The New Zealand Clinical Trials Portal has designed this website to be as accessible as possible for everyone, regardless of ability.

The site aims to comply as far as possible with the following standards and guidelines:

This website should display correctly in all common browsers, operating systems and page resolutions; with and without scripting, images and stylesheets; on a PC or Mac; and for people with dial-up as well as broadband connections.

Help with downloads

If you’re having difficulty accessing or navigating any content on this website, please contact us for assistance.

Help with PDFs

This site provides publications and documents in ‘portable document file’ (PDF) format.

PDF files can be:

You need a PDF reader to view a PDF file online. There are a number of PDF readers you can use: a common one is Adobe Reader, which is available free of charge from the Adobe website.

When you open a PDF, you’ll see options on the toolbar and menu that enable you to use the document more efficiently.

In Adobe Reader, these include:

The latest versions of Adobe Reader include features that make it easier for people with disabilities to read PDF files. To set these up, go to Edit > Accessibility > Set up.

PDF troubleshooting

Help with other file types

Microsoft Office documents

Some of the documents on this website have been created in Microsoft Word (.doc), Excel (.xls) and PowerPoint (.ppt). If you don’t have this software, you can download free viewers from Microsoft that allow you to read the documents.

You can also view them using Open Office – a free open-source office software suite.