terms of use

This website is owned and operated by the Asia New Zealand Foundation (the “Foundation”). Please read these terms carefully because they apply to your use of this website and all of its contents.

The Foundation's website contains information about the Foundation and its activities, along with information relating to New Zealand and the peoples and countries of Asia. By accessing and using the website, you will be deemed to agree to the following terms and conditions of use (the “Terms”) and the Foundation’s Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to be bound by the Terms then you must stop accessing and using the website.

Updates and Intellectual Property


  • The Foundation reserves the right to modify the Terms at any time by posting an updated version on the website.
  • The Foundation may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the website at any time, including any service or content.

Intellectual Property

  • The Foundation owns all information on the website whether it is directly owned by the Foundation or licensed to the Foundation. All material on the website, including, without limitation, text, images, designs, graphics, pictures, video, software, music and sound files, the layout, the look-and-feel and any other information contained on or in the Website is subject to copyright, various intellectual property protections (registered and unregistered) and other proprietary rights.
  • Although the Foundation is generally happy for the information within the website to be used for research and other legitimate purposes with appropriate acknowledgement to the Foundation, downloading, copying, saving or any other reproduction of pages within the website requires the authorisation and subsequent acknowledgement of the Foundation.
  • The website provides links to other websites, which may contain information that is the copyright of third parties and subject to restrictions on use or reproduction. You must get permission from the copyright owner to use copyrighted materials from other websites or material on this website that is protected by the copyright of a third party. The Foundation cannot give you this permission.



  • Views expressed by non-Foundation commentators on or by reference to the website do not necessarily reflect those of the Foundation.
  • The Foundation, its staff, board of trustees or agents, do not accept any responsibility for any loss, howsoever arising, resulting from reliance on any information on, or omitted from, the website.
  • The website is intended to provide general information to the public, and while care has been taken to ensure that information on the website is complete, accurate and as up-to-date as possible, the Foundation does not endorse the information, content, presentation or accuracy of other websites linked to or referenced from the Website.
  • The Foundation makes no warranty, express or implied, nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility, that:
    • the website or the server are free of computer viruses or any other harmful components, defects or errors;
    • any defects in the Website will be corrected; and
    • your access to the Website will be reliable, uninterrupted or error-free (including access to any linked websites), or free from inaccuracies, failures, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, computer viruses or communication line failures; or for any destruction, damage, or unauthorised access by a third party to your computer system or network.

General restrictions and links

General restrictions

In using the website, you must not:

Violate any applicable laws;

  • Distribute viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of any computer hardware or software
  • Use the Website for any purpose that is threatening, defamatory, abusive, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, racist, indecent or infringing of another person's rights; or
  • Engage in any other conduct that inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the website.


  • You are free to create a link to the website. If you do create a link to any of the pages on the Website we would appreciate you advising us.
  • While you may use the name of the Website in the text of any such link, you may not use any of our logos or trademarks without our prior written consent.
  • You must not frame the Website or represent or imply that any part of the Website belongs to anyone other than us.
  • If we notify you that we object to the manner in which you provide links to the website, you must immediately cease providing such links.
  • In creating a link to the website, you acknowledge that you are responsible for all direct or indirect consequences of the link. You also agree to indemnify the Foundation for all loss, damage, liability or costs arising in relation to the link.
  • The Foundation is not responsible for the content of any external websites which you visit if you follow a link on the Website. When visiting other websites, you should refer to the conditions of use of each of them and not rely on these conditions.

Adobe Acrobat Files and Cookies

Adobe Acrobat Files

There are also a number of documents on the Website you need to view with Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader you can get it free from the Adobe website.


  • We may employ cookie technology on the website. A cookie is a string of information sent by a user interface and stored on your hard drive or temporarily in your computer's memory. When you access our user interfaces, we may place a cookie on your computer. This allows the user interfaces to recognise you as you move through the user interfaces. We may store and access cookies on your machine. You can also delete cookies from your website browser at any time.
  • We may collect information relating to viewer trends and patterns and use cookies and software tools to measure Website usage and related information.
  • Other websites that are linked to this Website may also use cookies, over which we have no control.  Other websites’ use of cookies is subject to their own terms.]

Privacy Policy, General, Contact Us

Privacy Policy

In using the website, you may give us personal information in which you have certain rights. By using the website, you grant us consent to use your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which forms a part of the Terms. The Foundation’s Privacy Policy can be located here


  • The website is governed by New Zealand law, and the courts of New Zealand have exclusive jurisdiction.
  • If any part of the Terms is:
  1. held to be unenforceable, the enforceable part is to be given effect to the greatest extent possible; or
  2. inconsistent with any applicable law, the inconsistent part is to be read subject to that law to the extent necessary, and the remainder will remain in full force and effect.
  • The Terms constitute the entire agreement between the Foundation and you in relation to the Website.
  • Your use of the Website is conducted electronically and we may communicate with you electronically for all aspects of your use of the Website, including sending you electronic notices.
  • The word "including" when used in the Terms is not a term of limitation.

Contact us

We welcome your questions and comments.  Please feel free to contact us:

Director, Strategic Communications & Media
Asia New Zealand Foundation
PO Box 10-144 
Wellington 6143 
New Zealand


These Website Terms were last updated on 19 September 2018.