COVID-19

Our Tui Tuia | Learning Circle facilitators and tutors have been working hard to deliver resources and support to teachers, principals and school leaders, so they can effectively deliver distance learning education during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Resources for educators

Resources for parents and caregivers

Resources for children

Aroha: A chatbot to help young people cope with stress.
Sparklers: Fun activities to help tamariki regulate and manage their emotions.
SPARX: Interactive game-world, designed to help young people who are feeling down.
Art for Kids HubPixel Art: Create pictures using pixels and lots of different tools.
Young Ocean Explorers: Learn about the ocean with fun activities and videos.
Nanogirl: STEM videos with Nanogirl, Dr Michelle Dickinson.
0800 WHAT'S UP: Free counselling and resources for children and teens.

Resources for everyone

Staying on Track: Free online course introducing strategies to cope with stress during difficult times.
COVID-19: Contact tracing locations of interest
COVID-19 advice for māori: COVID-19 health advice (go to the website first) or call Healthline on 0800 358 5453. For general health advice: 0800 611 116
Ministry of Health
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) online meetings

Wellbeing resources

Workplace wellbeing during Covid-19Wellbeing Sessions: Free, virtual community events aimed at supporting wellbeing during and beyond the COVID-19 lockdown
Top tips for office stretches
At home guided meditation
To talk to a professional counsellor, free call or text: 1737
Thinkladder app: New Zealand based startup working on providing wellness tools

Technical resources

Bilingual Rauemi: Ki te Ao Mārama