We all know bullying is not what it used to be, that the army of keyboard warriors only seems to be getting stronger. Traditional bullies still pop up but the screen between people is providing a shield for bullies and prison walls for victims. A survey by the Education Review Office on Monday found that 39 per cent of all NZ school students have been bullied at their current schools. With mental health at the forefront of nationwide conversations, Rotorua school counsellors talk about this new mode of torture and the devastating impact on our young people.

Self-harm, eating disorders