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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Reflections on Matariki and Indigenous Models of Social Work

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 problems of the past which feed into the present, such as colonisation, institutional racism and pākehā domination of the sector, while also acknowledging the progress that has been achieved.

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Matauranga Māori Webinar Series

Does the process of decolonisation and the experiences of Māori social workers and Māori social work students interest you?  Have you heard about Whakatauki cards?  These engaging webinars will offer insight and tools to use in your work and personal professional development. Wednesday 09 August 2017 12.30-1.30 'Wetekia te mau here o te hinengaro, ma tatou ano e whakaora, e [...] » Read more