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Child Protection Training

Child Matters is New Zealand’s specialist provider of child protection related training and professional development.  Child Matters provides training from introductory level half-day workshops through to a one-year NZQA accredited Diploma course. Click here to find out more…

 

 

Child Protection Policy

Children and professionals can be safeguarded and protected through the implementation of effective child protection policies and procedures. Child Matters offers a range of expert advisory services to help ensure your organisation’s child protection policy is robust enough to keep children and staff safe. Click here to read more...

 

Buddy Day

Buddy Day is a fun, high-profile event with a serious message…to raise awareness of the issue of child abuse in our community, and that it’s up to all of us to ensure the wellbeing of our children in New Zealand. Click here to be part of this unique event!

What role does business play in protecting children from abuse?

Our new 6 minute video shares how businesses can contribute to keeping children safe.

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Vulnerable Children Act 2014

On 1st July 2014 the Vulnerable Children Act was passed into law, becoming the most significant change to child protection in New Zealand since the Children Young Persons and their Families Act, 1989. Click here to read more...

 

20th Anniversary & Video

This year Child Matters marks its 20th year in operation. The organisation reflects on two decades of working tirelessly to educate and inspire New Zealanders to make sure that every child could flourish in safe environments, free from all abuse. Watch the 20th anniversary video here.

Child Matters Media

Child Matters are regularly featured in the news or publications.  Check out some of our articles and news releases.

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Is your Child's School Safe?

5 questions you can ask your school to satisfy yourself that they are doing all that they can to keep children safe.

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What I have learnt from the course has become part of my “toolbox” that I carry with me and open when necessary.  It has given me the confidence to act decisively where there is cause to suspect child abuse may be happening.  I can never see or hear something that raises concerns and ignore it.

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Hamilton Function Room

The Richardson Room is a stylish, well equipped room that is a fantastic venue for all your events from 10 to 100 people.

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