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Social Workers Registration

New Requirements for Social WorkersAmendments were made to the Social Workers Registration Act (passed by Parliament in early 2019). This Act will make it mandatory for anyone calling themselves a Social Worker, and practising in New Zealand, to be registered with the...

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Upper North News – November 2020

Upper North News – November 2020

Ngā mihi mahana ki a koutou katoa / Warm greetings to you all, I had a break from mahi over the school holidays in the beautiful Pewhairangi (Bay of Islands) at a whānau bach – we fished every day and tugged around to Rawhiti sharing our smoked kahawai with whānau who...

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Auckland News – November 2020

Auckland News – November 2020

Tēnā koutou katoa,Well summer has certainly arrived – it is wonderful to have some consistent warmth in the air – and yes, we still need more rain for our whenua (land) and our dams. My family and I enjoyed a trip to Taranaki over Labour weekend to see whānau. I grew...

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North West News – November 2020

North West News – November 2020

Kia ora, I’ve enjoyed being out on the road again training in South Taranaki and Whanganui. In October I presented Legal Information for Caregivers and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Coming up for training; online Keeping Memories and Understanding National Care...

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East Coast News – November 2020

East Coast News – November 2020

Kia ora everyone, This year continues to steam ahead and we’re now in November! The best thing is having longer days and warmer weather, most of the time. Hey, are you aware that we are now offering online learning options for caregivers? No matter where you live, you...

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Central North News – November 2020

Central North News – November 2020

Kia ora koutou! There‘s some great stuff happening in our rohe (region) in the lead up to the end of the year – don’t miss out! We’ll get into the details below, but firstly… I would like to take the opportunity to say a HUGE thank you to those who have been part of...

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Upper South News – November 2020

Upper South News – November 2020

Ngā mihi mahana ki a koutou katoa / Warm greetings to you all, I have had the pleasure to be a part of a couple of very special events in October and am happy to share a few snapshots of the fun that was had by all. First of all, we had a bike event run by Rob Douglas...

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Canterbury News – November 2020

Canterbury News – November 2020

Kia ora everyone, This year continues to steam ahead and we’re now in November! The best thing is having longer days and warmer weather, most of the time. Are you aware that we are now offering online learning options for caregivers? No matter where you live, you can...

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Lower North News – November 2020

Lower North News – November 2020

Kia ora everyone, I hope your month has gone well. We have been very busy here at National Office with several projects in the pipeline. It really feels like spring now and I have been enjoying the longer days outside. My flowers are starting to bloom, and I have been...

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Otago News – November 2020

Otago News – November 2020

Kia ora koutou, This year continues to steam ahead and we’re now in November! The best thing is having longer days and warmer weather, most of the time If you are looking for fun things to do in Ōtepoti/Dunedin, I can recommend the dinosaur exhibition at the museum...

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Lower South News – November 2020

Lower South News – November 2020

Kia ora everyone, This year continues to steam ahead and we’re now in November! The best thing is having longer days and warmer weather (most of the time). Thanks to everyone that attended the ‘Teenage Brain’ presentations last month. This was a collaboration between...

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Lower South News – October 2020

Lower South News – October 2020

Kia ora, We have almost made it through this incredible year and we are on the home straight! I have run out of words to try and say how I feel about the way the world has changed this year. I’m sure lots of you have felt its effects in so many ways. I know myself and...

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Otago News – October 2020

Otago News – October 2020

Ngā mihi mahana ki a koutou katoa / Warm greetings to you all, I have just moved into a new office in Regus, which is on the first floor at the back of Harvest Court in George Street. I would love to see you if you are in town (there is a flash coffee machine!). Now...

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Upper South News – October 2020

Upper South News – October 2020

Tēnā koe i roto i ngā āhuatanga i te wā / Greetings to you and the circumstances of the time, Gosh, does this seem like a relevant greeting or what? During this time of moving up and down alert levels due to COVID-19. Welcome to snippets for Whiringa-ā-nuku (October)....

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Lower North News – October 2020

Lower North News – October 2020

Kia ora everyone, Have you noticed it’s lighter in the mornings and it’s getting darker later in the evenings? Yes, Spring is here. I hope you’re managing to get your tamariki (children) to bed as we’ve headed into Daylight Saving! It can be a tough time for all of...

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East Coast News – October 2020

East Coast News – October 2020

Kia ora, Here we are already at our Whiringa-ā-nuku (October) Snippets. We have almost made it through this incredible year and we are on the home straight! I have run out of words to try and say how I feel about the way the world has changed this year. I’m sure lots...

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North West News – October 2020

North West News – October 2020

Kia ora, Welcome to the Whiringa-ā-nuku (October) Snippets. We have almost made it through this incredible year and we are on the home straight! I have run out of words to try and say how I feel about the way the world has changed this year. As time goes by, I take...

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Central North News – October 2020

Central North News – October 2020

Kia ora koutou! I love the hope that comes with kōanga (Spring) and the chance to return to nature – hono ki te taiao. My whānau and I are looking forward to more outside time and maybe even getting motivated to plant some vegetables in the garden. We are loving the...

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