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May 17 is Pink Shirt Day: How you can help prevent cyberbullying
This Friday May 17 is Pink Shirt Day, which is a colourful way to raise awareness about a serious and in some cases tragic issue: cyberbullying.
15 May 2019
You don't have a golden ticket: Why Viagogo is a massive 'no-no'
How much power does New Zealand have to stop a multinational 'deviant' from operating in our country?
07 Feb 2019
The online content that gives Kiwis concern
InternetNZ has released a report that shows the things we are worried about, and where we might be going wrong.
31 Jan 2019
Facebook, Sticks 'n' Stones take online safety to NZ schools
According to Sticks ‘n’ Stones founder Karla Sanders, everyone should have the right to be their real selves.
18 Oct 2018
This app can tell if your Wi-Fi is 'NetStinky'
A researcher at the University of Waikato has created a ‘NetStinky’ way of telling whether your home internet network has been breached.
16 Oct 2018
Back to the basics: Five ways to stay safe online
Phishing attacks or social-engineering attacks are on the rise, where cybercriminals trick people into divulging details and participating in scams.
16 Oct 2018
NZ Commerce Commission warns consumers to stay away from dodgy ticket site
The Commission is investigating Viagogo and to date has received 228 complaints about the website.
06 Mar 2018
Google launches gamified digital citizenship programme
"Be Internet Awesome provides materials educators and parents can use to help students learn about online safety in a fun and engaging way."
09 Jun 2017
Reports of cyberbullying flood new support service
"The service is designed to protect everybody’s rights – to free speech and to participate online without being harassed and abused."
31 May 2017
Facebook brings back 'Safety Check' following Brussels bombings
Facebook has reinstated its Safety Check feature for users in Brussels, following a series of terrorist attacks that took place on March 22nd.
23 Mar 2016
Shift in approach to online safety needed, says NetSafe
With rapid changes in the digital technologies used in schools and their communities, the concept of online safety has fundamentally changed.
21 Oct 2015
Police and schools - staying safe online
“Communication technologies are extremely useful tools. However some people use these tools for anti-social and/or criminal activities."
01 Jul 2015
How to protect your business from online scams
NetSafe has offered up some advice for how businesses can protect themselves from online scams and credit card fraudsters.
16 Jan 2015
Parents urged to review ‘Parental Control’ settings this Christmas
With the new generation of video games consoles predicted to top Christmas wish-lists, NZ’s peak body for interactive games says it’s a timely reminder for parents to familiarise themselves with the parental control settings.
09 Dec 2013
Top Online Shopping Safety tips!
How many of our Safety tips are you following when shopping online? (From NetGuide March issue)
26 Mar 2012