Together we can prevent bullying in Aotearoa

Information, resources and tools to help build a safe, bullying-free environment

Information to help you understand bullying and support your child

Know what bullying is, get help and take action

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Save the date: Bullying-Free NZ Week 14 - 18 May 2018

Bullying-Free NZ Week 2018 starts Monday 14 May 2018 and ends on Mental Health Foundation’s Pink Shirt Day Friday 18 May (external link) – a week-long opportunity to raise awareness of bullying behaviour and promote what schools are doing to become a Bullying-Free NZ School.

Find out more about Bullying-Free NZ Week

Be inspired by Bullying-Free NZ Week 2017 Awards

See how schools took part in 2017

Whanganui High School


A successful bullying prevention approach takes a focused and sustained effort from everyone. This guide will help Boards of Trustees build on good practice and identify actions for their school and its needs.


Bullying prevention workshops >> a full set of professional learning and development workshops designed to support schools as they develop or review their policy on bullying behaviour


This guide will help parents, whānau and schools to work together to tackle bullying behaviour. It includes information about bullying and what parents and whānau can do.

About Bullying-Free NZ

Our vision

Whakapūpūtia mai ō mānuka, kia kore ai e whati. 
‘Cluster the branches of the mānuka, so they will not break.’

This whakatauki embodies the philosophy of Bullying-free NZ.  “Together with a shared vision, we know which direction to go, together - we can prevent bullying in Aotearoa.”

Read more about Bullying-Free NZ