The Media Centre website is owned and maintained by Education New Zealand (“ENZ”), a Crown Entity funded by the New Zealand Government. The Media Centre website provides access to written content and digital assets for use in media.

The following Terms and Conditions of Use of ENZ’s Media Centre website form a contract between you and ENZ for your use of the Media Centre website and associated material, and content (“Terms”).

ENZ may revise these Terms by giving you notice. We’ll notify you of any changes by displaying the changes on this website, and by continuing to use the Media Centre website after such notification, you will be deemed to have accepted the changes.

All use of the Media Centre website is also governed by ENZ’s standard Terms of Use. If there is any inconsistency between these Terms and the Terms of Use, these Terms will prevail.

NOTE: If you use any content from this website, we reserve the right to share your published content with our industry partners and stakeholders. These would be relevant parties and not for commercial use.

Embedded content

Embedded content (including embedded images and embedded video content) on this website are embedded from a third party-hosted site. Embedded content is subject to the licence terms of the location at which such content is hosted or the licence terms imposed by the owner of such content. Embedded content may be used or linked to only in accordance with the terms of the relevant licence. You are liable for any consequences of failure to comply with those licence terms.

Copyright clearance and permission to use

Images on this website that are made available for download must not be used in paid marketing or advertising and some images are only available for editorial use outside New Zealand. An image should feature the credit as shown and where practical. If an image is not downloadable, you may request our consent to use certain material.

NOTE: Editorial content may be used verbatim or edited by international media to tell a New Zealand education story. While we do not demand a credit for written content, a link to is encouraged.

Intellectual property

The materials displayed on this website are protected by copyright and other laws of New Zealand and under similar laws and international conventions abroad. You acknowledge and agree that all copyright and other property rights that may exist on this website including text, illustrations, infographics, photographs, video, music, sounds, layout, designs and source code belong to us or to our licensors (together, ‘our intellectual property’).

Except as permitted in the ‘embedded content’ or ‘copyright clearance and permission to use’ sections, or with our prior written permission in other cases, you may not in any form or by any means: use, copy, modify, adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish, communicate or otherwise deal in any way with our intellectual property; or commercialise any information, products or services obtained from any part of this website.

By using this website, you also agree to comply with the ‘Terms of Use’ for images available on the Media Centre. These terms of use must be read together with the ‘Terms of Use’ for images.


The trademarks appearing on this website belong to us, our suppliers or our licensors. You must not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce those trademarks for any reason without, in the case of our trademarks, our prior written permission or, in the case of third-party trademarks, the written permission of the owner of the relevant trademark.

Liability and Indemnity

You warrant that you shall not at any time take any step or make any omission that brings the reputation or good standing of the author of the information, ENZ or New Zealand into disrepute. In addition, you must acknowledge the author of the information in any use of that information.

You will defend and indemnify ENZ against all costs, expenses and damages incurred in connection with any claim against ENZ arising out of or related to: (a) a breach by you of these Terms; (b) the use of the information either alone or in combination with any other material; or (c) any claim by a third party related to the use of the information either alone or in combination with any other material.

If ENZ becomes liable to you for any form of loss or damage, ENZ’s liability to you arising out of all claims for loss or damage under these Terms will not exceed in aggregate NZ$1.00.


The information is provided to you on an "as is" basis. ENZ does not give any warranty or other assurance as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for any particular purpose of the information appearing in the Media Centre. To the fullest extent permitted by law, ENZ disclaims all responsibility for any damages or losses (including, without limitation, financial loss, damages or loss of business, loss of profits or savings, direct and indirect or consequential damages or losses) arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise from the use of, or inability to use the information or from any action or decision taken as a result of using the information.

If, for any reason whatsoever and at its sole discretion, ENZ wishes to or is required to terminate this licence, it may do so immediately by giving written notice to you. On receipt of this notice you must, as directed by ENZ, return all copies of downloaded information to ENZ or destroy all copies of that downloaded information that is in your possession. You must also provide a written undertaking that no further copies of the information are or will be used or retained by you for any reason.

This website may contain links to third-party websites that are not under the control of ENZ. ENZ does not endorse and is not responsible in any way for any information, content or material that is available on such third-party websites.


ENZ reserves the right to add to, modify, or remove this website or any information, feature, specification, or other part of this website (at any time and without notice to you).

ENZ may update or change any information on this website at any time without notice (but will give you notice when there is a change to the Terms). In the unlikely event that an unauthorised person makes changes to this website, ENZ does not accept responsibility for those changes. Errors are subject to correction.

Governing law

These Terms will be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of New Zealand.