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APA 6th Edition Referencing: Online Resources / Webpages

This is a Wintec guide to help you with referencing in the American Psychological Association (APA) style.

APA Guide - Online Resources / Webpages

Below is an example of how to reference a webpage, indicating all the different sections needed:

Example—reference list entry

StatsNZ. (2019). Conservation status of indigenous marine species. Retrieved from

Example—in-text citation

StatsNZ (2016) provides evidence for … (para. 2). 
(StatsNZ, 2016,  para. 2).

What information do I need to create a reference for a website?

The following elements may be required to create a reference list entry for a website:

Author Author(s)
Corporate author
Publication year Year
No date (n.d.).
Title Title of webpage
Retrieval information URL
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