It’s 2022 and NZ law still doesn’t define what consent is

“While the legal system may have a lot of grey areas, consent should never be a grey area."

NZ high schoolers open up about sexual assault on social media

There are calls for mandatory consent education in NZ.

Calls for sexual consent education to be compulsory in NZ schools

Students, politicians and educators are calling for the Government to make this happen.

Two years in prison or $50,000 fine for 'revenge porn' offenders

This helps close a loophole that saw many victims go without justice.

How do I get my libido back after being totally not keen this pandemic? | Horny on Main

Horny on Main is Re:’s sex advice column. It’s a place to unpack and explore the complicated and messy territories of sex, love and intimacy. It’s…

Sexual assault laws changing to require consent in NSW

The new model means a person must do or say something to affirm consent before sex occurs. In New Zealand, laws governing consent only stipulate when…

Social media can be a new form of justice for survivors of sexual assault

What are the legal ramifications of online justice, both for those who post and the accused?

White Man Behind A Desk: Consent

Re: welcomes a White Man Behind A Desk, who has invited a white woman to discuss the topic buttoned-up Kiwis can be too awkward to address:…

The app combatting online bullying

Social media is all fun and games... until it gets personal. We catch up with Keryn, creator of ICON, the app enabling Kiwi teens to combat…

How does the LGBTQI+ community feel about consent?

Consent may be different shapes and sizes for every individual in every walk of life. We chatted with members of the community to see what…

Consent and sex ed around the world

Is it time to rethink sexual education in New Zealand schools? We take a look at how it's taught around the world to see which countries…

Safe Sexting

There's nothing wrong with a little Bumble & Grindr... so why does sexting still have such a weird stigma? ???

Men talk consent

We sat down with a group of guys to chat about consent, what it means, and some of the things they're doing to educate Aotearoa.

Hands off preggy bellies

How would you like it if a random person tried to touch your tummy? It's a little weird... So why would it be different for our…

Should we teach 'Just say no' or YES YES YES?

The new play, Yes Yes Yes, aims to teach high school students around Aotearoa about consent through positivity.

Would you ask a baby for consent?

'Would you mind if I changed your nappy?' - is not a question we hear everyday, but according to the Pikler approach, asking kids for consent…

Can consent be made compulsory in sex ed?

It's compulsory to learn sex ed up until Year 10 when you're 14. Two years later, when it matters, sex ed is no longer in the…

Fairytales and consent

They're the age-old stories that have been sending our kids to the land of nod for years & years, but what are fairytales really teaching our…