinese (Simplified or Traditional), Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai or Russian

Interpreting

Providing over the phone / online, or on site interpretation. Available between English and Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese), Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese or Thai

Case Manager

For big projects we can arrange a dedicated contact person for your Chinese and Korean speaking clients.

Don’t rely on online translators or ‘mates rates’ from an unqualified person who happens to speak the langauge. Translation is a highly skilled job and should be done by a professional

Chinese

Mandarin Chinese (spoken) is the most widely spoken language in the world with over 1.1 billion native speakers. Simplified Chinese (written) is used by over a 1.3 billion people across much of Greater China and down into East Asia

Chinese Traditional

Traditional Chinese is used by approximately 60 million people across parts of Greater China as well as by many Chinese communities around the world. Most readers of Traditional Chinese can also read Simplified Chinese.

Japanese

Japanese Language is spoken by around 130 million people. Japanese is the official language of Japan. There are also approximately 20,000 Japanese people living in New Zealand.

Korean

Korean language is spoken by around 80 million people. Korean is the official language of South Korea, North Korea and in several provinces in China. There are around 30,000 Koreans living in New Zealand

Thai

There are approximately 44 million speakers of Thai language. Thai is the official language of Thai. There are approximately 15,000 Thai people living in New Zealand

Vietnamese

There are approximately 96 million Vietnamese speakers in the world. Vietnam is a rapidly developing country and becoming increasingly important to NZ. There are around 10,000 Vietnamese living in New Zealand

We only work with translators that we know. They are based in New Zealand or in our office in China. 

Our translators are all qualified and experienced. All translators have signed NDA agreements to ensure confidentiality. 

We randomly select one in three of our jobs to be peer reviewed 

There is no charge for the first 1,500 worlds of translation each month. Any translation over and above that is charged at $0.22 per world (standard) or $0.40 per word (technical). 

We will provide translation for business cards at  $15 per card

Standard translation of documents is charged at $0.35 per word with a minimum charge of $35. 

Discounted rates will be offered for jobs involving more than 2,000 words. 

Technical translation of documents is charged at $0.55 per word with a minimum charge of $55. 

Discounted rates will be offered for jobs involving more than 1,000 words. 

There is no charge for the first 3 hours of interpretation each month, however the client needs to cover any transportation and accommodation costs if required. Any interpretation over and above that is charged at $80 per hour (standard).

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