An App To Help You Make Your Home Safe For Tamariki

An App To Help You Make Your Home Safe For Tamariki

Whare Kahikā (ancestral home) is an app giving whānau knowledge to create a safe physical home environment for tamariki.

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How can the Whare Kahikā app help me keep my tamariki safe?

Whare Kahikā is a checklist that allows you to check, room by room, that your home is safe for tamariki. The app has been developed by Safekids Aotearoa with support from ACC.

Photo of a family in their home

Whare Kahikā is another term for ancestral home. It represents the inherent qualities in Māori knowledge systems and customs. These qualities inform safety mechanisms for whānau, hapū and iwi.

Fore more information about the app, check the Safekids Aotearoa website.

How do I download and use Whare Kahikā?

Whare Kahikā is available for download from the App Store and Google Play. It is also available as a web version for those who can't download the app to a smartphone. The app is available in te reo Māori and English. For more information about the app, check the Safekids Aotearoa app website.

Diagrams of app screens

This page last reviewed 10 December 2020.
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