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Enjoy $10 off your next training!

Enjoy $10 off your next training!

To continue celebrating #10YearsSafeguardingChildren and to help raise awareness around Child Protection Week 2021, we are thrilled to announce that we are offering $10 off each of our eLearning courses, resources and recorded webinar options! We are New Zealand’s...

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Ten Principles of Safeguarding

Ten Principles of Safeguarding

Safeguarding is about prevention of harm and early intervention to minimise the impact on the child.  Safeguarding is a proactive preventative approach to child protection. To acknowledge 10 years of Safeguarding Children NZ, we’ve pulled together the 10 Principles of...

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Safeguarding Children Celebrates 10 Years!

Safeguarding Children Celebrates 10 Years!

  Kia ora whānau, I can’t believe that Safeguarding Children are celebrating ten years of empowering people to protect the children of New Zealand from abuse. What an incredible ten years it has been! What started out as three nurses and a detective standing up...

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Hope fading for survivors of abuse in gymnastics

Hope fading for survivors of abuse in gymnastics

One year ago New Zealand joined a global movement of exposing abusive practice in gymnastics. Stuff uncovered an “insidious” culture. Survivors spoke of psychological and verbal abuse, body shaming, sexualisation, biased judging and score tampering, athletes training...

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Child Protection Week – September 2021

Child Protection Week – September 2021

Safeguarding Children is proud to launch New Zealand’s Child Protection Week in September 2021. Protection of our tamariki should be a part of our everyday lives. It is the responsibility of the whole community. Child Protection Week will highlight the importance of...

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Early learning sector welcomes new child protection resource

Early learning sector welcomes new child protection resource

Safeguarding children have created an eLearning course for the Early Learning Sector in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) .  This course helps kaiako understand child abuse and neglect, the impact on...

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Locals take up opportunity for child protection course

Locals take up opportunity for child protection course

Local organisations are taking up the opportunity to complete a course which helps ensure children are kept safe during extracurricular activities. Safeguarding Children NZ has partnered with Sport NZ to provide free resources - including essential document templates...

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National Volunteers Week

National Volunteers Week

Today marks the start of National Volunteers Week with Volunteering New Zealand and we want to take a moment to thank all of those who volunteer around Aotearoa. Volunteering can be a great way to learn and develop new skills, gain experience for future employment,...

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New consultant on board

New consultant on board

We welcome our newest Safeguarding Consultant, Kelly Mahuika.  Kelly is an experienced Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the medical practice industry. She is adept at leading multidisciplinary teams both in the public and private sectors. By...

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