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Our disclaimer

We (Statistics New Zealand Tatauranga Aotearoa, known as Stats NZ) publish information on this website for the benefit of the government, businesses, communities, and individuals.

Although we take great care to ensure the information on this website is as correct and accurate as possible, and updated regularly, we don’t guarantee this.

While all care and diligence has been used in processing, analysing, and extracting data and information in our publications, we give no warranty they are error free. We accept no legal liability whatsoever arising from, or connected to, the use of any material contained on this website or on any linked site.

We recommend that users:

  • exercise their own skill and care with respect to their use of this website
  • carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness, and relevance of the material on this website for their purposes.

This website is not a substitute for independent professional advice and users should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

Data from other sources

This website may include data sourced from organisations other than Stats NZ. Where appropriate, we indicate data that has not been sourced by Stats NZ.

The material on this website may include the views or recommendations of third parties that don’t necessarily reflect the views of Stats NZ. The inclusion of such material doesn’t indicate that Stats NZ endorses the material being referred to, or its recommendations, or commitment to a particular course of action.

Links to external websites

This website contains links to other websites that are external to Stats NZ. We take reasonable care in linking websites, but have no direct control over the content of the linked sites, nor the changes that may occur to the content on those sites. It’s the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability, and correctness of information contained in linked external websites.

Links to external websites don’t constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those sites or of any third party products or services offered by, from, or through those sites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit.

Security of the Stats NZ website

Stats NZ applies a range of security controls to protect its website from unauthorised access. However, users should be aware that the World Wide Web is an insecure public network that gives rise to a potential risk that a user's transactions are being viewed, intercepted, or modified by third parties, or that files which the user downloads may contain computer viruses, disabling codes, worms, or other devices or defects.

We accept no liability for any interference with or damage to a user's computer system, software, or data occurring in connection with or relating to this website or its use. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage their computer system, software, or data.

Email addresses on the Stats NZ website

The presence of email addresses on the Stats NZ website does not infer consent to send unsolicited commercial electronic messages (email) to those addresses.

Page updated 16 March 2017


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