Te āheinga Accessibility

We manage this website with accessibility in mind. We follow New Zealand Government Web Standards wherever possible, and the World Wide Web Consortium's Accessibility Initiative.

Accessibility statement

Our website is designed to be as accessible as possible so that everyone can access the information we publish and easily interact with us.

We also aim to meet the New Zealand Government Web Accessibility Standard.

About the New Zealand Government Web Accessibility Standard — digital.govt.nz (external link)

This means that we will do our best to:

  • meet the New Zealand Government Web standards
  • fix problems that stop our website meeting these standards
  • publish our content in accessible formats where possible.


Not all of our website features may be available on older web browsers.

Modern web browsers

Our website can be viewed on multiple devices. We have tested it on:

  • all major browsers
  • mobile operating systems — iOS and Android. 

Assistive technologies

We have tested this website with screenreaders, screen magnifiers, and keyboard only access.

Accessibility testing

We focused on accessibility while developing this website. We check by:

  • evaluating selected pages against WCAG 2.1 Level AA
  • testing selected pages with assistive technologies.

If you find accessibility issues

Let us know if you find accessibility issues on this website. This includes functionality or tools that are difficult to use, navigation problems, or content that is hard to understand.

We try to respond to feedback within 2 business days.

Email us at webdigital@health.govt.nz