Remembering Professor Ian Shirley

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) mourns the loss of Professor Ian Shirley, who passed away at the weekend. Professor Shirley will be remembered as a man of brilliance and integrity, who strove throughout his long career to advance the cause of social justice in this country, contributing so much to the development of social policy, both […]

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ANZASW Response to Oxfam Report on Inequality

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 3:24 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) believes that research released by Oxfam this week highlights the need for urgent measures to be adopted to close the widening gap between the richest and least well-off in our society. The study, which revealed that the wealth […]

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ANZASW Statement on Amendments to Crucial Social Work Bill

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:10 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is pleased to learn that Carmel Sepuloni, Minister for Social Development, has proposed that the Social Work Registration Legislation Bill include a scope of practice to determine who is required to register as a Social Worker. ANZASW has […]

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ANZASW Statement on Child Poverty Monitor Report

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 3:22 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) believes that the statistics and findings contained in the Child Poverty Monitor report released by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner this week should be a wake up call to anyone denying the reality of the crisis of […]

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ANZASW statement for the Close of Movember

Friday, 30 November 2018, 2:48 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers As Movember draws to a close this week, the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to express its appreciation of all those who participated in activities to raise awareness of men’s health issues over the past month. We tautoko the movement as a whole and fully […]

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ANZASW Response to He Ara Oranga

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 12:40 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) broadly supports the findings and recommendations of the newly-released Report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction – He Ara Oranga. The publication of this report, following months of extensive consultations with the public and input […]

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ANZASW on World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse

Today ANZASW thanks members and colleagues in both the social work community and other professions who work tirelessly to protect the children / tamariki of our islands.

This film takes a look at some of the ways in which social workers walk with children / tamariki and their caregivers to help nurture lasting solutions to risks that they face.

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