Report Summary

  • 15

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    28% of other websites

  • 99

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 86

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    61% of websites

newzealandnow.govt.nz

Live & Work New Zealand

Page Load Speed

10.1 sec in total

First Response

1.2 sec

Resources Loaded

7.1 sec

Page Rendered

1.8 sec

newzealandnow.govt.nz screenshot

About Website

Welcome to newzealandnow.govt.nz homepage info - get ready to check New Zealand Now best content for United States right away, or after learning these important things about newzealandnow.govt.nz

Helping potential and new migrants learn how Kiwis work, live and play, the skills we need, and all about moving to Aotearoa - the land of the long white cloud. Start here to learn more about living a...

Visit newzealandnow.govt.nz

Key Findings

We analyzed Newzealandnow.govt.nz page load time and found that the first response time was 1.2 sec and then it took 8.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

newzealandnow.govt.nz performance score

15

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.5 s

66/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value11.7 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.1 s

30/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,560 ms

4/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.412

24/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value16.4 s

5/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

newzealandnow.govt.nz

1219 ms

www.newzealandnow.govt.nz

607 ms

www.newzealandnow.govt.nz

1055 ms

system.base.css

449 ms

date.css

458 ms

Our browser made a total of 64 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 6% of them (4 requests) were addressed to the original Newzealandnow.govt.nz, 70% (45 requests) were made to Cdn.newzealandnow.govt.nz and 5% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.5 sec) relates to the external source Wt.engage.ubiquity.co.nz.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 726.1 kB (50%)

Content Size

1.4 MB

After Optimization

712.1 kB

In fact, the total size of Newzealandnow.govt.nz main page is 1.4 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 75% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 507.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 73.4 kB

  • Original 89.4 kB
  • After minification 85.3 kB
  • After compression 16.0 kB

HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 73.4 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 11.5 kB

  • Original 507.6 kB
  • After minification 496.1 kB

Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. New Zealand Now images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 290.4 kB

  • Original 434.8 kB
  • After minification 402.1 kB
  • After compression 144.4 kB

It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 290.4 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 350.9 kB

  • Original 406.3 kB
  • After minification 350.3 kB
  • After compression 55.5 kB

CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. Newzealandnow.govt.nz needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 350.9 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 25 (46%)

Requests Now

54

After Optimization

29

The browser has sent 54 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of New Zealand Now. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 13 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

newzealandnow.govt.nz accessibility score

99

Accessibility Issues

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Best Practices

newzealandnow.govt.nz best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

High

Includes front-end JavaScript libraries with known security vulnerabilities

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

newzealandnow.govt.nz SEO score

86

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Links do not have descriptive text

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Newzealandnow.govt.nz can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Newzealandnow.govt.nz main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of New Zealand Now. Lack of Open Graph description can be counter-productive for their social media presence, as such a description allows converting a website homepage (or other pages) into good-looking, rich and well-structured posts, when it is being shared on Facebook and other social media. For example, adding the following code snippet into HTML <head> tag will help to represent this web page correctly in social networks: