Netsafe is saying that one in five NZ high school students report being cyber-bullied online, or via text message or photographs.
There’s a chance that schools will be given the power to search and seize cell phones and ipads to try and combat cyber-bullying.
What do you think of this idea? Is it going too far? Do you think it would help?
Have you ever been affected by cyber-bullying?
Be part of the conversation on Sunday night from 9pm.
If you missed last week’s Easter special check out the highlights below.
Our politicians have been talking about tough new laws to get rid of cyber-bullying.
What do you reckon is the best way to stop this type of bullying? Will changing the law do anything? Have you ever been bullied by text or through social networking sites online?
Another social issue that MPs have been talking about this week is euthanasia. John Key has come out and said that if he was terminally ill that he could consider it. Do you think euthanasia should be legalised? Is ending someone’s life mercy or murder?
Listen below to hear how it went.
Get ready to share your thoughts by calling Life FM’s talkback show the Forum on Sunday night from nine.
Bullying has been a hot topic in the news this week. Everyone’s been talking about how it’s such a massive social problem in New Zealand.
We’re going to talk about bullying this Sunday on the Forum.
How has this issue affected YOUR life? Have you ever been bullied? Maybe you’ve been the bully yourself.
Does standing up to bullies make them leave you alone – or does it make the problem worse?
We all know the old saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. But words can sometimes hurt us even more than physical pain. We’ll talk about the different types of bullying and how to deal with them.
Listen below to hear how it went - first it's a panel discussion to get things started.
Now listen to the show below.