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General copyright

Unless otherwise specified, copyright content on this website is licensed for re-use under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence, with the exception of:

  • photographic and graphic work
  • the Ministry’s logo
  • any other logos, emblems and trade marks appearing on this website
  • content supplied by third parties.

For content covered under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence, you are free to:

  • share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • adapt — remix, transform and build upon the material.

You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the licence, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. 

You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the licence permits.

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Photographic and graphic work

No photograph or graphic work on this website, nor in any Ministry of Health publication, may be reproduced out of the document or resource from which it came, without the express written permission of the Ministry of Health. To enquire about the process for obtaining permission for using a photograph or graphic work, please email the Web Manager.

Ministry of Health logo

The Ministry of Health logo cannot be used without permission and, if permission is granted, should not be used in any way which infringes any provision of the Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 or would infringe such provision if the relevant use occurred within New Zealand. Attribution should be in written form and not by reproduction of the Ministry of Health logo. Permission to use the Ministry of Health logo can be sought from Ministry of Health Internal Communications. Email Internal Communications.

Other logos, emblems and trade marks appearing on this website

No other logo, emblem or trade mark appearing on this website may be used without express permission. To enquire about the use of a logo, emblem or trade mark, please email Internal Communications.

Party other than the Ministry of Health

Permission to reproduce Ministry of Health work does not extend to include any work identified on this website as the copyright material of a party other than the Ministry of Health. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

Copyright enquiries

For any queries or if you are in doubt, please email the Web Manager.