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Statement on the shooting of protesters in Gaza

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 4:38 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) condemns in the strongest terms the shooting of protesters in Gaza, Palestine last week. More >>

We reaffirm support for jailed Palestinian Munther Amira

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 1:30 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to reaffirm its support for our jailed Palestinian colleague, Munther Amira. More >>

ANZASW celebrates World Social Work Day 2018

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 3:00 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) celebrates World Social Work Day 2018. More >>

(ANZASW) celebrates and welcomes International Women’s Day

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 2:41 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) celebrates and welcomes International Women’s Day. Today we reflect on both the progress that has been made in terms of the struggle for gender equality as well as the work that remains ... More >>

Statement on International Mother Language Day

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 2:33 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

ANZASW’s membership represents a diverse group of people, speaking many different languages, including a variety of mother tongues. More >>

Statement on world social justice day

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 3:08 pm | Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) today celebrates the World Day of Social Justice. More >>

ANZASW response to Salvation Army report

Friday, 16 February 2018, 4:46 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) attended the launch of the Salvation Army’s latest yearly “State of the Nation” report on Thursday. More >>

ANZASW press release on Housing stocktake report

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 3:41 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers is concerned by many of the observations made in the government’s new housing stock take report, which was released this week. More >>

ANZASW statement on inquiry into abuse in state care

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 12:12 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) commends the government for its decision to hold an inquiry into the historical abuse of children that occurred in state care. More >>

ANZASW statement on Child Poverty Bill

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 9:44 am | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes the announcement of the Child Poverty Bill, which outlines government plans to ensure that targets for reducing child poverty are met in the future. More >>

Anzasw statement on the abuse faced by member Amy Ross

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 2:23 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to offer solidarity to member Amy Ross who experienced appalling verbal and physical abuse at a sporting event earlier this month. More >>

Statement from ANZASW on social inequality

Friday, 26 January 2018, 12:03 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The world is a drastically unequal place according to figures released by Oxfam on Monday. It revealed that 82% of the wealth generally globally in 2017 went to the richest 1%, while a few dozen people now possess the same wealth as the poorest ... More >>

Statement on Mental Health inquiry by Social Workers Ass..

Friday, 26 January 2018, 10:35 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes the inquiry into mental health and addiction by the government, details of which were announced this week. More >>

ANZASW on arrest of more social workers in Palestine

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 11:36 am | ANZASW

"The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) condemns the further arrest of colleagues in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. These incidents follow the arrest of social worker Munther Amira, taken during a protest against ... More >>

NZ social workers condemning arrest of Palestinian colleague

Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 12:48 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) condemns in the strongest terms the arrest of Palestinian social worker and activist Munther Amira at a peaceful demonstration on the 27th of December 2017. Amira was protesting the ... More >>

Social Workers Day Celebration 2017

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 10:58 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

Social Workers across the country gather today, 27th September, to celebrate New Zealand Social Workers Day. It is a time to acknowledge and honor the contribution social workers make to enhancing the wellbeing of New Zealanders. More >>

ANZASW expresses its appreciation of Turei's contribution

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 5:16 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers wishes to place on record its appreciation of Metiria Turei’s contribution, both at the political and grassroots level. Throughout her 15 years in Parliament Metiria has been an advocate for the ... More >>

Mandatory Social Worker Registration Bill

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 5:03 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The ANZASW President, Shannon Pakura, is delighted that the Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill has successfully passed First Reading today and has been referred to Social Services Select Committee. More >>

Mandatory Registration of Social Workers

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 12:17 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

Shannon Pakura, President of Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZAW) fully supports Minister Tolley’s announcement that legislation is being developed to make registration of social workers mandatory. More >>

Call For Inquiry in to Abuse in Care

Monday, 10 April 2017, 4:30 pm | Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers

ANZASW supports the need for a full state supported enquiry into the abuse of children in state care says Shannon Pakura, President. The stories of the of the four men, Ngā Mōrehu, the survivors, recounted on The Hui on Sunday morning, reveal the shocking ... More >>

   

 

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