This website is provided and maintained by NGCC Lead Entity. The website design is in accordance with the WWW Consortium's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines(external link) and New Zealand Government web standards.

If you have any difficulties using this website site, please email

You can increase the size of the text on screen.

Internet Explorer 8.0+

  1. Select the 'View' menu
  2. Select 'Text Size'
  3. Select your chosen size

Alternatively you can:

  1. Select the 'Page' menu
  2. Select 'Text Size'
  3. Increase or decrease the text size

If you have a mouse wheel, hold down the Control (CTRL) key and roll the mouse wheel to change the text size.

Please note: this website does not fully support Internet Explorer 7 or earlier versions. If you are visiting this site on Internet Explorer 7 or earlier, you may be unable to make full use of this website. We strongly recommend using a more recent version of Internet  Explorer. Or use a different internet browser, such as Firefox, Safari or Chrome.

Firefox and Google Chrome

  1. Click the menu button on the right
  2. The customisation menu will open and you will see the zoom controls
  3. Use the + button to zoom in, the - button on zoom out
  4. The number in the middle is the current zoom level

Alternatively you can use your keyboard, type CTRL + or CTRL - keys.

Opera 7.0+

  1. Go to the Opera Main Menu
  2. Go down to the item "Page"
  3. Then select "Zoom" to open menu
  4. Select how much you which to increase of decrease the magnification

Alternatively you can use your keyboard, type CTRL + or CTRL - keys.

Safari 1.2+ (Mac)

  1. Select the 'View' menu
  2. Select 'Zoom in' or 'Zoom out'

Alternatively you can use your keyboard, type Command + or Command - keys.

This website's layout adjusts to smaller screen sizes on tablets and mobile phones.

This website's colour scheme has been selected for optimal readability whether you invert the screen's colours or not.

Please note that if you use the "Smart Invert" feature introduced in iOS 11 for iPhones and iPads, this will not invert colours on images  within this website. If you prefer to invert the colours on images as well, use "Classic Invert" instead.

On Windows 10 PC systems, invert the colours open the magnifier (by pressing the Windows key and plus key), then press CTRL ALT i to invert the colours. You return to normal magnfication (WIndows key and minus key) without closing the magnifier, and the colours will stay inverted until you press CRL ALT i again.

Most information on this website is provided as standard web pages (HTML format). Most documents, including our official publications, are in PDF format. To read and print PDF files, you'll need a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader. Most modern computer operating systems include built-in support for PDF documents.

Android users please note: the built-in Android Browser does not correctly handle downloads of PDF documents. If you are browsing this website using an Android device, we strongly recommend using Google Chrome as your browser. 

If you have difficulty reading a PDF-only publication, please email us at for help. Include details of the document you want to access and the difficulty you are having.

We have made every effort to make this website fully-accessible to visually-impaired visitors using screenreaders. If you have any difficulty using this site with a screenreader, please email and let us know.