Government publications

In-text citation

(Ministry of Health, 2015) or According to the Ministry of Health (2015)

  • Corporate authors can be abbreviated in subsequent citations; however, if the name is short or if the abbreviation would not be easily understood, type out the name each time it occurs. If you use abbreviations, indicate the abbreviation in the first in-text citation e.g. First citation: (Ministry of Health [MOH], 2015). Subsequent citation: (MOH, 2015).

Reference list – print example

Ministry of Health. (2006). Problem gambling intervention services in New Zealand: 2005 service-user statistics (Monitoring Report No. 8). Wellington, New Zealand: Author.

  • Give the report number in parentheses after the title.
  • The word 'Author' is used as the publisher when the author and publisher are the same.

Reference list – online example

Ministry of Education, School Analysis Unit. (2015). Attendance in New Zealand schools 2014. Retrieved from https://www.educationcounts.govt.nz/publications/schooling/2503/attendance-in-new-zealand-schools-2014

Parliamentary Debates (Hansard)

Cunliffe, D. (2004). Crimes Amendment Bill (No. 2). New Zealand Parliamentary Debates, 615, 11473.