It's Bullying-Free NZ Week

But let’s make it all year!

This week is Bullying-Free NZ Week. The theme is 'whakanuia tōu āhua ake! celebrating being us' and culminates with the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand Pink Shirt Day this Friday 17 May. Schools and whanau can find lots of resources to support our kids at

— hat tip to The Worry Bug Facebook page:

It seems that bullying is a big problem in New Zealand and not just in schools:

I was bullied as a child and I’ve never forgotten how lousy that felt. It is what inspired me to write FAB Club.

FAB Club books for kids - stand up to bullying and join the club

FAB Club is available on  AmazoniBooksKoboFishpond, Whitcoulls, BooktopiaBarnes & Noble and in all good book shops and libraries.