About this site

Language

Almost all of this website's content is written in New Zealand English. Google offers a free service which can translate this website as you browse, though the accuracy of the translation cannot be guaranteed.

Navigation

Almost all navigation elements on this site are in plain text, to assist users with vision impairments who browse with a screen reader.

Text

Content and other important text on this site is in high contrast to its background. By default, text is at 12px Arial.

You can increase the size of text by following the instructions below.

Browser Instructions
Internet Explorer
  • In your 'View' menu, choose 'Text Size' and then your preferred text size
  • If you have a mouse wheel, you can hold down CTRL and roll the mouse wheel to alter the text size.
Firefox, Safari
  • Hold down CTRL and press + or - to alter the text size.
Opera
  • In your 'View' menu, choose 'Zoom' and then your preferred text size
  • If you have a mouse wheel, you can hold down CTRL and roll the mouse wheel to alter the text size.

Web browser compatibility

This site looks and performs best on modern, standards-compliant web browsers. We recommend Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome for maximum performance and web browsing safety. Use of older web browsers may result in occasional display problems.

Javascript

Certain features and functions of this site are enhanced with Javascript, and some third-party tools require it. You can still access almost all of the information on this site if you choose to disable Javascript, but you may experience occasional display issues.

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