Everyone has the right to feel safe in their family, in their neighbourhood, at school and at work.
If you are being affected by violence, there are people you can talk to.
You may be able to talk to a relative, parents of a friend, a neighbour or sports coach.
If you are at school you could talk to a teacher or guidance counsellor.
You could ring 0800 456 450 and find out what organisations there are in your community for children young people affected by family violence.
Here are some websites which offer support and information for young people:
What's Up provides help to children and teaches them skills that will help prevent the development of major problems later in their lives
Youthline is a nationally linked youth development organisation, providing a range of services
NZ Police have information about bullying
No Bully is a website with information about bullying and what you can do about it
Sex ‘n' Respect provides information for young people about sexual violence
If you are being hurt or are worried someone might hurt you, call 0508FAMILY or contact Police on 111.