Unless otherwise indicated (either below or within specific information), Crown copyright material on this Site is licensed for re-use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 International License.  The following contains a link to the full terms of the license 

CC-BY 4.0 international license terms(external link)

In summary, the license allows you to copy, distribute, and adapt the material for any purpose other than commercial purposes — you need to get the Ministry’s permission first if you want to use it commercially.


This license does not apply to:

  • logos, emblems and trademarks on the Site
  • the Site’s design, layout, pictorial and graphical elements
  • any photography and imagery used on the Site.

Please note that neither the Ministry’s emblem nor the New Zealand Government logo may 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.

Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981(external link)

Copyright of third parties

We cannot give permission to re-use third party copyright material on this Site. This includes material on websites you may access through links from this Site. You need to contact the copyright holder directly for permission — if you’re unsure if material on this Site is protected by copyright owned by a third-party, contact us before using or reproducing it.

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