MPI copyright

Except where otherwise stated, all material on this website is subject to Crown copyright, and that material is licensed for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 New Zealand licence. Find out how you can use certain material on this website under this licence.

Using MPI copyright

In essence, you are free to copy, distribute and adapt the material, as long as you attribute the work to the Crown and abide by the other licence terms.

Read the licence – Creative Commons website (offsite link to creativecommons.org)

Note that:

  • some material linked to, included in, or referenced on this website is owned by third parties, and retains the status accorded to it by the relevant third party. The licence referred to above does not apply to such material, and no licence to use that material is granted to a user of this website.
  • no departmental or governmental emblem, logo, or Coat of Arms may be used in any way that infringes any provision of the Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981
  • attribution to the Crown should be in written form and not by reproduction of any such emblem, logo, or Coat of Arms.

Refer to the Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 – NZ Legislation website (offsite link to www.legislation.govt.nz)

Attribution

If you publish, distribute, or otherwise disseminate this work to the public without adapting it, the following attribution to MPI should be used:

“Source: Ministry for Primary Industries (offsite link to mpi.govt.nz) and licensed by MPI for re-use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence  (offsite link to creativecommons.org)."

If you adapt this work in any way or include it in a collection, and publish, distribute, or otherwise disseminate that adaptation or collection to the public, the following attribution to MPI should be used:

"This work is based on/includes MPI data which is licensed by Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) (offsite link to mpi.govt.nz) for re-use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence  (offsite link to creativecommons.org)."

Who to contact

If you have questions about copyright and using material from this website, email info@mpi.govt.nz.

Page last updated: 19 September 2016