Regional News

North West News – March 2021

North West News – March 2021

Tena Koutou, Tena Koutou, Tena Koutou Katoa,  Foster Care Awareness Week is a time to reflect on and celebrate the great contribution you have all made and continue to make. Through your care and commitment, you have and will continue to change lives for the better....

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Central North News – March 2021 copy

Central North News – March 2021 copy

Kia ora everyone, We have a busy month coming with lots of events for you and your tamariki. Make sure you register for events and keep an eye on our Facebook pages, we may need make changes quickly depending on COVID-19 levels.Children's DayNext Sunday (7 March) is...

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Upper South News – March 2021

Upper South News – March 2021

Kia ora e te whānau, Oh my goodness how does the first term go past so quickly! I seem to have been non-stop since returning from Christmas leave and here we are in March. I have moved office and am now located in the lovely Tahunanui Community Hub at 55 Muritai...

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East Coast – March 2021

East Coast – March 2021

Kia ora Koutou, As the new East Coast Coordinator, I am slowly working my way through calling you all. It has been great hearing your stories and getting to know a little more about you. Please know that we are here to help, ready to support you through the...

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Lower North News – March 2021

Lower North News – March 2021

Kia ora everyone, I hope everyone is doing well? Children will all be back at school now and hopefully have settled in well. Let’s hope this year is smoother than last! We had an interesting conversation in February with one of our local caregivers and Jane Carrigan....

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Auckland News – March 2021

Auckland News – March 2021

Ngā mihi mahana ki a koutou katoa / Warm greetings to you all, Well whānau, in these uncertain times there are two certain things we can do – look after ourselves and look after our environment.  Foster Care Awareness Week is a time to reflect on and celebrate the...

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Upper North News – March 2021

Upper North News – March 2021

Kia ora koutou katoa, Last month we had an FASD support chat at my office, 16A Finlayson Street, Whangarei, and I'd love to see you at the next one! Same place, same time (10.30 am - 12 pm) on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Noho ora mai e whānau manaaki mā / Stay well,...

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Canterbury News – March 2021

Canterbury News – March 2021

Kia ora everyone, Firstly, I want to say a big thanks to Deb and Greg Curtis & Nicole and Anton McLean for being our (Caring Families Aotearoa) face, hands and feet at our recent events in Canterbury. Thanks to all the caregivers and tamariki that attended and...

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Central North News – March 2021

Central North News – March 2021

Kia ora everyone, We have a busy month coming with lots of events for you and your tamariki. Make sure you register for events and keep an eye on our Facebook pages, we may need make changes quickly depending on COVID-19 levels.Children's DayNext Sunday (7 March) is...

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Happy New Year from Linda

Linda's Messge to YouHappy New year to you all.  I hope you all managed to get some enjoyable time in that lovely sun (or snow) during the break.  I am sure like us you are all happy to see the end of 2020 and we can look forward to a brighter 2021. However, it is...

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Remembering Billie Galloway

Remembering Billie Galloway

Remembering Billie GallowayIt is with great sadness that I write this message. Billie Galloway (Aunty Billie) passed away Saturday morning surrounded by friends and family. This has left a huge hole in our world, but the legacy she has left behind has made her one of...

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Upper North News – February 2021

Upper North News – February 2021

Ngā mihi mahana me hari Tau Hōu Pākehā ki a koutou katoa / Warm greetings and happy Pākehā New Year to you all. The Term One training calendar is loaded with training scheduled in Whangārei, Kaitaia, and Kaikohe, also please take note of the online events that are...

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Lower South News – February 2021

Lower South News – February 2021

Kia Ora Koutou, My name is Rayleen Hubac, and I have the privilege of beginning as the new Lower South Regional Coordinator for Caring Families Aotearoa. I am excited to be working with such a passionate group of people and look forward to connecting with the many...

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Auckland News – February 2021

Auckland News – February 2021

Ngā mihi mahana ki a koutou katoa / Warm greetings to you all, I sincerely hope you all had a chance to enjoy the school holidays. I certainly enjoyed mine shared with whānau from near and far and dear friends. Not having the pressure of getting off to school each day...

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Lower North News – February 2021

Lower North News – February 2021

Kia ora everyone! Happy 2021 to you all. I hope you have had a lovely Christmas with family and friends and found time to relax and recharge your batteries. Let’s hope 2021 is the year to start getting back to normal. I have had a nice break at home where I got so...

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North West News – February 2021

North West News – February 2021

Ngā mihi o te tau hou / Happy new year, I hope you are all enjoying the holidays and starting to feel refreshed! I also hope you are having some time and space to envision the new year ahead with all the learnings from 2020. Keep an eye out on the ‘Event Finder’ site...

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Core Competence Standards Break-down

Core Competence Standards Break-down

Core Competence Standards Break-down In November we wrote about the amendments to the Social Workers Registration Act, which require all Social Workers to be registered from 27 February this year.  This will give everyone greater assurance of Social Workers’...

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