This section contains detail on website accessibility.

LINZ manages this website with accessibility in mind, and follows New Zealand Government Web Standards wherever possible, along with the World Wide Web Consortium's Accessibility Initiative.

If you are having trouble accessing parts of our site or have suggestions please email or use our contact page to find other ways to get in touch. 

Sections of this site we're working on to make more accessible.

LINZ is working on sections and content to make our content more suitable for screen readers and accessibility-impaired users. We are working on a content refresh across much of our text on the website in the coming months and you'll see (or hear!) improvements soon. 

Some of these sections we're working through to improve are (we'll keep this updated):

  • Map chooser pages for Topo50 & Topo 250 maps
  • Publications (HTML versions and structure)
  • Contact us section
  • Webforms
  • Notice to Mariners - resolved Nov 2015
  • NZ202 Chart Catalogue - resolved Nov 2015
  • NZ Topo Data dictionary
  • The New Zealand Gazetteer of Place Names
  • Regulatory documents 
  • Briefing for the Incoming Minister
  • The main and sidebar menus for keyboard users
  • 'Jump to content' functionality for keyboard users
  • Applications such as the Coordinate conversion tool (and other tools within the sub-domain)


Last Updated: 18 November 2015