Terms of Use


Rangatahi Well provides the http://www.rangatahiwell.org.nz website as a service to secondary schools and supporting services working with young people in Years 9 to 13.

This site is for information only. The information provided does not in any way represent medical care or attention. Seek the advice of a health or wellbeing professional if you have any queries or concerns.

While all information and resources are endorsed or approved for inclusion by local education, health, or wellbeing professionals, you are responsible for using your professional judgment to determine the suitability, reliability, and appropriateness of information in the site when supporting the wellbeing of rangatahi (young people). Rangatahi Well is not responsible for, and disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information contained within the site.

The information contained within the site is continually monitored and updated. However, we cannot guarantee that the information provided is correct, complete, and up-to-date at the time of use. Each page has a feedback button where you can alert us to incorrect or outdated information, which we will endeavour to rectify or remove as soon as possible. Alternatively, email us on info@rangatahiwell.org.nz

Although the Rangatahi Well website provides links for direct access to other internet resources, including websites, Rangatahi Well is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in these sites. Links from Rangatahi Well to third-party websites do not constitute an endorsement of any advertisements of products or services contained in those websites. Once you open a link to another website, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of the new site.

Rangatahi Well accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user’s computer system, software, or data occurring in connection with the use of the website.

Privacy Policy

Rangatahi Well will automatically record and store your name, role, organisation, region, and email address when you:

We use this information to:

If you choose to provide us with personal information when filling out a form and submitting it to us through the website, we use that information to respond to your message. We only share information you give us with another organisation if your inquiry relates directly to that organisation, to help provide the information you requested or connect you with that organisation, or as otherwise required by law. Otherwise, no information is shared or sold to any third party company. We do not create individual profiles with the information you provide. We do not collect information for commercial marketing. If requested, we will remove your information from our database immediately.

In some instances your data may be stored by external secure online service providers e.g. Survey Monkey® when seeking user experience information.

Information collected while using the website

Rangatahi Well uses Google Analytics to automatically collect and store information about site visitors and visits in order to improve functionality of the website. Only the following information is collected, and does not identify you personally:

We use this information to help make the Rangatahi Well website more useful, and to learn about the number of visitors and types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits. Further information is available from Google Analytics’ privacy policy.


Access details (the username and password) must not be shared with anyone other than kura and secondary school staff and services that work with kura and secondary schools to support the wellbeing of rangatahi (young people).

Access is not publicly available, and as the information contained is written for professionals with education, health, and/or wellbeing training and expertise, access to the website cannot be shared with family/whānau or rangatahi (young people).


Material featured on the Rangatahi Well website is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The copyright-protected material may be shared with other professionals involved in supporting the wellbeing of rangatahi, or rangatahi and/or their whānau where appropriate, without requiring specific permission. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not being used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Where the material is being shared with others, the source and copyright status must be acknowledged.

The permission to reproduce copyright-protected material does not extend to any material on this site that is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

Website security

For website security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we employ commercial software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Unauthorised attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited.