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ANZASW response to MSD decision on housing evictions

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 4:54 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes Housing New Zealand’s (HNZ) decision to clear the debts of those who have been wrongfully evicted for alleged methamphetamine contamination at their homes. More >>

ANZASW on response to Tax Working Group report

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 2:34 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) notes the release of the government’s response to the Tax Working Group (TWG) report this week. More >>

ANZASW statement on new child poverty statistics

Friday, 5 April 2019, 1:29 pm | Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) notes the release of the latest figures on child poverty by Statistics New Zealand (SNZ), which provide greater clarity on the severity of one of our most urgent national challenges. More >>

ANZASW statement for World Social Work Day 2019

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 2:48 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) celebrates World Social Work Day 2019 and the theme ‘Promoting the Importance of Human Relationships’. “Today, as always, the Association pays tribute to our highly-skilled and hard-working ... More >>

ANZASW statement on the attacks in Christchurch

Friday, 15 March 2019, 8:29 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to express its support for all who were affected by today's events in Christchurch / Otautahi. More >>

ANZASW statement for International Women's Day 2019

Friday, 8 March 2019, 1:42 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) joins colleagues, allies and friends around the world in celebrating International Women’s Day 2019. More >>

Inequity and the need for more progressive taxation

Monday, 4 March 2019, 12:59 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) supports calls for more progressive taxation policies to be adopted by government in order to address the high levels of social and economic inequity in this country. More >>

ANZASW on Social Work Registration Legislation Bill

Friday, 22 February 2019, 12:08 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) recognises that an historic milestone for social work has been reached with the Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill passing Third Reading by a unanimous vote. Registration of social ... More >>

Social Workers recognise World Social Justice Day

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 1:35 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

Social Justice is a concept that acknowledges the distribution of wealth, influence and privilege in society is not always fair and seeks to address these deficits, so that individuals and families / whanau from all walks of life are able to access ... More >>

Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 1:27 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is pleased that the Supplementary Order Paper making changes to the Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill was agreed to by a majority vote on Tuesday. The Bill now moves to its third ... More >>

ANZASW response to “State of the Nation” report

Friday, 15 February 2019, 2:47 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes the release of the Salvation Army’s annual State of the Nation report this week. We believe that the study contains findings and proposals that should be seriously considered ... More >>

ANZASW statement for Waitangi Day

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 10:45 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) joins members, the social work profession as a whole and all New Zealanders in celebrating our National Day. ANZASW views Waitangi Day as an opportunity to reflect on Te Tiriti o Waitangi ... More >>

ANZASW response to Oxfam

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 3:24 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) believes that research released by Oxfam this week highlights the need for urgent measures to be adopted to close the widening gap between the richest and least well off in our society. More >>

ANZASW statement on amendments to crucial social work bill

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:10 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is pleased to learn that Carmel Sepuloni, Minister for Social Development, has proposed that the Social Work Registration Legislation Bill include a scope of practice to determine who is ... More >>

ANZASW statement on Child Poverty Monitor report

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 3:22 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) believes that the statistics and findings contained in the Child Poverty Monitor report released by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner this week should be a wake up call to ... More >>

ANZASW response to He Ara Oranga report

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 12:40 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) broadly supports the findings and recommendations of the newly-released Report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction - He Ara Oranga. More >>

ANZASW On the International Day of Disabled Persons

Monday, 3 December 2018, 4:36 pm | ANZASW

On the International Day of Disabled Persons 2018 the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) celebrates the diverse disabled population of these islands and reaffirms its commitment to opposing all forms of discrimination against the ... More >>

ANZASW statement for the close of Movember

Friday, 30 November 2018, 2:48 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

As Movember draws to a close this week, the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to express its appreciation of all those who participated in activities to raise awareness of men’s health issues over the past month. More >>

World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse

Monday, 19 November 2018, 2:19 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

It is World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse. The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) today thank colleagues and members who are active in protecting the nation’s children / tamariki. More >>

ANZASW statement for Living Wage Week

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 4:40 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers celebrates living wage week in Aotearoa New Zealand and across the world. This week we reaffirm our support for the campaign to encourage employers to pay their workers fairly for their mahi. The ... More >>

 

 

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