Accessibilty

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and trade is committed to providing users with accessible websites.

We aim to comply with the standards set by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the New Zealand e-government programme as part of the ongoing redevelopment of our websites.

Disabling Style Sheets and/or Images

This site is designed to be viewable in a range of user environments. If use is hindered it is suggested that you disable style sheets and/or images to use a text only version of this site.

To disable stylesheets:

Internet Explorer: Tools > Internet Options > General tab > Accessibilty Firefox: View > Page Style > No Style Opera: View > Style > User Mode Safari: No option is available

To disable images:

Internet Explorer: Tools > Internet Options > Advanced Tab > Multimedia Category > uncheck "Show Pictures" checkbox Firefox: Tools > Options > Content Tab > uncheck "Load Images Automatically" checkbox Opera: View > Images > No Images Safari: Safari > Preferences > Appearance Tab > uncheck "Display images when the page opens" checkbox

Change Text Sizes

In you find the text size uncomfortable for viewing, this site has been designed to be viewable in any adjustable size. To adjust the text size pleasefollow the directions for your browser below:

Internet Explorer: View > Text Size to adjust text or hold down CTRL and use the mouse wheel to zoom Internet Explorer 7.0: You may also adjust the zoom for the whole page by selecting Page > Zoom Firefox, Chrome, Opera: View > Text Size or View > Zoom, or hold down CTRL and + or - to zoom in and out, or hold CTRL and use the mouse wheel to zoom Safari: View > Make Text Bigger/Smaller, or use APPLE KEY and + or - to zoom in and out

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
195 Lambton Quay
Private Bag 18 901
Wellington 5045
New Zealand