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Terms and conditions

Site terms and conditions regarding copyright to student work and student privacy.

Terms of use of this website

By accessing this website or downloading or using any content from it, you agree to these legally binding terms and conditions.

If you don’t accept all these terms, please do not access or use this site.


The material on this website – including pages, documents, graphics, audio, and video – is protected by copyright under the copyright laws of New Zealand and, through international treaties, other countries. 

The copyright is owned by the Ministry of Education New Zealand, (unless the content is identified as being the property of another party) except for published student work.

Students own the copyright of their own work which is published on wickED.

For material copyright to the Ministry of Education:

You must not reproduce, transmit (including broadcast), adapt, re-distribute or otherwise exercise the copyright in the whole or any part of this website for any other purpose except with the prior written consent of the Ministry of Education and any conditions specified by the Ministry.

For material with third-party copyright

You must obtain the prior permission of the relevant owner if you wish to use any material on this site that is the property of a third party. This includes material on websites you access via links from this site.

Privacy statement

You may browse and access information on this website without providing any personal information. Where you voluntarily provide information, e.g. by emailing wickED, we will only use that information to communicate with you. We will keep your personal information secure and will not disclose it to any third party. If you want to check personal information that we hold, please write to:

The Privacy Officer
 Ministry of Education
 PO Box 1666

Browser cookies may be used by this website to collect information about site usage. These cookies only collect anonymous information (i.e. date, duration and geographic origin of site visits and the pages viewed during that visit) and do not collect any personally identifiable tracking information.

For more information on privacy, please visit the Privacy Commissioner’s website.


This site has been compiled from information obtained from sources commissioned by the New Zealand Ministry of Education, and within the Ministry, and is subject to change without notice. The Ministry has used its best endeavours to ensure that the information is correct and current at the time of publication but takes no responsibility for any error, omission or defect therein.

Notwithstanding any rule of law or equity to the contrary neither the Ministry of Education (New Zealand), and its employees, agents or consultants shall in any circumstances whatsoever take responsibility for any loss or damage (including indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) arising from the use of, or reliance on the information whether or not caused by any negligent act or omission.

The New Zealand Ministry of Education does not accept any responsibility for inaccurate, out-of-date, or misleading information. The Ministry does not have editorial rights over sites that are linked to from the wickED website and is not responsible for their content or the content of the links you may access in the resources listed.

Any information, endorsements of products or services, materials, or personal opinions appearing on such external sites are not controlled, sponsored, nor approved by the New Zealand Ministry of Education.