Copyright

Copyright material on this website is protected by copyright owned by the Ministry on behalf of the Crown.

Reuse

The Ministry (on behalf of the Crown) licenses you to copy, distribute and adapt content on this website in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 3.0 New Zealand Licence.

You should understand the terms of the licence, which requires that you attribute the content to the Crown and the Ministry’s website.

CC-BY 3.0 NZ license terms

Exceptions

This license does not extend to any material that is identified as being protected by copyright owned by a third-party, or is reproduced by us from a third-party (this includes material on websites you may access via hyperlinks from this website). The Ministry cannot grant permission to reproduce such material, you must obtain permission from the copyright holders themselves.

Images

Images and photography that are not Crown copyright may be identified:

  • in the text on the web page the image is used on
  • in the image's file name
  • in the properties of an image file
  • in the alt text of the image on the web page
  • in any other way, including in contracts or correspondence between us and a third-party.

If you’re unsure if images or photography on our website are protected by copyright owned by a third-party, then you should contact us before reproducing it.

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Other content

Other material that is not Crown copyright may include videos, PDFs, text files, documents, extracts, data, applications and other resources. This material may be identified:

  • in text on the material, or embedded in the file
  • in any other way, including in contracts or correspondence between us and a third-party.

If you’re unsure if material on our website is protected by copyright owned by a third-party, then you should contact us before reproducing it.

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Logos

This licence does not apply to any logos, emblems and trade marks on the website or to the website's design elements. Those specific items may not be reproduced without express permission.

In particular, the INZ, Ministry, or New Zealand Government logos must not be used in any way which infringes any provision of the 'Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981' or would infringe such provision if the relevant use occurred within New Zealand.

Any attribution to the Ministry or INZ should be in written form and not by reproduction of the INZ, Ministry or New Zealand Government logos.