We recommend that you create footnotes using your word processor, and then insert the citations into the footnotes using special styles for footnotes: either Chicago 16th A or MLA (MLA-italics). For law referencing, see the page specifically on the NZLSG style.

Inserting References in Footnotes in a Microsoft Word Document

Method 1

Method 2

Click Insert > Reference > Footnote (shortcut Ctrl+Alt+f)

Inserting a page break before bibliography

You must insert a Page Break before the bibliography at the end of the document. This will ensure your bibliography is printed on a separate page at the end of your document, while the footnotes will appear at the bottom of each page correctly formatted.

To do this: