ANZASW statement on the need to regulate Property Management

Monday, 3 September 2018, 2:00 pm Press Release: ANZASW Press Release: 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 social justice wing, finds that a lack of effective regulation of Property […]

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Rose Henderson elected to prestigious Global Role

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 4:27 pm Press Release: ANZASW New Zealander Rose Henderson elected to prestigious role in Social Work World 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. For many […]

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ANZASW Reflections on Matariki & Indigenous Models of Social Work

Kia ora, ngā mihi ki a koutou Over recent weeks Matariki was celebrated in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Association has produced a short film that celebrates Matariki while reflecting on the development of indigenous models of social work practice and the experience of Tangata Whenua members over their careers. We have tried to present an honest, critically-minded kōrero about the […]

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ANZASW Reflections for International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

ANZASW has released the following short video for International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2018:   The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) recognises the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples as a time for reflection. As we reflect on this day, which occurred earlier this month, we consider the United Nations Declaration on the Rights […]

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ANZASW Statement on Nurse’s Settlement with the DHBs

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 4:18 pm Press Release: 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. Nurses, like social workers, provide an indispensable […]

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ANZASW Statement: Reflections on the Case of Ruby Knox

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 3:44 pm Press Release: 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. The case highlights the need for more services and quality respite to […]

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ANZASW Statement on World Day for International Justice

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 3:31 pm Press Release: ANZASW The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes the World Day for International Justice. This year’s celebration coincides with the 20th anniversary of the 1998 Rome Statute, the treaty which brought the International Criminal Court (ICC), the world’s first permanent criminal tribunal with a global scope, into being. ANZASW recognises […]

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ANZASW Statement on Nurses Strike

Monday, 16 July 2018, 2:52 pm Press Release: 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. Nurses, like social workers, play an irreplaceable role in society, offering vital preventative services and standing with people during times of acute crisis. They are undervalued […]

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