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Disclaimer statement

The information provided on this Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) website is intended to provide general information to the public, and every effort has been taken to ensure that the information set out in this website is accurate.

However, visitors to this website are advised that:

  • The information provided doesn't replace or alter the laws of New Zealand and other official guidelines or requirements.
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All visitors who ignore this disclaimer do so at their own risk.