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Squiz

Contact Information

Squiz
Level 1, 100 Tory Street, PO Box 19171, Wellington 6011
-36.905644,174.733597
Phone: 04 805 0098
Fax: 04 385 0397
www.squiz.co.nz

Accessibility Report

Summary

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Squiz is an internationally proven brand in providing web content management solutions to a vast range of clients, their software is continually developed to meet and anticipate client needs. The team in Squiz's Wellington office expressed a genuine passion to giving all their customers a pleasant experience, regardless of their ability. Squiz's Wellington office is situated at 100 Tory Street, and the building is fairly accessible with a functional accessible route throughout. If required the team at Squiz are more than happy to provide access assistance, just let them know what your needs are as an access customer.

View the full accessibility report for Squiz.

Ratings by Access Group

The Be. Welcome Assessment rates the accessibility of the organisation in each of the following 5 access groups, as well as providing an overall rating:

Overall Rating
Bronze 62%
Vision
Bronze 64%
Hearing
Bronze 68%
Mobility
Bronze 68%
Parents
Bronze 69%
Learning & Intellectual
Bronze 69%

Vision

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These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with a vision impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • www.squiz.co.nz
      • Generally very easy to navigate, with clear and easy to read information.
    • Brochures:

      • Brochures are generally clear and easy to read.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • Bus stop is approximately 300 meters from the Squiz premises.
      • The bus stop number is 5002
      • The bus stop is located on the following bus routes 1, 2, 3, 3S, 3W, 4, 5, 6, 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Car parking:

      • Parking is via public parking, either street side (not accessible)or parking buildings such as the Wilson parking about 100m North of the Squiz premises which provides some accessible parking.
    • Drop off/pick up zone:

      • Drop off/pick up zone is non accessible and should not be used for access to the building unless the user is able to navigate a kerb side and sloped ground surface.
      • The drop off/pick up zone is located within 200 metres of the organisation's entrance.
      • There is no shelter over the drop off/pick up zone.
      • There is no kerb curb cut to the pavement or the environment is uneven.
    • Drop off/pick up zone signage:

      • The drop off/pick up zone is easy to find and well sign posted.
    • Kerb Side:

      • Kerb Side is generally level and provides clear access.
      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • An accessible route into the building is available, and is generally free form obstructions or barriers.
      • The accessible route to the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • There are no tactile indicators installed to help navigate to the main entrance.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance into the site is located on a level approach space and appeared to have slip resistant surfaces.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • No street level signage, Ground Floor is actually raised.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • The main entrance blends in with its surroundings.
      • Automatic doors remain open less than 5 seconds.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • The staff are receptive and aware of the Access Customer needs, and more than willing to assist if required.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • Ground floor is identified as Level 1 on the lift, this means Squiz is on level 2 if you are accessing it via the lift.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • Any permanently fixed objects are detectable by a person using a cane.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Fixed ramps within:

      • There is one fixed ramp along the accessible route
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • Signage within the site:

      • Signage is limited both externally and internally.
    • Sensory options:

      • Generally a good environment for anyone to navigate, however assistance may be required for those with a vision impairment in order to navigate the office.
    • Surfaces:

      • Generally good, access customer friendly surfaces inside and outside the building.
      • The floor surface covering is plain and clear.
      • Tactile indicators are not installed on the accessible route
    • Lifts:

      • Lift is good with many access customer friendly features such as audible announcement and braille buttons. Ground floor is identified as Level 1 on the lift, this means Squiz is on level 2 if you are accessing them via the lift.
      • All controls (i.e. landing controls, alarm and emergency telephone) are located within a reachable range.
    • Stairs or Steps:

      • Stairs are poorly contrasted with their nosing and the Treads are undersized. The lift is recommended for any access customer with impaired vision, or mobility.
      • There is a handrail located on at least one or both sides of the stairs.
    • Accessible Reception/ Counter / Ticket Sales

      • Only a full height counter is provided (approx 1.3m high) The placement of the waiting area allows limited space in front of the counter, but approach to the counter may be difficult for wheelchair users.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • Generally accessible, note that washbasin would not be reachable from a seated position.
      • Toilet is on Level 1, Squiz Offices, to the left of reception
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are distributed evenly throughout multi storey buildings.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
  • Getting out safely:

      • Squiz undertakes frequent evacuation drills, and most staff onsite are first aid trained.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • All fire/smoke doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Hearing

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These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors who are Deaf or have a hearing impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • www.squiz.co.nz
      • Generally very easy to navigate, with clear and easy to read information.
    • Brochures:

      • Brochures are generally clear and easy to read.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • Bus stop is approximately 300 meters from the Squiz premises.
      • The bus stop number is 5002
      • The bus stop is located on the following bus routes 1, 2, 3, 3S, 3W, 4, 5, 6, 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Car parking:

      • Parking is via public parking, either street side (not accessible)or parking buildings such as the Wilson parking about 100m North of the Squiz premises which provides some accessible parking.
    • Drop off/pick up zone:

      • Drop off/pick up zone is non accessible and should not be used for access to the building unless the user is able to navigate a kerb side and sloped ground surface.
      • The drop off/pick up zone is located within 200 metres of the organisation's entrance.
      • There is no shelter over the drop off/pick up zone.
      • There is no kerb curb cut to the pavement or the environment is uneven.
    • Drop off/pick up zone signage:

      • The drop off/pick up zone is easy to find and well sign posted.
    • Kerb Side:

      • Kerb Side is generally level and provides clear access.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • An accessible route into the building is available, and is generally free form obstructions or barriers.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance into the site is located on a level approach space and appeared to have slip resistant surfaces.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • No street level signage, Ground Floor is actually raised.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Automatic doors remain open less than 5 seconds.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • The staff are receptive and aware of the Access Customer needs, and more than willing to assist if required.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

      • Information can be sent out via email.
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • Ground floor is identified as Level 1 on the lift, this means Squiz is on level 2 if you are accessing it via the lift.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Fixed ramps within:

      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • Signage within the site:

      • Signage is limited both externally and internally.
    • Sensory options:

      • Generally a good environment for anyone to navigate, however assistance may be required for those with a vision impairment in order to navigate the office.
      • A listening system exists.
    • Surfaces:

      • Generally good, access customer friendly surfaces inside and outside the building.
    • Lifts:

      • Lift is good with many access customer friendly features such as audible announcement and braille buttons. Ground floor is identified as Level 1 on the lift, this means Squiz is on level 2 if you are accessing them via the lift.
      • All controls (i.e. landing controls, alarm and emergency telephone) are located within a reachable range.
    • Stairs or Steps:

      • Stairs are poorly contrasted with their nosing and the Treads are undersized. The lift is recommended for any access customer with impaired vision, or mobility.
      • There is a handrail located on at least one or both sides of the stairs.
    • Accessible Reception/ Counter / Ticket Sales

      • Only a full height counter is provided (approx 1.3m high) The placement of the waiting area allows limited space in front of the counter, but approach to the counter may be difficult for wheelchair users.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • Generally accessible, note that washbasin would not be reachable from a seated position.
      • Toilet is on Level 1, Squiz Offices, to the left of reception
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are distributed evenly throughout multi storey buildings.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
  • Getting out safely:

      • Squiz undertakes frequent evacuation drills, and most staff onsite are first aid trained.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • All fire/smoke doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Mobility

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These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with a mobility impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • www.squiz.co.nz
      • Generally very easy to navigate, with clear and easy to read information.
    • Brochures:

      • Brochures are generally clear and easy to read.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • Bus stop is approximately 300 meters from the Squiz premises.
      • The bus stop number is 5002
      • The bus stop is located on the following bus routes 1, 2, 3, 3S, 3W, 4, 5, 6, 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Car parking:

      • Parking is via public parking, either street side (not accessible)or parking buildings such as the Wilson parking about 100m North of the Squiz premises which provides some accessible parking.
    • Drop off/pick up zone:

      • Drop off/pick up zone is non accessible and should not be used for access to the building unless the user is able to navigate a kerb side and sloped ground surface.
      • The drop off/pick up zone is located within 200 metres of the organisation's entrance.
      • There is no shelter over the drop off/pick up zone.
      • There is no kerb curb cut to the pavement or the environment is uneven.
    • Drop off/pick up zone signage:

      • The drop off/pick up zone is easy to find and well sign posted.
    • Kerb Side:

      • Kerb Side is generally level and provides clear access.
      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • An accessible route into the building is available, and is generally free form obstructions or barriers.
      • The accessible route to the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance into the site is located on a level approach space and appeared to have slip resistant surfaces.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • No street level signage, Ground Floor is actually raised.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Automatic doors remain open less than 5 seconds.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • The staff are receptive and aware of the Access Customer needs, and more than willing to assist if required.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • Ground floor is identified as Level 1 on the lift, this means Squiz is on level 2 if you are accessing it via the lift.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Fixed ramps within:

      • There is one fixed ramp along the accessible route
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • Signage within the site:

      • Signage is limited both externally and internally.
    • Sensory options:

      • Generally a good environment for anyone to navigate, however assistance may be required for those with a vision impairment in order to navigate the office.
    • Surfaces:

      • Generally good, access customer friendly surfaces inside and outside the building.
      • Easy movement around the site due to short cut carpet pile.
    • Lifts:

      • Lift is good with many access customer friendly features such as audible announcement and braille buttons. Ground floor is identified as Level 1 on the lift, this means Squiz is on level 2 if you are accessing them via the lift.
      • All controls (i.e. landing controls, alarm and emergency telephone) are located within a reachable range.
    • Stairs or Steps:

      • Stairs are poorly contrasted with their nosing and the Treads are undersized. The lift is recommended for any access customer with impaired vision, or mobility.
      • There is a handrail located on at least one or both sides of the stairs.
    • Accessible Reception/ Counter / Ticket Sales

      • Only a full height counter is provided (approx 1.3m high) The placement of the waiting area allows limited space in front of the counter, but approach to the counter may be difficult for wheelchair users.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • Generally accessible, note that washbasin would not be reachable from a seated position.
      • Toilet is on Level 1, Squiz Offices, to the left of reception
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are distributed evenly throughout multi storey buildings.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
      • The washbasin is not reachable from the toilet seat.
  • Getting out safely:

      • Squiz undertakes frequent evacuation drills, and most staff onsite are first aid trained.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • All fire/smoke doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Parents

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These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with young children.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • www.squiz.co.nz
      • Generally very easy to navigate, with clear and easy to read information.
    • Brochures:

      • Brochures are generally clear and easy to read.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • Bus stop is approximately 300 meters from the Squiz premises.
      • The bus stop number is 5002
      • The bus stop is located on the following bus routes 1, 2, 3, 3S, 3W, 4, 5, 6, 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Car parking:

      • Parking is via public parking, either street side (not accessible)or parking buildings such as the Wilson parking about 100m North of the Squiz premises which provides some accessible parking.
    • Drop off/pick up zone:

      • Drop off/pick up zone is non accessible and should not be used for access to the building unless the user is able to navigate a kerb side and sloped ground surface.
      • The drop off/pick up zone is located within 200 metres of the organisation's entrance.
      • There is no shelter over the drop off/pick up zone.
      • There is no kerb curb cut to the pavement or the environment is uneven.
    • Drop off/pick up zone signage:

      • The drop off/pick up zone is easy to find and well sign posted.
    • Kerb Side:

      • Kerb Side is generally level and provides clear access.
      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • An accessible route into the building is available, and is generally free form obstructions or barriers.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance into the site is located on a level approach space and appeared to have slip resistant surfaces.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • No street level signage, Ground Floor is actually raised.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • Automatic doors remain open less than 5 seconds.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • The staff are receptive and aware of the Access Customer needs, and more than willing to assist if required.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • Ground floor is identified as Level 1 on the lift, this means Squiz is on level 2 if you are accessing it via the lift.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Fixed ramps within:

      • There is one fixed ramp along the accessible route
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • Signage within the site:

      • Signage is limited both externally and internally.
    • Sensory options:

      • Generally a good environment for anyone to navigate, however assistance may be required for those with a vision impairment in order to navigate the office.
    • Surfaces:

      • Generally good, access customer friendly surfaces inside and outside the building.
      • Easy movement around the site due to short cut carpet pile.
    • Lifts:

      • Lift is good with many access customer friendly features such as audible announcement and braille buttons. Ground floor is identified as Level 1 on the lift, this means Squiz is on level 2 if you are accessing them via the lift.
      • All controls (i.e. landing controls, alarm and emergency telephone) are located within a reachable range.
    • Stairs or Steps:

      • Stairs are poorly contrasted with their nosing and the Treads are undersized. The lift is recommended for any access customer with impaired vision, or mobility.
      • There is a handrail located on at least one or both sides of the stairs.
    • Accessible Reception/ Counter / Ticket Sales

      • Only a full height counter is provided (approx 1.3m high) The placement of the waiting area allows limited space in front of the counter, but approach to the counter may be difficult for wheelchair users.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • Generally accessible, note that washbasin would not be reachable from a seated position.
      • Toilet is on Level 1, Squiz Offices, to the left of reception
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are distributed evenly throughout multi storey buildings.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
  • Getting out safely:

      • Squiz undertakes frequent evacuation drills, and most staff onsite are first aid trained.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • All fire/smoke doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Learning & Intellectual

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These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with a learning or intellectual impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • www.squiz.co.nz
      • Generally very easy to navigate, with clear and easy to read information.
    • Brochures:

      • Brochures are generally clear and easy to read.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • Bus stop is approximately 300 meters from the Squiz premises.
      • The bus stop number is 5002
      • The bus stop is located on the following bus routes 1, 2, 3, 3S, 3W, 4, 5, 6, 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Car parking:

      • Parking is via public parking, either street side (not accessible)or parking buildings such as the Wilson parking about 100m North of the Squiz premises which provides some accessible parking.
    • Drop off/pick up zone:

      • Drop off/pick up zone is non accessible and should not be used for access to the building unless the user is able to navigate a kerb side and sloped ground surface.
      • The drop off/pick up zone is located within 200 metres of the organisation's entrance.
      • There is no shelter over the drop off/pick up zone.
      • There is no kerb curb cut to the pavement or the environment is uneven.
    • Drop off/pick up zone signage:

      • The drop off/pick up zone is easy to find and well sign posted.
    • Kerb Side:

      • Kerb Side is generally level and provides clear access.
      • There is a kerb ramp for changes in level between the car park and footpath.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • An accessible route into the building is available, and is generally free form obstructions or barriers.
      • The accessible route to the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance into the site is located on a level approach space and appeared to have slip resistant surfaces.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • No street level signage, Ground Floor is actually raised.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • The main entrance blends in with its surroundings.
      • Automatic doors remain open less than 5 seconds.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • The staff are receptive and aware of the Access Customer needs, and more than willing to assist if required.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • Ground floor is identified as Level 1 on the lift, this means Squiz is on level 2 if you are accessing it via the lift.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Fixed ramps within:

      • There is one fixed ramp along the accessible route
      • Ramps have a handrail.
    • Signage within the site:

      • Signage is limited both externally and internally.
    • Sensory options:

      • Generally a good environment for anyone to navigate, however assistance may be required for those with a vision impairment in order to navigate the office.
    • Surfaces:

      • Generally good, access customer friendly surfaces inside and outside the building.
      • The floor surface covering is plain and clear.
    • Lifts:

      • Lift is good with many access customer friendly features such as audible announcement and braille buttons. Ground floor is identified as Level 1 on the lift, this means Squiz is on level 2 if you are accessing them via the lift.
      • All controls (i.e. landing controls, alarm and emergency telephone) are located within a reachable range.
    • Stairs or Steps:

      • Stairs are poorly contrasted with their nosing and the Treads are undersized. The lift is recommended for any access customer with impaired vision, or mobility.
      • There is a handrail located on at least one or both sides of the stairs.
    • Accessible Reception/ Counter / Ticket Sales

      • Only a full height counter is provided (approx 1.3m high) The placement of the waiting area allows limited space in front of the counter, but approach to the counter may be difficult for wheelchair users.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • Generally accessible, note that washbasin would not be reachable from a seated position.
      • Toilet is on Level 1, Squiz Offices, to the left of reception
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • Accessible toilets are distributed evenly throughout multi storey buildings.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is a minimum of 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
  • Getting out safely:

      • Squiz undertakes frequent evacuation drills, and most staff onsite are first aid trained.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • All fire/smoke doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.