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Netsafe Prepares For An Influx Of Online Harm Incidents

Friday, 27 August 2021, 6:15 am | Netsafe

We are staying connected with the internet – but keeping safe online will be challenging Aotearoa’s online safety organisation is anticipating calls to its helpline to skyrocket as the country heads into its second weekend at Alert Level 4. “Everybody ... More >>

Kiwis Think The Internet Is More Dangerous: New Research

Monday, 26 July 2021, 10:12 am | Netsafe

State of the Online Nation study unveiled as Netsafety Week launches Netsafe, Aotearoa’s online safety organisation, has released new research showing 68 percent of people believe the internet is more dangerous than it was five years ago. It will be even ... More >>

Online Harm Is Rising – And NZ Needs A United Response

Sunday, 18 July 2021, 4:43 pm | Netsafe

The community are experiencing harm online at rates never seen before. Netsafe, New Zealand’s online safety organisation, has revealed they have seen a 24 percent increase in harmful digital communication reports compared to the same timeframe ... More >>

Record numbers embrace Safer Internet Day in NZ

Friday, 7 February 2020, 11:00 am | Netsafe

Netsafe is proud to lead New Zealand into Safer Internet Day 2020, an international event onFebruary 11 aimed at encouraging and promoting a better online experience. More >>

Digital self-harm affecting NZ teens, new research reveals

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 9:23 am | Netsafe

New research from online safety organisation Netsafe reveals that 6% of New Zealand teenagers have anonymously posted mean or harmful content about themselves online in the last year. More >>

Kiwis lose $33M in 2018 – new approach needed vs scams

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 9:33 am | Netsafe

Online safety organisation Netsafe says that Kiwis reported losing more to online scams and fraud in 2018 than any other year in its 20-year history, with losses tripling from 2017. More >>

Image based sexual abuse a problem for Kiwis

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 9:24 am | Netsafe

New research from New Zealand online safety organisation Netsafe reveals that 5% of Kiwi adults have been the victim of image based sexual abuse online, and that the issue spans across generations. More >>

Parents’ top online concerns

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:26 am | Netsafe

New research on New Zealand parents’ views and experiences of digital parenting reveals their concerns about risks related to online sexual content and behaviour. More >>

Cyberbullying a $444M problem for NZ, new report reveals

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 10:11 am | Netsafe

New Zealand’s first-ever report into the economic effect of online harm estimates the cost to individuals, communities and interventions to be $444m every year. More >>

Cyberbullying a $444M problem for NZ, new report reveals

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 8:14 am | Netsafe

New Zealand’s first-ever report into the economic effect of online harm estimates the cost to individuals, communities and interventions to be $444m every year. More >>

Online abuse, harassment, bullying complaints reach new high

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 1:56 pm | Netsafe

Online abuse, harassment and bullying complaints reach new record high, rising by 46% in the first half of 2018 More >>

Netsafe to tackle child sexual abuse material online

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 10:29 am | Netsafe

New Zealand online safety organisation Netsafe is voted on to the Board of global INHOPE network, as it ramps up its work to tackle child sexual abuse material online. More >>

1 in 5 NZ teens affected by negative experience online

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 12:32 pm | Netsafe

Nearly 1 in 5 NZ teens unable to take part in daily activities due to negative experience online More >>

Taking away technology doesn't keep us safe – NZ teens

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 10:24 am | Netsafe

New research reveals nearly half of all NZ teenagers believe confiscating their devices or removing access to the internet is an unhelpful safety measure. Netsafe's study of 14 to 17 year olds found teenagers believed taking away their access to ... More >>

Unwanted contact online seriously affecting 1 in 10

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 8:43 am | Netsafe

Netsafe reveals 1 in 10 or around 270,000 New Zealand adults going online report being unable to fully take part in daily activities due to harmful online contact in the past 12 months. More >>

Kiwis lose over $10m to online scams in 2017

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 8:21 am | Netsafe

Online safety organisation Netsafe says scam tactics are becoming increasingly sophisticated, and New Zealand’s national response needs to evolve accordingly. Kiwis reported a combined loss of $10.1 million dollars from online scams and fraud to Netsafe in ... More >>

Research Sheds Light on Online Experiences of Young Kiwis

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 11:45 am | Netsafe

Nudes And NZ Teens: New Research Sheds Light on the Online Experiences of Young Nzers More >>

New research reveals how many young people share nude images

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 1:23 pm | Netsafe

Almost one in five teenagers have been asked for nude or nearly nude images in the last year, but only four percent of young people have shared pictures of themselves, according to the latest Netsafe research. More >>

Netsafe warns New Zealanders against sharing “revenge porn”

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 10:00 am | Netsafe

Netsafe is warning people not to post intimate images and videos of others online without consent, as they risk potential prosecution under the Harmful Digital Communications Act. More >>

New Netsafe grant funds eight projects to combat online abuse

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 12:09 pm | Netsafe

New Netsafe grant funds eight projects to combat online abuse, bullying and harassment in New Zealand More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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