You can use this website without a mouse. There are shortcut keys that will take you to commonly used pages, such as the homepage.
To use these shortcut keys, hold down the ALT key (PC) or CONTROL key (Apple Macintosh), and then one of the keys below. In some browsers you may have to press ENTER to confirm your choice. In the Opera 7 browser press SHIFT-ESC, release those keys, and then press your chosen access key.
- Access key 0: List of access keys (this page)
- Access key 1: Homepage
- Access key 2: Site map
- Access key 3: Search box on the current page
- Access key 9: Contact us
- Access key 4: Bypass the current navigation and go to the main content of your current page
- Access key /: newzealand.govt.nz
Use of Text on this Site
All navigation elements are plain text and we have provided text alternatives to graphics.
To increase the size of the text on screen, select the 'View' menu then 'Text Size', and then your chosen size (or if you have a mouse wheel simply hold down CTRL and roll the mouse wheel to alter the text size).
We try to provide content on this site in HTML format. Some older content may be in PDF only.
You can access PDF files by using a PDF-to-text converter or installing Adobe Reader.
Contact us if you have difficulty accessing or navigating content on this site.