Posted on 09 April 2020 by the Information Unit
Right now many of us are on our devices far more than usual – whether that’s chatting with friends and family, working from home, completing online schooling and study, connecting on social media, or watching movies, shows and videos.
This is our current reality, and it's not all bad. But we also know it's a time of increased stress and worry for parents and whānau, and part of this is concern around tamariki and rangatahi being on screens more than ever. We’re here to help, so we’ve launched a campaign with practical advice on how to help children and young people watch media safely, and deal with challenging content.
Look out for our lockdown campaign on social media, ‘Watch Together, Talk Together’ #WatchTogether, and hit share to help us spread the word.
Here are just a few of our tips, with plenty more in our Parents Information section.
You can’t control everything your tamariki and rangatahi see, but you can give them support and tools to deal with challenging media.
Take care, stay safe and stay home!
Kia kaha from all of us
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