Person

Neil Melhuish

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Measuring trends in online hate speech victimisation and exposure, and attitudes in New Zealand

Online hate speech has been a topic of public concern and research interest for some time. This report presents findings from Netsafe’s 2019 research regarding the personal experiences of adult New Zealanders in relation to online hate speech.
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New Zealand children’s experiences of online risks and their perceptions of harm

This research report presents findings from a quantitative study regarding different aspects related to risks and online safety. It looks at the online experiences that children find bothersome and upsetting and explores the hurtful behaviours they encounter or engage in, both online and in person.
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Exploring New Zealand children's internet access, skills and opportunities

This research report presents findings from a study that explores New Zealand children’s internet access, online skills, practices, and opportunities.
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Digital self-harm: prevalence, motivations and outcomes for teens who cyberbully themselves

This research report presents findings from an exploratory study about the extent and nature of digital self-harm among New Zealand teens. The report centres on the prevalence of digital self-harm (or self-cyberbullying) among New Zealand teens (aged 13-17), the motivations, and outcomes related to engaging...
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New Zealand teens and digital harm

This report presents the findings of a nationally representative study whose purpose was to explore the experiences, attitudes, and behaviours of New Zealand teens about digital communications including harm and/or distress.