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  • ***Bullying-Free NZ Week 2019 competition now closed. Check back here for announcement of winners by end of June 2019.***

     

  • Check out our new guide, Student Voice, that sets out the importance of student voice in finding solutions to bullying and promoting good practice in student participation. Click on the resource below.

  • Netsafe and Instagram team up for a new guide for a Parent's Guide to Instagram.

  • Talking about the power of kindness to tackle bullying: go on a journey with Oat the Goat, a digital story book for 4-7 year olds and parents to read together.

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Join Oat the Goat on his epic journey

Check out Oat the Goat a FREE, interactive, online story book, designed to help 4-7 year olds learn about the power of kindness and make the right decision through a positive interactive experience with their parents, whānau, family, teacher or peers. This exciting story follows Oat the Goat as he embarks upon the adventure of his life through native, animated New Zealand landscapes.

Experience the book in te reo Māori www.otitenanekoti.co.nz(external link)

Experience the book in English www.oatthegoat.co.nz(external link)

Discover Oat the Goat resources and activities to use at home or in the classroom.

Letz Lead!

A group of young men in the youth unit at Hawkes Bay Regional Prison have developed an anti-bullying book and CD as part of their Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) entry. Their youth-led resource “Can You Relate?”, is more than a book with raps. It tells the story from the point of view of a bully and the person being bullied, and uses kaupapa values and whakatauki to start conversations around feelings and emotions.

Some of the group have experience of both being bullied and being the bully. They want to reach out to other youth and schools so they can tell them they’re not alone.

Find out more about Letz Lead.

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Bullying-Free NZ Week 2019

This year’s Bullying-Free NZ Week (13-17 May) is over for another year, and our competition is now closed.

Check back for at the end of June 2019 when this year's competition winners will be up on this website.

 

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