As an independent non-profit organisation, Netsafe receives funding from a variety of strategic and working partners.

If you’d like to contact Netsafe about a potential partnership, please email Sean Lyons at

Strategic Partners

Netsafe’s work is made possible by grants provided by our strategic partners:

Working Partners

Netsafe collaborates with a range of organisation to deliver specific projects, to resolve online challenges faced by New Zealand internet users and to share knowledge. This includes:

Resource Exchange Partners

  • Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner, Australia;
  • Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), UK;
  • National Crime Agency, UK; and
  • Safer Internet Centre, UK.

Reporting Partners

  • CERT NZ;
  • Consumer Affairs;
  • Commerce Commission;
  • Department of Internal Affairs;
  • Financial Markets Authority;
  • National Cyber Security Centre;
  • New Zealand Computer Emergency Response Team
  • New Zealand Customs Service;
  • New Zealand Police;
  • Network for Learning (N4L)
  • Office of the Privacy Commissioner; and
  • TradeMe.

International Partners

  • Facebook;
  • Google;
  • Childnet, UK;
  • Family Online Safety Institute, USA;
  • Instagram, USA;
  • Internet Watch Foundation, UK;
  • Microsoft, USA/NZ;
  • Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, PI;
  • South West Grid for learning, UK;
  • Twitter; and
  • Yahoo!, USA/Australia.

Other NZ Partners

  • Commerce Commision;
  • Financial Markets Authority;
  • Ministry of Business, Innovation and Enterprise;
  • New Zealand Internet Task Force (NZITF);
  • Ngā Pū Waea, the National Māori Broadband Working Group;
  • Parenting Place;
  • SeniorNet;
  • Sticks’n’stones;
  • Waikato University; and
  • Student Communication and Safe Practices Charitable Trust.