About bullying

A shared understanding of bullying helps schools, parents and whānau, and their communities prevent and respond consistently and appropriately to bullying.

Bullying is deliberate, harmful, involves a power imbalance, and has an element of repetition

Physical, verbal and social bullying

When bullying goes online

Bullying isn't good for anyone

Understand more about initiators, targets and bystanders

Any student, through no fault of their own, may be a target of bullying

Students with disabilities are more likely to be targets

LGBTQIA+ young people are over represented in bullying statistics

Bullying is a serious issue that all schools face

Students talk about how they deal with bullying

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Cyberbullying – a student’s view

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