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Flying Up to be Web Rangers in Christchurch

  Today a group of 7 of us attended the Web Rangers training day in Christchurch.  Web rangers is a Digital Citizenship partnership with Google, Netsafe and Sticks n Stones o promote positive online behaviour and interaction We arrived to Goodie bags and a room decked out in Google colours, Caito Potatoe and Liam Waverider were […]


How will the new laws impact young people?

What impact do you think the new legislation will have for young people? An interesting read from Dunedin’s The Star newspaper HERE which includes our comments on the importance of education to support life online  


Training with Youthline and the Ministry of Youth Development

In the first week of the school holidays, we were lucky to have Youthline Otago join us along with Trystan from the Ministry of Youth Development for a training day for representatives from our FIVE school action groups Bail on Bullying were hoping to join us from Dunedin but Black Ice and Below zero temperatures […]


Rainbow Youth Workshop- Sexuality and Gender

We started the day off by being introduced to Aych and Morgan’s smiling faces, representatives of Rainbow Youth. The day consisted of different activities, an open discussion and lots of questions asked by ourselves about sexuality and gender identity. In groups, we were given different scenarios, in which we all worked together to answer. An […]


Prime TV Documentary- Bullies! A must watch!

Sticks n Stones are proud to feature in Episode Three of the Prime TV Bullies Documentary and are proud to be mentioned in the article below! We hope we can continue to raise awareness about bullying and encourage others to Take a Stand!!!!…/69868…/bullies-tv-tackles-nzs-shame


Pink Shirt Day 2015

Pink Shirt Day started in Canada in 2007 when two High School students decided to take a stand after another student was bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school. It is now an annual event celebrated in many countries around the world.  Pink Shirt Day encourages people to talk about bullying and take action […]

News, Recognition

S’nS Singer/Songwriter Hitting the Right Notes

An insight by the talented Singer/Songwriter Janie Shaw I have been a part of Sticks ‘n’ Stones since it began, one of the first members and someone keen to get    involved. When I was offered the chance to take on the music side of the group and write a song I  was all for. I […]

Videos, Recognition

Runner-Up at the NATIONAL Trustpower Community Awards

Incredible work from Ashleigh Smith and Emily Boud representing us at the National Trustpower Community Awards in Wellington. Sticks n Stones was awarded runner up from 27 amazing groups NZ wide. This is a huge honour and values the work already undertaken and encourages us to do even more to affect change and stop Cyberbullying. […]


SNS Students take out 2nd and 3rd Place in the Web Rangers Competition

Great article in the ODT this week celebrating Abby and Nikki’s success in the Web Rangers campaign Competition- Well done girls! Check it out HERE  

Stories, Recognition

SNS Take out the Supreme Award at the Central Otago Trustpower Community Awards

Great feature in the ODT about our great achievement in taking out the Supreme award at the 2014 Central Otago Trustpower Community Awards.  We are incredibly humbled by the response we have received and grateful for the opportunity to spread our messages and take a stand against bullying. Two of our team will head to […]