Accessibility

We want everyone to be able to use this website.

There are a number of ways you can increase the size of the text on screen, depending on whether you are using Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, or smartphones and tablets.

We’ve listed some of the common ways of adjusting the font size on the main browsers.

Internet Explorer 8.0+

  1. Select the 'View' menu
  2. Select 'Text Size'
  3. Select your chosen size

Or:

  1. Select the 'Page' menu
  2. Select 'Zoom'
  3. Increase or decrease the text size

Or:

If you have a mouse wheel, hold down the Control (CTRL) key and roll the mouse wheel to change the text size.

Internet Explorer 7.0

  1. Select the 'Page' menu
  2. Select 'Text Size'
  3. Select your chosen text size

Or:

  1. Select the 'Page' menu
  2. Select 'Zoom'
  3. Increase or decrease the text size

Or:

If you have a mouse wheel, hold down the Control (CTRL) key and roll the mouse wheel to change the text size.

Firefox 3.0+, Opera 7.0+

  1. Select the 'View' menu
  2. Select 'Zoom'
  3. Increase or decrease the zoom

Or:

 Using your keyboard, type CTRL + or CTRL -.

Tip:

If you are using Firefox, you can change the website to be easier to read by clicking the small ‘open book’ icon on the right side of the box with the website (url) name in it. When in ‘Enter Reader View’, you can adjust the font, font size, and background colours with a click of the mouse.

Safari 1.2+ (Mac)

  1. Select the 'View' menu
  2. Select 'Make Text Bigger' or 'Make Text Smaller'

Or:

 Using your keyboard, type Command + or Command -

iPhone, iPad, and Android smartphones and tablets

This website's layout adjusts to smaller screen sizes on tablets and mobile phones.

Our website supports the built-in "pinch to zoom" function on mobile devices.

Accessing documents

Most information on this website is provided as standard web pages (HTML format). Most documents, including our official publications, are in PDF format. To read and print PDF files, you'll need a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader. Most modern computer operating systems include built-in support for PDF documents.

If you have any problems or difficulties using this site, please let us know by emailing osc@msd.govt.nz

If you have difficulty reading a PDF-only publication, please email us at osc@msd.govt.nz for help. Include details of the document you want to access and the difficulty you are having.

Information held on external websites

When we link to information on other websites, we always try to link to standard web pages. If this is not possible, we may link directly to a PDF or Word document. These links will include the document format and file size in the link text.