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Last updated: 21 March 2016

Crown Copyright© except where stated otherwise, this website and the information on it is protected by copyright owned by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on behalf of the Crown.

 

Unless otherwise indicated (either below or within the specific information), Crown copyright material provided on www.building.govt.nz is licensed for re-use under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.

In essence, you are free to copy, distribute and adapt the material, as long as you attribute it to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and abide by any other terms within the full licence.

CC-BY 4.0 International License terms

Exceptions

Images

This licence does not apply to:

  • any logos, emblems and trademarks on the website
  • the website’s design elements
  • any photography and imagery.

Please note that neither the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment emblem nor the New Zealand Government logo may 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.

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Copyright of third parties

We cannot give permission to re-use third party copyright material on this site. This includes material on websites you may access through links from this site. You will need to contact the copyright holder directly for permission.

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