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Using the site without a mouse

The 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.

To use these shortcut keys hold down the ALT key (PC) or CONTROL key (Apple Macintosh) and then one of the keys in the table below. In some browsers you may have to press ENTER to confirm your choice. In the Opera 7 browser press SHIFT-ESC, release those keys, and then press your chosen access key.

Access key numbers

0 A reference list of accessibility keys (this page)

1 Home page

3 Go to the search box at the top of your current page

9 Contact us

[ Bypass the navigation and go to the main content of your current page

/ NZ Government Online

Use of text on this site

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

Those with poor sight may be able to increase the size of the text on screen.

Instructions to increase the size of 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).

Netscape 6


Hold down CTRL and press + or - to alter the text size.
Netscape 4 Hold down CTRL and press [ or ] to alter the text size.
Netscape 3 Select 'Options', then 'General Preferences', then 'Fonts', and then 'Choose Font...' to choose a text size


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