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Kia ora koutou Mo te wiki ō te reo Māori!

Friday, 14 September 2018, 5:25 pm | ANZASW

Kia ora koutou Mo te wiki ō te reo Māori! The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) supports the celebration of te wiki ō te reo (Maori Language week). The Association supports Te Reo Maori as a a recognised language and is our ... More >>

ANZASW statement for World Suicide Prevention Day

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 3:49 pm | ANZASW

Yesterday, Monday 10th September, was World Suicide Prevention Day. Mindful of the devastatingly high rates of suicide in this country, The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) calls for more to be done to confront this urgent issue. More >>

ANZASW statement on the need to regulate Property Management

Monday, 3 September 2018, 2:00 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) believes that a recently-released report on Property Management in the rental sector should prompt urgent action from government. The report, released by Anglican Advocacy, part of the Anglican Church’s ... More >>

Rose Henderson elected to prestigious global role

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 4:27 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is pleased to announce that Life Member Rose Henderson has been elected to the role of President of the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) in the Asia-Pacific region. More >>

ANZASW statement on Nurses settlement with DHBs

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 4:18 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is pleased to see that industrial action by nurses in recent weeks has led to a settlement which will deliver a long overdue pay rise and an improvement in working conditions. More >>

Reflections on the case of Ruby Knox

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 3:44 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) believes that the review into the murder of Ruby Knox by her mother in 2016, published this month, raises serious issues that should be urgently addressed. More >>

ANZASW statement on World Day for International Justice

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 3:31 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes the World Day for International Justice. More >>

ANZASW statement on Nurses strike

Monday, 16 July 2018, 2:52 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to once again express its solidarity with nurses who have been engaged in industrial action. More >>

ANZASW on so called “gay conversion therapy”

Friday, 6 July 2018, 4:39 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to communicate its strong opposition to the practice of so-called “gay conversion therapy,” also known as “reparative therapy,” in Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

ANZASW statement on industrial action in the public sector

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 9:24 am | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) offers full solidarity to public sector colleagues who have been exercising their right to bargain for fair pay and working conditions. More >>

Minister Martin's proposed intervention strategy

Friday, 22 June 2018, 3:09 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) supports Minister for Children Tracey Martin’s strategy of intensive intervention to lower the number of children being placed in care. More >>

ANZASW statement on separating / detaining migrant families

Friday, 22 June 2018, 3:06 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to communicate its strong opposition to the practice of keeping migrant, asylum-seeking and refugee children in detention and separating them from their parents. More >>

ANZASW celebrates World Refugee Day

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 1:14 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

Today we honour the invaluable work that social workers across the world do to assist refugees to overcome trauma, build self-esteem and develop their lives. Social workers are active both in camps for the displaced and in the nations to which refugees are ... More >>

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Friday, 15 June 2018, 3:55 pm | ANZASW

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. At ANZASW we believe that elder persons should be honoured, celebrated and, where necessary, protected. On days such as this, we should all be mindful of the struggles that many of our elders face. More >>

ANZASW Dismayed at University Decision

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 1:35 pm | Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is dismayed by the news that up to two dozen full-time teaching positions are set to be axed in the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work. News of the planned ... More >>

More could have been done to tackle urgent social challenges

Friday, 18 May 2018, 5:06 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes many of the measures contained in the government’s budget, but believes that more could have been done to tackle some of the most urgent social challenges in the country. More >>

International day against homophobia and transphobia

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 5:13 pm | ANZASW

Today marks the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) observes this day and reaffirms its commitment to challenging laws, social norms and attitudes that oppress sexual ... More >>

Meetings on Social Work Registration Legislation Bill

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 1:28 pm | ANZASW

Over the past two weeks the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) has engaged in a series of meetings to address concerns over the Social Worker Registration Legislation Bill. More >>

ANZASW Response to Report on Registration Legislation Bill

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 4:10 pm | ANZASW

ANZASW Response to the Social Services Select Committee’s Report on the Social Work Registration Legislation Bill: More >>

Child Poverty Reduction Bill

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 12:33 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) sees the Child Poverty Reduction Bill as an important piece of legislation that will help to maintain a focus on the crisis of deprivation afflicting children across the country. More >>

 

 

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