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Statistics New Zealand follows the E-government guidelines, which aim to ensure that govenment websites are accessable to all users.
This means we also follow the W3C standards for HTML 4.01, CSS2, and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0.

Access keys

Access keys help you navigate this site by using keyboard shortcuts to get to important pages. To use an access key as listed below, hold the Alt key, press the corresponding access key, then press Enter. The use of access keys may variety depending on your browser and operating system.

Key Description
0 List of access keys (this page)
1 Statistics New Zealand homepage
2 Site map
3 Search engine box
9 Contact details
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/ Go to govt.nz

Cascading Style Sheets

Statistics New Zealand uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) throughout the site to style web pages. The use of CSS means that web pages are smaller in size, and more accessible to all browsers, especially less common browsers like screen readers (often used by visually impaired people) and handheld devices with small screens.
To view the site with CSS, you will need a browser that supports CSS level 2 or greater.

Unfortunately, many older browsers don't support the CSS standard properly, and may fail to render web pages correctly, leaving them "funny looking", and occasionally unreadable. While we are aware of this problem, we have a policy of not writing CSS that only works in specific browsers—we must write CSS as per the CSS standard, which is designed to be used by all browsers.
Other browsers that simply choose not to support CSS will render plain HTML and should not have any readability problems.

Information about changing the font size can be found on the Technical help page.

JavaScript

Many of our web pages use JavaScript. Where possible, web pages have been made to work without JavaScript, although some functionality may be lost. When a non-Javascript version is not available, it is usually because the functionality can not be reproduced without using JavaScript.

Information about enabling JavaScript can be found on the Technical help page.


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This page last modified on: 19 January 2005


Footer and contacts

Please feel free to contact our Information Centre

Information Centre:

Phone: 0508 525 525 (toll free within New Zealand)
Fax: +64 4 931 4079
Email: info@stats.govt.nz

Wellington:

Aorangi House
85 Molesworth St
PO Box 2922
Wellington

Auckland:

UniServices House
70 Symonds Street
Private Bag 92003
Auckland

Christchurch:

Dollan House
401 Madras Street
Private Bag 4741
Christchurch

Hours: 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).