The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes Living Wage week and supports the Living Wage campaign. Our film outlines our position and features member Luis Arevalo and ANZASW Communications and Advocacy Coordinator Emanuel Stoakes» Read more
Stroke awareness week was 2-8 October 2018.
ANZASW welcomes efforts to raise awareness
About the impact that strokes can have on individuals, their partners and their whanau/family and how to prevent strokes and support those recovering.
Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 10:15 am Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers ANZASW statement on Judge Doogue’s Address to the Law Foundation 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. The […]» Read more
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 / whānau. We also acknowledge those who have lost their lives to breast cancer and all those who have to live with such loss. It is difficult to find a community in this country that has not been impacted by some type of carcinoma; breast cancer remains one of the most frequently diagnosed forms of the disease for women in Aotearoa New Zealand.» Read more
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 support those experiencing poor mental health, often in difficult environments and with limited resources. We are particularly thinking of colleagues working in conflict-hit locations such as South Sudan, Yemen and Syria, struggling to support the traumatised and grieving, including many children.» Read more
Monday, 8 October 2018, 3:08 pm Press Release: ANZASW ANZASW statement on allegations of grooming by a social worker working with children 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 […]» Read more
Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:02 pm Press Release: ANZASW ANZASW statement on the new Carers’ Strategy Action Plan 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 be […]» Read more
ANZASW Celebrates International Day for Older Persons» Read more
ANZASW produced this video for World Alzheimer’s Month 2018 As the 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 across our society- not only this September, but on a daily basis. […]» Read more
Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 9:20 am Press Release: 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 superheroes, who make a difference in communities across the country. Social workers in Aotearoa New Zealand support and assist individuals, families/whanau and communities at […]» Read more