nz: Dolphin and friends help protect children from internet sharks

Sprat the fish has a serious role despite looking cute. The cartoon character is part of the online cartoon series Hector’s World, launched yesterday, which aims to educate children as young as 2 about internet safety. Figures from internet safety group NetSafe show that four out of five New Zealand children use the web to help with their homework.
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/category/story.cfm?c_id=35&objectid=10443226
http://tvnz.co.nz/view/page/488120/1162137Also see these NetSafe news releases:
nz: Hector’s World – Business, Governement and Charity Connect to Keep Very Young Kids Safe Online (news release)
In a unique alliance, Microsoft New Zealand, the Government1 and charity Hector’s World, joined forces to produce a valuable new resource designed to keep very young children safer while using the internet and other information and communication technology.
http://netsafe.org.nz/isgnews/news_hector_business_government.aspxnz: Hector’s World – Protecting Our Youngest and Most Vulnerable Online (news release)
In Auckland, a new resource was launched to help teach under 10 year olds how to be safer while using the internet and mobile phones.
http://netsafe.org.nz/isgnews/release_hectors_world_protecting.aspx

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