Copyright page including crown copyright, copyright of third parties, linking policy and disclaimer.

Crown copyright

Unless otherwise indicated, material produced by the New Zealand government available on this website is protected by Crown copyright. You can reproduce this Crown copyright material free of charge without further permission, subject to the following criteria:

  • you must reproduce the material accurately
  • you must not use the material in a derogatory manner or a misleading context, and
  • you must acknowledge the source and copyright status of the material.

There is no copyright in any legislation on this website.

Copyright of third parties

This website provides links to other web sites, which may contain information that is the copyright of third parties and subject to restrictions on use or reproduction. You must get permission from the copyright owner to use:

  • copyrighted materials from other web sites; or
  • material on this website that is protected by the copyright of a third party.

Linking policy

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.


This site contains information obtained from within the New Zealand Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education Commission, and from sources commissioned by the Ministry of Education, 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 or content of this information.