Censorship Compliance

Classification labels

New Zealand is committed to national and international efforts to help prevent the sexual abuse of children.

Internal Affairs' Censorship Inspectors work with local and overseas agencies swapping intelligence about people using the Internet to share objectionable material. Our Inspectors have the expertise to track down and catch offenders.

If you are concerned that you have seen something that is objectionable under the Film, Videos and Publication Classification Act 1993, please make a complaint using our online form:

Make a complaint
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