Becoming a Member

Explore the Benefits of ANZASW including the provision of indemnity insurance, professional development, networking and representation of the profession.

For Members

My Online CPD Log, Continuing Professional Development, ANZASW Webinars, Supervisors Listing – helping you work to the highest professional standards .

Our Voice

Whether advocating with or on behalf of a client, or as a voice on issues of social justice and human rights, social change and advocacy is at the heart of social work.

Continuing Professional Development

Professional Development as a requirement is here to stay. Either find an ANZASW Webinar or search our website for a professional development event.

People behind a magnifying glass

Job Centre

ANZASW is continuing to develop and coordinate ANZASW career related services. You do not need to be a member of ANZASW to use this service. 

ANZASW Publications

Including the Code of Ethics, the Practice Standards, Annual Reports, the bi-monthly e-Newsletter, NoticeBoard and the Aotearoa NZ Social Work Journal & Te Komako.

Anne’s Intro & Rules

Over the last year I have enjoyed my interactions with members of ANZASW and other social workers. There have often been times when I have wanted to bring up issues or get feed-back from members about incidents or questions. The two monthly NoticeBoard doesn’t really happen frequently enough for me. Sooooo, I have decided to start writing a blog. Initially […]

» Read more

Social Worker Self-Care means Better Services

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 2:36 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers Employers take note: social worker self-care means better services An NGO initiative highlights the need for social worker well-being to be at the centre of efforts to improve services, the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) said […]

» Read more

Housing Shortage about more than just Under-Supply

Monday, 22 July 2019, 4:13 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers 22nd July 2019 The growing housing shortage crisis about more than supply and demand- it is about inequity. Recently released analysis by Kiwibank shows that last year’s “severe” shortage of housing has worsened, with the shortfall growing from 100,000 to 130,0000 homes- set to hit 150,000 next […]

» Read more

ANZASW Backs Sexual Violence Survivors Seeking Justice

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 5:13 pm Press Release: Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is pleased that the government has announced that they will provide greater protections to survivors of sexual violence as they seek justice through the courts. “Social workers bear witness to the long-term physical and psychological damage often […]

» Read more

A Fairer Go for Carers- but not Fair Enough

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is pleased that the government has corrected aspects of the Funded Family Care policy, but calls for more courageous action. The changes provide parents and partners of those who need a high level of care with income for their mahi; raise the rates received by family carers and enhance the rights […]

» Read more

Better Social Work for Māori: A Personal Matariki Reflection by Hori Ahomiro

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 1:46 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers Delivering better social work for Māori – a personal Matariki reflection Hori Ahomiro Kia ora koutou katoa Today is the beginning of a period known as Matariki, heralded by the sighting of seven stars in the Matariki cluster, which can usually be spotted during atapō (before dawn), […]

» Read more

ANZASW Statement on Uplift Inquiry

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 4:29 pm Press Release: Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes the announcement by the Ombudsman to conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into Oranga Tamariki, Ministry for Children’s practices and processes when removing new born children under court orders. ANZASW recognises that the Ministry’s risk-averse care and protection […]

» Read more
1 2 3 14