You can use a "manual page break" to insert a new page, but whether this will upset the rest of the paginated pages I am not sure.
To insert a page break;
Click where you want to start a new page.
On the Insert menu, click Break.
Click Page break.
I've not tested this on a document with a large number of pages, so if you are going to try it, save the document with some other name first, and test it on that. In case it doesn't work!
How do you insert additional pages into a MS Word document without affecting the existing pagination?
In other words, I have a 161-page paginated document, and I want to insert a non-paginated section in the middle. I want the pagination before and after the non-paginated section to remain consecutive, as it is now. (Am I making sense?)
This is probably really easy to do, but I thank whoever comes up with the solution first, because you're smarter than I am!