NetSafe articles on digital citizenship


Growing Digital Citizens

The NetSafe Kit for Schools has been helping schools to build safer digital learning environments since its first iteration in 2001. Learn about our self-assessment framework that helps you measure your school’s progress towards developing a safe learning environment against key online safety and digital citizenship markers.


The NetSafe Kit for Schools

The NetSafe Kit for Schools sets out a comprehensive programme of cybersafety for New Zealand schools and covers key issues for staff, parents and students


Can I download music and videos from YouTube? Am I breaking copyright law?

The recent amendment to NZ copyright law has got many internet users worried they may be unintentionally breaking copyright laws when they watch, stream or download material from YouTube and other online sites and services.


Challenging Risk: NZ High-school Students’ Activity, Challenge, Distress, and Resiliency, within Cyberspace

NetSafe’s approach to cyberbullying is inspired by evidence based research undertaken between 2007 and 2011 by Research Manager Dr John Fenaughty as part of his doctoral thesis at the University of Auckland

Hector's World

Hector’s World®: cybersafety for children aged 2-9

A unique cybersafety initiative for teachers and parents to help young people learn about safe online practices and digital citizenship