Accessibility

This site can be used without a mouse. There are shortcut keys that will take you to commonly used pages such as the home page and the search page.

Access Keys and their Function:

Key Function
0 list of access keys
1 home
2 site map
3 health resources search
4 about
8 links
9 contact us
[ beginning of main contents
/ go to govt.nz

Browsers supported

Please see our help page for a list of all browsers supported by this site.

Depending upon your browser type use one of the following:

Windows and Linux

  • Internet Explorer users : hold down "Alt" and the relevant number/letter at the same time.
  • Mozilla Firefox users : hold down "Alt" and "Shift" and the relevant number/letter at the same time.
  • Chrome users : hold down "Alt" and the relevant number/letter at the same time.

Mac

  • Safari users : hold down "Ctrl" and "Opt" and the relevant number/letter at the same time.
  • Mozilla Firefox users : hold down "Ctrl" and the relevant number/letter at the same time.
  • Chrome users : hold down "Ctrl" and "Opt" and the relevant number/letter at the same time.

Use of text on this site

Most navigation elements are plain text and we have provided text alternatives to graphics on the site.

Those with poor sight may be able to increase the size of the text on screen. There are two ways to do this

  1. Use the A+/A- links in the footer of the page to increase/decrease the font size.
  2. Use the controls in your browser as per the table below. 

Browser specific instructions on how to increase the size of the text on screen:

Browser Instructions
Internet Explorer Select the 'View' menu, then 'Text Size', and then your chosen size (or, if you have a mouse wheel, simply hold down CTRL and roll the mouse wheel to alter the text size.
Firefox, Chrome Hold down CTRL and press + or - to alter the text size.