Kia Kaha: Acknowledgements

The New Zealand Police would like to thank all those who were involved in the development and trials of Kia Kaha since its inception.

In particular, we thank the following people involved with year level resources:

Years 0–3

Constable Ian Anderson New Zealand Police, Masterton
Judy Barns South End School, Carterton
John Murray St Patrick’s School, Masterton
Dawn Nippert Specialist Education Services, Lower Hutt
Owen Sanders New Zealand Police, Wellington
Patricia Smith Fernridge School, Masterton
Gill Palmer New Zealand Police, Wellington
  • Design by Jane Ough
  • Illustrations by Jo Maxwell
  • Stories Happy Spring and Crocodile on the Roof by Diana Noonan

Years 4–6

Marin Adams Specialist Education Services
Veia Gleeson Mercer School
Didee Mizen Mangatangi School
Karen Purdie New Zealand Police, Pukekohe
Owen Sanders New Zealand Police, Wellington
Noel Surrey New Zealand Police, Papakura
Pa’i Vavau Manurewa Central School
Sue Wilks Finlayson Park School
Sylvie Wilkinson Specialist Education Services
Debbie Woolliams Manurewa West School
Gill Palmer New Zealand Police, Wellington
  • Illustrations by Jo Maxwell
  • Birthday Party Poster from Telecom
  • Story No More Muesli Bars by Norman Bilbrough

Years 7–8

Viv Harris Nelson
Christine Houia Broadgreen Intermediate
Steve Knight Parklands School
Elaine Porritt St Joseph’s School
Ian McKitrick New Zealand Police, Nelson
Owen Sanders New Zealand Police, Wellington
Gill Palmer New Zealand Police, Wellington
  • Illustrations by Jo Maxwell
  • Story Don’t Cry for Billie by Beverley Dunlop
  • Story Once Bitten by David Hill
  • Illustrations from Once Bitten are reproduced by permission of the publishers Learning Media Limited on behalf of the Ministry of Education, PO Box 3293, Wellington, New Zealand, © Crown. 1994.

Years 9–13

Christina Ashby Rangiruru Girls’ College
Rosemary Carpenter Central Hawke’s Bay College
Morris Cheer New Zealand Police, Wellington
Mark Cleary Colenso High School
Kerre Devonport-Ward Taradale High School
Deborah Dench New Zealand Police, Te Awamutu
Shirley Eddy Sacred Heart College
Sue Harlow Hornby High School
John Hodgen New Zealand Police, Papanui
Elahe Khaleghian Tangaroa College
Chris Mene New Zealand Police, Sydenham
Karen Purdie New Zealand Police, Papakura
Alan Pyke Christ’s College
Jenny Robertson Education Consultant
Owen Sanders New Zealand Police, Wellington
Michelle Schuman Edgewater College
Paul Verheyen New Zealand Police, Christchurch
Sylvie Wilkinson Group Special Education
Andrew Wood Edgewater College
Anne Woodroofe Aorere College
Gill Palmer New Zealand Police, Wellington

The Police would also like to thank:

  • all the schools who took part in the trials
  • Graeme Lay for permission to reprint his story Dear Mr Cairney
  • David Hill for permission to reprint Bully for You
  • Elspeth Alix Batt for the cartoons in the health modules.