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Image credits

Images on our homepage have been appropriately sourced from:

    • Phillip Capper, via Wikimedia Commons - Lake Taupo and Waikato River aerial view
    • Norman Kuring, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons – turbid waters surround New Zealand 
    • Michal Klajban, via Wikimedia Commons – sun getting through fog in the New Zealand bush 
    • Michal Klajban, via Wikimedia Commons – view from McQueens Pass towards Lyttelton Harbour, New Zealand

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Crown copyright ©

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence. You can copy, distribute, and adapt the work as long as you attribute it to the Local Government Commission on behalf of the Crown. This attribution should be in written form. Attribution should not be by reproduction of the LGC logo or New Zealand Government logo. You must also abide by the other licence terms – see the plain English licence terms of the creative commons.

CC By-SA 4.0 Deed (Creative Commons website)

You may not use either the LGC logo or the New Zealand Government logo in any way which infringes any provision of the Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981.

Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 (NZ Legislation website)

In all cases, you must reproduce the material accurately. You must not use the material in a misleading context. Where you publish the material or issue it to others, you must acknowledge the source of the material and its copyright status.

If you want to use any material on sites that we link to, you must get authorisation from the copyright holders for those sites.