New Years Honours

ANZASW would like to offer our congratulations to those recognised on the 2021 New Year’s Honours list that was announced last week (31 December 2020). Of particular note to ANZASW are the achievements of Brenda Pilott, Sir Mason Durie and Professor Cindy Kiro. Their incredible work in areas that affect both our members and the individuals and communities in which […]

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ANZASW’s Statement on the One Year Anniversary of the Whakaari Volcanic Eruption

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Whakaari volcanic eruption that took place on 9 December 2019. Tragically killing 22 and critically injuring many others. ANZASW extends our sympathies and thoughts to the victims’ family and whānau as well as the survivors who continue to live with the trauma and ongoing consequences of the eruption. We would like to also […]

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ANZASW Statement: White Ribbon Day 2020

ANZASW would like to offer our acknowledgement and support of White Ribbon Day. The theme for this year’s day is Challenge the #Outdated as decided by the White Ribbon organisation. We would like to offer particular acknowledgment of our members who work on both on the frontlines and behind the scenes to reduce the shocking levels of domestic violence that […]

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ANZASW Response to Cabinet Announcement

ANZASW is pleased to respond to Monday’s (2 November 2020) Cabinet announcement and offers our congratulations to the Prime Minister on the appointments made. ANZASW is delighted at the diversity represented across the new Cabinet and strongly believes that the cabinet selected represents the diversity of the New Zealand that elected it. Of special interest to us are the appointments […]

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ANZASW Statement: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2020

Tomorrow (Saturday 17 October 2020), is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The theme for this year, as set by the UN, is Acting Together to Achieve Social and Environmental Justice for All. This theme recognises the complex and multidimensional nature of poverty and that poverty and issues of social justice cannot be eradicated without the parallel recognition […]

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Aotearoa New Zealand Social Workers’ Day 2020

Today is Aotearoa New Zealand Social Workers’ Day for 2020! 2020 has been a difficult and unprecedented year and has presented many challenges for people, both personally and professionally. It has been a year where social workers have been required to adapt and reimagine the way they deliver the incredible services they provide. ANZASW is extraordinarily proud of social workers […]

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