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Materori's Story

Did you know that in New Zealand 45,000* kids are bullied each week?

Your $20 can change a Kiwi Kid's life today!

Hear Materori's story here - 


"When I was bullied I didn't really use to handle it well. But since Kiwi Can has come I know how to keep myself calm and just walk away" - Materori, 11 years old, Bay of Plenty

Kiwi Can makes a difference!

Our Kiwi Can programme is helping kids to learn techniques to overcome bullying in their schools throughout New Zealand. Young kids learn teamwork skills, the strategy to copy with life and bullying, teaching them to have a can-do attitude. Download the Kiwi Can Factsheet

For $20 a month your support provides the following things:

1 Kiwi Kid through the Kiwi Can programme for a year.
4 Kiwi Can lessons every month for 1 Kiwi Kid.

You will receive as a supporter :

Choice of which New Zealand region you would like to support
Our monthly newsletter so you can see the tangible difference your contribution is making
A tax receipt will be provided as donations over $5 can be tax-deductible.

Other Ways to get involved with Graeme Dingle Foundation

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Bullying Assistance

Graeme Dingle Foundation is wanting to raise awareness around bullying in schools but we are not a helpline for kids being bullied.  If you want further info or someone to talk to you can download our Factsheet that includes organisations you can contact or click Where to get help.

Download our factsheet here

Where to get help 


Kiwi Can students learn WITS as a strategy to cope with bullying, it stands for :

W : Walk Away

I : Ignore

T : Tell Someone

S : Seek Help

 * Source : Clark, T. C., Fleming, T., Bullen, P., Denny, S., Crengle, S., Dyson, B., Fortune, S., Lucassen, M., Peiris-John, R., Robinson, E., Rossen, F., Sheridan, J., Teevale, T., Utter, J. (2013). Youth’12 Overview: The health and wellbeing of New Zealand secondary school students in 2012. Auckland, New Zealand: The University of Auckland