This is a site for everyone. If you have any questions about accessibility, or suggestions for how we could make our website more accessible, please contact us.
We are continually working to improve the experience for all visitors.
Access keys are keyboard shortcuts that have been added as a way of navigating to common website links and page features. This website has the following access keys:
1 – home
2 – site map
3 – search
9 – contact us
0 – provide a list of all access keys
[ – skip links to jump to start of body content
Depending on the browser you are using, you will need to press a different combination of keys to use these shortcuts.
Press both the ALT key and the access key at the same time. For example, pressing ALT + 2 will take you to the site map.
Press both the Control key and the access key at the same time. For example, pressing CTRL + 3 will take you to the search page.
Internet Explorer 6 and 7: Windows
Press the ALT key and the access key at the same time, release both keys, and press Enter. For example, pressing ALT + 9, releasing, then pressing Enter will take you to the contact us page.
There are common keyboard shortcuts that can make text bigger within your browser.
1. Open the View menu by pressing ALT + V.
2. Select Text Size by pressing X.
3. In the Text Size list, move to the text size option you want by pressing the UP ARROW or DOWN ARROW key.
4. Press ENTER.
Increase font size by pressing CTRL +
Reduce font size by pressing CTRL –
Browser support for accessibility
E-Government Guidelines and W3C WAI Compliance
Many technical accessibility features have been built into this site. We have followed general web best practice – as laid out in the New Zealand E-Government Website Guidelines and W3C WAI Checklist.