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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 >>

ANZASW statement on Abortion Law Reform

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 2:53 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes the recent release of the Law Commission’s report on Abortion Law reform. More >>

ANZASW statement on Judge Doogue’s Address to the Law Foundation

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 10:15 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) believes that the Address delivered by Judge Jan-Marie Doogue to the Law Foundation recently was significant and courageous, touching on issues that are of long-standing concern to social workers. More >>

Pink Ribbon appeal and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Friday, 12 October 2018, 2:53 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) supports the Pink Ribbon street appeal which begins today, as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Today we pay tribute to survivors, those living with the condition and their families ... More >>

ANZASW on World Mental Health Day

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 3:28 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to express its solidarity with service users and colleagues internationally this World Mental Health Day. Today we celebrate the efforts of social workers across the globe who ... More >>

ANZASW statement on allegations of grooming

Monday, 8 October 2018, 3:08 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is deeply shocked by allegations that a social worker from Oranga Tamariki, Ministry for Children, groomed a teenager for sex. If these claims are proven to be true it would amount ... More >>

ANZASW statement on the new Carers’ Strategy Action Plan

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:02 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes the development of a new Carers’ Strategy Action Plan, announced by the government this week. Although the details of the Plan are yet to finalised, it raises our hopes that carers will ... More >>

ANZASW statement for World's Alzheimer's Month

Friday, 28 September 2018, 4:22 pm | ANZASW

As World Alzheimer’s Month comes to a close, the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) pays tribute to members who have worked so hard to support those with Alzheimer’s and their carers and promote awareness of the condition ... More >>

Happy Aotearoa New Zealand Social Workers Day

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 9:20 am | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) celebrates national Social Workers Day 2018. Today we pay tribute to all our social work colleagues. You are the super heroes, who make a difference in communities across the country. ... More >>

OT pay equity agreement

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 3:00 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is pleased to see that Oranga Tamariki, Ministry for Children, has reached an agreement in principle with its social workers on pay equity. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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