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Useful resources for students

We've written a bunch of other useful stuff about classification that will help you in your studies.

Case studies

We've put together a group of films, games, books and music that have interesting or controversial classification stories. We've written a case study for each one, and this page gives you access to all of these. Find out more

Censor for a Day

Twice a year the Classification Office runs a programme for senior Media Studies students called Censor for a Day. It is usually held during the first and second terms and is your chance to classify a film. This page tell you all about it. Find out more


This page provides answers to our most frequently-asked questions. Find out more

History of censorship

The timeline on this page shows all the classification milestones from 1858 to the present day. Find out more


Think you know everything there is to know about New Zealand's classification system? Try this quiz to test your knowledge. Find out more


We've done research about many aspects of classification in New Zealand. This page lists some of the research reports we have available for download. Find out more

Useful links

A collection of links to other organisations that deal with things like film labelling, broadcasting regulation, internet safety and New Zealand laws. Find out more

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