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Celebrating World Social Work Day

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 10:51 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

Today, ANZASW celebrates World Social Work Day. We join colleagues and social work employers across the globe in celebrating the unique and special contribution every social worker, social work educator and social service provider makes in the lives ... More >>

ANZASW Responds To Chris Luxon’s State Of The Nation Speech

Monday, 7 March 2022, 4:45 pm | Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers

Yesterday, Chris Luxon (Leader of the National Party) presented his first State of the Nation speech. National’s economic plan targets the rich and continues a neoliberal, trickle-down philosophy that, history shows us, simply does not work. ... More >>

ANZASW Challenges Social Workers Registration Board Decision Over Increasing The Cost Of Social Work Registration

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 6:53 am | ANZASW

Last week, ANZASW challenged the Social Workers Registration Board’s (SWRB) decision to increase the cost of social work registration by filing a complaint with Parliament’s Regulations Review Committee. The cost of social work registration has increased ... More >>

ANZASW Response To The 1st Annual Report Released By Te Mana Whakamaru Tamariki Motuhake: Independent Children’s Monitor

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 8:03 pm | ANZASW

Te Mana Whakamaru Tamariki Motuhake: Independent Children’s Monitor (ICM) released their first full monitoring report, Experiences of Care in Aotearoa: Agency Compliance with the National Care Standards and Related Matters Regulations , this week . The ... More >>

ANZASW Embraces Te Kahu Aroha And Calls On The Government For Meaningful Action

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 11:48 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) fully supports and stands behind the findings and recommendations of Te Kahu Aroha – the Oranga Tamariki Ministerial Advisory Board report. We are saddened and hurt by the continued systemic ... More >>

ANZASW calls for social worker pay equity

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 9:44 am | ANZASW

Wednesday 22 September is Aotearoa New Zealand Social Workers’ Day. ANZASW is celebrating social workers throughout the country for the tireless work they do to better Aotearoa. Social workers work throughout the motu in a variety of settings and roles, from ... More >>

Oranga Tamariki Residential Restraint Practices Must Be Urgently Reviewed

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 10:51 am | Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers

ANZASW is appalled and disturbed by the footage of which appear to be assaults on children in Oranga Tamariki’s care. These assaults appear to be unprovoked and are entirely unacceptable. Restraints on children in care should only be used when ... More >>

The Value Of Social Work In The Health System

Friday, 25 June 2021, 10:42 am | Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers

ANZASW is proud to have partnered with Allied Health Aotearoa New Zealand (AHANZ) in commissioning the report Hidden in plain sight: Optimising the allied health professions for better, more sustainable integrated care. Hidden in plain sight recommends a ... More >>

ANZASW Congratulates Hilary Weaver For Appointment As IFSW Indigenous Commissioner

Friday, 18 June 2021, 3:20 pm | ANZASW

ANZASW expresses its congratulations to Hilary Weaver who has been appointed as the inaugral Global Commissioner of the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) newly formed Indigenous Commission. The Indigenous Commission will work towards ... More >>

Kaiwhakahaere (CEO) Appointment At ANZASW Social Worker Association

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 4:29 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā hau e whā ki ngā rau rangatira mā, tēnā koutou katoa. “The appointment of Braden Clark as the new ANZASW Kaiwhakahaere (CEO) is a very important step for the ANZASW, the social worker membership organisation for ... More >>

Kaiwhakahaere CEO Opportunity At The Professional Social Worker Organisation

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 11:31 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

In announcing Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) i s seeking a Kaiwhakahaere (CEO), Perehitana-President Sharyn Roberts said “ The resignation of Lucy Sandford-Reed, the long-standing Chief Executive at ANZASW has opened up ... More >>

ANZASW Update

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 12:00 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

Yesterday morning (June 8 2020) the Office of the Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft released a new report Te Kuku O Te Manawa. The report is focussed on changes that need to occur within Oranga Tamariki to enable pēpi Māori aged ... More >>

ANZASW Statement: Government’s Latest Relief Payment Unfair To Those On Job-seekers Benefit

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 3:19 pm | ANZASW

ANZASW Is Deeply Concerned With The Government’s New Relief Payment That Was Announced Yesterday (25th May). Up To $490 A Week Will Be Available To New Zealand Citizens And Residents Who Have Lost A Full- Time Job Work As A Result Of COVID-19 While They ... More >>

ANZASW Budget Response 2020

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 12:46 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

ANZASW is pleased to respond to the 2020 budget (released on May 14th 2020). Whilst the last few months have seen substantial Government response and fiscal support to individuals and organisations, in the words of Finance Minister Grant Robertson ... More >>

Youth week response

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 2:34 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

This week is New Zealand Youth Week 2020, ANZASW would like to acknowledge and celebrate the work of all social workers who work with our rangatahi here in Aotearoa and around the world. The theme for the week is “E kōrero ana mātou. E whakarongo ana koutou? ... More >>

World Health Day 2020

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 2:46 pm | ANZASW

Today is World Health Day, and while in the midst of the COVID-19 global health crisis it seems an appropriate time to reflect and celebrate not only those working on the frontlines to fight the virus but also those who continue to work to uphold ... More >>

Social issues must be a greater priority for govt spending

Friday, 7 February 2020, 10:02 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

ANZASW commends the government’s decision to increase funding to District Health Boards (DHBs) and schools across Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

To keep NGO services open, close the pay gap

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 3:08 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

ANZASW, Aotearoa New Zealand’s professional social work body, is calling on the government to prioritise fair pay and funding for social workers in the community sector to avert crisis, cuts and closures. More >>

ANZASW stands with Australia

Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 12:59 pm | ANZASW

ANZASW stands with Australia Media Release: The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) 8th January 2020 More >>

Minimum wage rise welcome, structural change needed

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 3:04 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The government’s decision to raise the minimum wage is strongly welcomed by ANZASW. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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