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Education and Workforce Committee

Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill – hearing of evidence (29 January 2021)

29 January 2021

Gymnastics clubs have a year to meet new child protection safeguards, but is that too long a wait?

27 January 2021

Sport NZ move to make sport safer with new integrity unit, mediation service and community guidance portal

16 December 2020

Nelson nurse with passion for child protection nominated for award

28 July 2017

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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New eLearning in collaboration with Sports New Zealand

New eLearning in collaboration with Sports New Zealand

We are proud to have developed the Child Protection in Play, Active Recreation and Sport eLearning module with Sport New Zealand and we are even prouder to hear the difference it is making. Go to our facebook post to view a video from Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s,...

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