Accessibility of New Zealand Government Websites

Two research projects designed to indicate the accessibility of government websites were commissioned by the Office for Disability Issues in 2005 and 2006. AccEase Ltd conducted the research, using a methology that emphased disabled people using websites and reporting on their experiences. The results from this research informed reporting on implementation of the New Zealand Disability Strategy, and assisted the State Services Commission monitor implementation of the New Zealand government Web Guidelines and Web Standards.

Going Beyond Compliance: 2006 survey of government website accessibility (2007)

Read the Summary report

Download the Summary report [Word, 230KB]

Read the Research report

Download the Research report [Word, 470KB]

Bridging the digital divide: How are government websites meeting the accessibility needs of users? (November 2005)

Read the research report

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Information about requirements on government agencies to make their websites accessible is available from the State Services Commission.

Government Web Standards

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