Copyright and privacy
By accessing this website or downloading or using any content from it, you agree to these legally binding terms and conditions.
If you don’t accept all these terms, please do not access or use this site.
The material on this website - including pages, documents, graphics, audio, and video - is protected by copyright under the copyright laws of New Zealand and, through international treaties, other countries. The copyright on all material on this website is owned by the New Zealand Ministry of Education (unless the content is identified as being the property of another party).
For material with third-party copyright
You must obtain the prior permission of the relevant owner if you wish to use any material on this site that is the property of a third party. This includes material on websites you access via links from this site.
This site contains information and content obtained from within the New Zealand Ministry of Education, and from sources commissioned by the Ministry, 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 of this information, for any content on the site, or for the results or consequences of your using any such information or content.
To the extent permitted by law, the Ministry excludes all warranties, representations, and guarantees regarding this website and the content of it.
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.
If you send us personal information, we will only use this personal information for the purpose for which it was provided or for a purpose required or permitted by the Privacy Act 1993 or otherwise required or permitted by law.
We will keep any personal information you provide to us secure and will not disclose it to any other parties without your prior consent or as required or permitted by the Privacy Act 1993 or otherwise required or permitted by law.
If you want to check personal information that we hold, please write to:
The Privacy Officer
Ministry of Education
PO Box 1666
For more information on privacy, please visit the Privacy Commissioner's website.
Security and damage
You are responsible for any damage you cause to this website or to any of the Ministry’s websites, electronic facilities, or data.
We provide security to protect this website and our online services. You are responsible for ensuring that your own computer is secure, including taking all reasonable steps to:
- prevent someone misusing or getting unauthorised access to your computer system or to this website or our online services, and
- ensure your computer system and data are free of computer viruses and all other forms of corruption.
Users of this website assume all risks associated with any transfer of data or information to the Ministry, and with any other use of this website. We are not liable for any damage arising from interception, loss, theft, other action or difficulty in transmitting information to us.
The Ministry will not be responsible in any manner for direct, indirect, special, or consequential loss caused in any way as a result of the use of its online services, or this website.
Publication of email addresses on this site should not be taken as deemed consent to receiving unsolicited email. Persons or organisations wishing to send email material to individuals or organisations whose email addresses appear on this website must comply with the requirements of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 (Department of Internal Affairs’ website).
This website and your use of it is governed by New Zealand law and the Courts of New Zealand have non-exclusive jurisdiction.