Accessibility features

Accessibility Statement for Worktalk

Immigration New Zealand is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards including the NZ Government Web Standards.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Worktalk is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The Worktalk website is not compatible with:

  • Browsers older than 2 major versions, (including Internet Explorer 10 and below)
  • Mobile operating systems older than 3 years

Technical specifications

Accessibility of the Worktalk website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of your web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • WAI-ARIA
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

We rely on these technologies to conform with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure the accessibility of the Worktalk website, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for the Worktalk website:

  1. Interactive Quizzes: Users that use assistive technology or older browsers or mobile devices, can use our text alternatives.

Assessment approach

Worktalk assessed the accessibility of this website by the following approaches:

  • Evaluation by the vendor who developed the website.
  • Evaluation by the functional user acceptance tester.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Worktalk relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • WAI-ARIA
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Assessment approach

Immigration New Zealand assessed the accessibility of Worktalk by the following approaches:

  • Evaluation by the vendor who developed the website.
  • Evaluation by the functional user acceptance tester.

Talk to us about the website

Please contact us to share your ideas, suggestions, or comments.