Terms of use of this website

By accessing this website or downloading or using any content from it, you agree to these legally binding terms and conditions.

If you don’t accept all these terms, please do not access or use this site.



The material on this website - including pages, documents, graphics, audio, and video - is protected by copyright under the copyright laws of New Zealand and, through international treaties, other countries. The copyright on all material on this website is owned by the Sir John Kirwan Foundation (unless the content is identified as being the property of another party).


Material with third-party copyright

You must obtain the prior permission of the relevant owner if you wish to use any material on this site that is the property of a third party. This includes material on websites you access via links from this site.



This site contains information and content obtained from within the Sir John Kirwan Foundation, and from sources commissioned by the Sir John Kirwan Foundation, and is subject to change without notice. The Sir John Kirwan Foundation endeavours to the best of its ability to ensure that the information is true, accurate, and current. However, the Sir John Kirwan Foundation does not accept any liability for the accuracy of this information, for any content on the site, or for the results or consequences of your using any such information or content.

To the extent permitted by law, the Sir John Kirwan Foundation excludes all warranties, representations, and guarantees regarding this website and the content of it.


Links to third-party websites

The Sir John Kirwan Foundation does not accept any liability for the accuracy or content of information on this website belonging to third parties, nor for the accuracy or content of any third-party website that you may access via a hyperlink from this site.

When visiting other websites, please refer to the conditions of use and copyright policies of those sites.


Security and damage

You are responsible for any damage you cause to this website or to any of the electronic facilities, or data.

We provide security to protect this website and our online services. You are responsible for ensuring that your own computer is secure, including taking all reasonable steps to:

  • prevent someone misusing or getting unauthorised access to your computer system or to this website or our online services, and
  • ensure your computer system and data are free of computer viruses and all other forms of corruption.

Users of this website assume all risks associated with any transfer of data or information to the Sir John Kirwan Foundation, and with any other use of this website. We are not liable for any damage arising from interception, loss, theft, other action or difficulty in transmitting information to us.

The Sir John Kirwan Foundation will not be responsible in any manner for direct, indirect, special, or consequential loss caused in any way as a result of the use of its online services, or this website.


Unsolicited email

Publication of email addresses on this site should not be taken as deemed consent to receiving unsolicited email. Persons or organisations wishing to send email material to individuals or organisations whose email addresses appear on this website must comply with the requirements of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 (Department of Internal Affairs’ website).


General terms

The Sir John Kirwan Foundation may change these terms of use at any time by posting changes online. You are responsible for reviewing the amended terms of use, and your continued use of this website constitutes your agreement to the amended terms of use.

This website and your use of it is governed by New Zealand law and the Courts of New Zealand have exclusive jurisdiction.