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If you don’t accept all these terms, please do not access or use this site.


The material on this website (including pages, documents, graphics, audio, and video) is protected by copyright under the copyright laws of New Zealand and, through international treaties, those of other countries. The copyright in all material on this website is owned by the New Zealand Ministry of Education (unless identified as being the property of another party).

All images of signs are from the online Dictionary of New Zealand Sign Language and are owned by the Deaf Studies Research Unit, Victoria University of Wellington.

For material copyright to the Ministry of Education

All material on this website that is the copyright of the New Zealand Ministry of Education is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-non-commercial (BY-NC) New Zealand 3.0 licence.

For material with third-party copyright

You must obtain the prior permission of the relevant owner if you wish to use any material on this site that is the property of a third party. This includes material on websites you access via links from this site.


This site contains information and content obtained from within the New Zealand Ministry of Education, and from sources commissioned by the Ministry, and is subject to change without notice. The Ministry endeavours to the best of its ability to ensure that the information is true, accurate, and current. However, the Ministry does not accept any liability for the accuracy of this information, for any content on the site, or for the results or consequences of you using any such information or content.

To the extent permitted by law, the Ministry excludes all warranties, representations, and guarantees regarding this website and its content.

Links to third-party websites

The Ministry of Education does not accept any liability for the accuracy or content of information on this website belonging to third parties, nor for the accuracy or content of any third-party website that you may access via a hyperlink from this site. Links to other websites from this one should not be taken as endorsement of those sites or of products offered on those sites.

When visiting other websites, please refer to the conditions of use and copyright policies of those sites.

Links from other sites to this one

You are welcome to create a hyperlink to this site from another website. However, this link must not be presented on your site in any context that implies that this website has an association with your site, or endorses your site or product. The Ministry of Education logo may not be used on your site without the Ministry’s permission.

Privacy statement

If we collect your personal information, we will only use this personal information for the purpose in which it was provided as permitted by the Privacy Act 2020 or otherwise required or permitted by law.

We will keep any personal information you provide to us secure and will not disclose it to any other parties without your prior consent or as required or permitted by the Privacy Act 2020 or otherwise required or permitted by law. In the event of unauthorised or accidental access or disclosure we will notify the Privacy Commissioner, as well as any persons affected by a notifiable privacy breach.

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you would like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please write to:

The Privacy Officer
Ministry of Education
PO Box 1666

For more information on privacy, please visit the website of the Privacy Commissioner.

Security and damage

You are responsible for any damage you may cause to this website or to any of the Ministry’s websites, electronic facilities, or data.

The Ministry provide security to protect this website and its online services. You are responsible for ensuring that your own computer is secure, including taking all reasonable steps to:

  • prevent someone misusing or getting unauthorised access to your computer system or to this website or the Ministry’s online services
  • ensure that your computer system and data are free of computer viruses and all other forms of corruption.

As a user of this website, you assume all risks associated with any transfer of data or information to the Ministry and with any other use of this website. The Ministry is not liable for any damage arising from interception, loss, theft, other action or difficulty in transmitting information to it.

The Ministry will not be responsible in any manner for direct, indirect, special, or consequential loss caused in any way as a result of the use of its online services or this website.


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Cookies from this site are not used to gather, or allow the gathering of, any personally identifiable information, and they are not used to track individual user activity around this site or around the Internet.

You may manually disable cookies at any time. Check your browser’s "Help" to find out how. This will not affect your ability to view the site.

Unsolicited email

The publication of email addresses on this site should not be taken as deemed consent to receiving unsolicited email. Persons or organisations wishing to send email material to individuals or organisations whose email addresses appear on this website must comply with the requirements of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007.

The Ministry may change these terms of use at any time by posting changes online. You are responsible for reviewing the amended terms of use, and your continued use of this website constitutes your agreement to the amended terms of use.

 This website and your use of it are governed by New Zealand laws, and the courts of New Zealand have non-exclusive jurisdiction.

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