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APA 7th Referencing Style Guide

Reports and grey (gray) literature

  • Reports include annual reports, government reports, technical reports and research reports.
  • Grey literature includes press releases, codes of ethics, grants, policy briefs and other unpublished research.

Reference format

Who  When  What  Where  

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B.

Name of Group.

(Year).

(Year, Month day)

Title of the report.

Title of the report (Report No. 123).

Title of the grey literature [Description].

Publisher Name. DOI or URL
  • It is optional, but sometimes helpful to describe the type of material in brackets after the title
  • If the publisher is the same as the author, omit the publisher from the source element

 

Annual report

Fletcher Building Limited. (2019). Annual report 2019. https://fletcherbuilding.com/assets/4-investor-centre/annual-reports/2019-annual-report.pdf

Radio New Zealand. (2019). Trust is a Taonga: Radio New Zealand annual report 2018/2019. https://www.rnz.co.nz/assets/cms_uploads/000/000/143/RNZ_Annual_Report_2019_F19_WEB.pdf

Government report

Chiswell, S. & Grant, B. (2019). New Zealand coastal sea surface temperature (Report No. CR388). National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research.  https://www.mfe.govt.nz/sites/default/files/media/Marine/nz-coastal-sea-surface-temperature.PDF

Code of ethics

Engineering New Zealand. (2016). Code of ethical conduct. https://www.engineeringnz.org/resources/code-ethical-conduct/

Press release

BusinessNZ. (2019, October 9). New Zealand 19th most competitive [Press release]. https://www.businessnz.org.nz/news-and-media/media-releases/2019/new-zealand-19th-most-competitive

From a database

Euromonitor International. (2019). Sleep aids in New Zealand [Country report]. Passport.

MarketLine. (2018). Hotels & motels in New Zealand [Industry profile]. MarketLine. 

  • Provide the name of the database when the publication is original and is only available in that database

 

Find how to cite in text on the In-text citation page.

Waitangi Tribunal reports

Print report

Waitangi Tribunal. (2015). He Whiritaunoka: The Whanganui land report (Report No. Wai 903). Legislation Direct.

Online report   

Waitangi Tribunal. (2015). He Whiritaunoka: The Whanganui land report (Report No. Wai 903). https://waitangitribunal.govt.nz/assets/Documents/Publications/WT-Whanganui-land-report.pdf