Reporting suspected abuse

See information on reporting alleged abuse and what to do if you’re worried about a child.

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  • All Education Staff
  • Parents, Caregivers and Whānau
  • Students and Past Students
  • General public


Learn how to report the suspected abuse of a child in an education facility, or an allegation of abuse about education facilities.

Allegations of abuse 

Report any allegations about adults working in early learning services, schools or other education facilities to:

Phone: +64 4 439 5441 or 027 615 8429

If you’re worried about a child 

Follow the process in your Child Protection Policy if you suspect abuse.

If there's a real risk that the child will be harmed ring the Police 111 or Oranga Tamariki.

Guidance for sharing information about the wellbeing and safety of a child(external link)

Guidance for sharing information where there are family violence concerns(external link)

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