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Page URL: https://practice.orangatamariki.govt.nz/practice-centre-style-and-content-guide/digital-styles/colours/
Printed: 24/04/2024
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Last updated: 17/10/2019


The Practice Centre uses the Oranga Tamariki brand colours listed in the organisation style guide. This page outlines their hexadecimal colour, how they're used on the Practice Centre and the accessibililty considerations of using colour.

Primary colours


Body copy, header, footer


Home, links, guidance







Secondary colours


The Practice Centre description, link underline


Link panels


Quote detail, feedback






Internal content badge




Internal content





All colour use on the Practice Centre takes into consideration users who have visual impairments and environments that affect their use such as bright sunlight or printing pages. 

All use of colour on the Practice Centre adheres to the WCAG 2.1 Colour contrast criteria as per the New Zealand Government Web Standards.

NZ Government Web Standards

We use the Webaim colour contrast checker to ensure that the contrast between text colour and background meets these requirements.

Webaim colour contrast checker

Meaning and way finding

Colour is used to enhance usability and design and is not relied on to communicate meaning. Links are underlined or in panels so colour is not the only indicator.