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Page URL: https://practice.orangatamariki.govt.nz/practice-centre-style-and-content-guide/digital-styles/typography/
Printed: 28/11/2020
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Last updated: 29/10/2020

Typography

This page outlines the styles and spacing of type on the Practice Centre and how it should be used.

Typeface

We use Roboto, which is the standard Oranga Tamariki font. 

  • It can be used in regular or bold font weights 
  • All headings should be Roboto Bold.

Our font stack is for situations where Roboto cannot be used. The fonts are listed in the order they should appear:

  • Roboto
  • Helvetica
  • Arial
  • sans-serif 

General typography

We use the following sizes and spacing for heading and text styles. All sizes and spacing use rems (based on the body size of 18px) or ems (based on the font size of the element). 

 

Heading 1

Used for page headings.  
Small screens: 1.6rem (28.8px)
Large screens: 2.1rem (38px)

Heading 2

Used for block headings.  
All screens: 2rem (36px)

Heading 3

Subheadings in text content.
All screens: 1.625rem (29.25px)

Heading 4

Headings in process steps. Subheadings in text content.
All screens: 1.375rem (24.75px)
Heading 5
Accordion headings. Subheadings. 
All screens: 1.25rem (23.625px)
Heading 6
All screens: 1rem (18px)
Paragraph All screens: 1rem (18px)