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My Body My Taonga

Written by Rosalind Harrison and illustrated by Suzanne Simpson (Suitable for children aged 4.5 – 9 years)
Two young friends, Rāwiri and Ruby, have a kōrero about body safety and take readers on a learning journey with them. Tamariki learn the power of instincts, how to spot unsafe behaviour and master how to get help should they ever need to.

To order your book please go to www.mybodymytaonga.com using the code NZSUPPORT to receive a 15% discount.

The aim of the story is for children to:

  • Understand privacy and body boundaries, know who their trusted adults are.
  • Learn how to recognise types of unsafe behaviour including bribes, threats and unsafe secrets.
  • Understand that unsafe behaviour can come from an adult, a peer, someone they know or a stranger.
  • Trust their instincts and learn the plan of Stop, Walk and Talk.
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Safeguarding Children

Charities Number: CC49059
NZBN: 9429043276134

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