For 28 years Tim Tipene has been teaching Children and Teens to be Warrior Kids through his...
Where it all began.
Tim founded Warrior Kids in 1994, teaching Self Control and Social Skills. Through his programme he has changed the lives of thousands of children, teens and their families in communities and schools.
As an award-winning author Tim's books are an extension of his Warrior Kids Programme. First published in 1996, he writes for children, teens and adults. Books are a great and accessible way to have the Warrior Kids message at home and school.
For over two decades Tim has been taking the magic of Warrior Kids to audiences both young and old. He has spoken in schools for Duffy Books in Homes, Storylines, the NZ Book Council and Getting Kids into Books. Tim has been a speaker at the Auckland Writers Festival and was a part of the Sir Peter Blake Dream Team of Leaders.
Tim teaching Warrior Kids.
NZ Herald, 1999
'His charismatic, heart felt, honest approach to sharing his story was next level amazing.'
'Awe inspiring presenter and master storyteller. I laughed, I cried and I celebrated Tim's stories!!!'
'Tim was awesome! He really engaged and inspired us with his story – and was the highlight of the conference for many. Excellent experience, and highly recommended!’
Here are some of his talks for you to enjoy
The boy who wanted to marry his teacher.
Tim speaking to Finlayson Park School for Duffy Books in Homes.
My sister liked
to fight boys.
Being kicked out of school.
Sit back, relax and listen to Tim read some of his books.
Butterfly Tape from
Hinemoa te toa
Taming the Taniwha