Pamphlets, Websites and Social Media (Schools)
The website has information, research and resources to help schools and communities respond to bullying. It's an initiative from the Bullying Prevention Advisory Group, which is made up of 18 agencies committed to reducing bullying in New Zealand schools.
A practical tool created by teens to help deal with negativity online.
Internet safety organisation NetSafe provides a timely and effective service for victims of cyber-bullying to get help. If you've been cyber-bullied you can fill out an online form or call 0508 NETSAFE (638723).
Tips on what to do if you're being bullied or harassed online.
Each case of online bullying is different and each child will respond differently to being bullied. There’s no fool-proof way to tell if your child is being bullied online, but you can try asking them about it in a non-confrontational way.
The National Day of Silence is a day of action in which students across the country vow to take a form of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying, name-calling and harassment in schools.
(2016). Ministry of Justice.
The Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 is bringing in new ways to help victims of cyberbullying and other modern forms of harassment and intimidation. A flowchart shows how victims can get help.
Bullying is a serious problem that can disrupt your life and lead to physical and emotional health problems. If you’re going through any problems like this because of bullying, have a korero to someone you trust or check out this site.
(2016). Te Rau Matatini and Te Puni Kōkiri.
The video has a strong message about taking care online when messaging each other, posting comments and sharing images.
A friendly and accessible learning resource to help increase understanding and support of sex, gender and sexuality diversity, so we can all belong.
Includes sections called, My child’s being bullied at school. What can I do about it?, as well as, I told the school about my child being bullied but they haven’t done anything to fix the problem. What should I do?
The Human Rights Commission was set up in 1977 and works under the Human Rights Act 1993. The HRC's purpose is to promote and protect the human rights of all people in Aotearoa New Zealand. They work for a free, fair, safe and just New Zealand, where diversity is valued and human dignity and rights are respected. The HRC has published an analysis of the human rights issues in situations of school bullying, harassment and/or violence, to help make schools safer for everyone.
Constable Bryan Ward and his furry friend Bobby look at how you can keep yourself, your friends and your family safe at home, at school and in your community. The dynamic duo use plenty of humour, the talents of local kids and the help of special celebrity guests to get their messages to their young friends.
Ministry of Education pamphlet written by a group of students from secondary school who have all been involved in the cycle of bullying. This guide will help you deal with bullying and confront discrimination.
Youthlaw webpage giving advice for young people on dealing with bullying at school.
What the Human Rights Commission can do about bullying, harassment and/or violence in schools. Other sources of support for young people, parents and schools.
Think First is a youth-driven project to reduce bullying in the Ashburton district and encourage positive social behaviour.
A charitable trust that provides effective, positive and fun training in violence prevention, personal safety and self-defence for real life situations, suitable for all ages and all abilities.
Whether you are in a long-term or casual relationship, you deserve to be treated well and ensure that you are treating your partner respectfully. Take the quiz to see how healthy your relationship is.
Information from the Ministry of Education about signs and what to do when you suspect your child may be being bullied, or if you suspect your child may be bullying others.
Many parents don't know what the best response is when they discover their child has been bullying others. This Skylight leaflet offers information and strategies for parents and other adults in this situation.
This 16-page booklet is for 10–17 year olds who have been bullying others and is full of helpful information and strategies for them to use to help them stop bullying behaviour.
An independent non-profit organisation that promotes confident, safe, and responsible use of online technologies. NetSafe promotes cybersafety and champion digital citizenship by educating and supporting individuals, organisations and industry on a range of issues.
Information for parents on creating a safe online learning and social environment for your children at home.