In New Zealand, the R rating is used to signify that a movie is only designed for a specific audience (doctors, film festivals). These are not usually restricted movies, and are often passed with a lower rating when they are released into theaters (especially for film festivals).
|New Zealand Office of Film and Literature Classification|
| Common unrestricted labels: G | PG | M|
Common restricted labels: 13 | 16 | 18
Other restricted labels: R | 15 | RP13 | RP16