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Westlaw Training Resource Map

Last Published: November 03, 2020

The learning path below outlines a list of self-paced learning materials designed to assist users to research using new Westlaw (New Zealand).

Click on any icon in the learning path below to launch relevant videos, user guides and tips.

  1.  Sign in to use Westlaw 

You will receive a registration key via email that can be used to activate your account. To sign on to Westlaw, go to and enter your OnePass username and password.​​​​​​

Sign in to use Westlaw (New Zealand)

  1. ​​​​​​Getting Started

New to Westlaw? These training resources can be used to help you sign on for the first time. You’ll find information on setting up your username and password, subscription content, and helpful tips to leverage as you begin researching.

Getting Started - Westlaw (New Zealand)

  1. Case Law 

Finding, reading, analysing, and interpreting case law can be a time-consuming process. Discover tools and enhancements to help you conduct research efficiently and with greater confidence.

Case Law Research


  1. KeyCite

Being confident in the accuracy of your legal research is critical. These training resources will demonstrate how to use tools like KeyCite to know you’re relying on valid law.



  1. Legislation

Learn how to efficiently search for statutes, review legislative history, link to citing references and deliver documents.


  1. Secondary Sources

Secondary sources can provide a strong starting point for research in an unfamiliar or trending area of the law and can guide you to leading case law. Learn how to take advantage of the largest collection of leading titles.

Secondary Sources


  1. Collaboration Tools

Westlaw makes it easy to organise, annotate, and share your research. Learn how to leverage these tools to research more efficiently and collaborate with colleagues.

Collaboration Tools

  1. Customisation

Westlaw makes it easy to customize your research experience to suit your needs. Use these training resources to get information on helpful features such as Favorites, Custom Pages, and Alerts.



  1. Tips and Tricks - Ask a Trainer

“Ask a Trainer” is an email service available on Westlaw. You can send us a question or request support any time – we will respond to you as soon as possible. Be sure to include your contact details and information about your query in the email:

Ask a Trainer

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