In New Zealand, the R13 label is an officially mandated label. Publications with this label are illegal to sell unless when the availability of that publication is restricted to those 13 years and above.

Parents, caregivers or teachers cannot give permission for under 13s to watch or play R13 films or games.

Examples of R13 titles Edit

  • What We Do in the Shadows ("Violence & offensive language")
  • Halo 4 ("Violence")
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim ("Violence & offensive language")
  • Shaun of the Dead ("Violence, horror scenes & offensive language")
  • Attack on Titan ("Violence")
  • 22 Jump Street ("Violence, offensive language, drug use & sexual references")
  • United States of Tara Season 1 ("Offensive language & sexual references")
  • Whiplash ("Offensive language & content that may disturb")
  • Chobits, volumes 1 & 2, manga series
  • 8 Mile ("Violence, offensive language, drug use & sex scenes")
  • Cowboy Bebop ("Violence")
  • This Film is Not Yet Rated ("Violence, offensive language & sex scenes")
  • Injustice 2 ("Violence")
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