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Celebrating our 2023 Award Winners at Cutting Edge

2023-12-13T10:32:24+13:00

Cutting Edge | Te toka tū moana was held in Kirikiriroa | Hamilton on 22-23 November 2023. Once again we took the opportunity to recognise members of the addiction workforce, nominated by their peers, for the contribution they make to their sector, to their organisations and to support tāngata whai ora. Congratulations and a big shout out to the [...]

Celebrating our 2023 Award Winners at Cutting Edge2023-12-13T10:32:24+13:00

A snapshot of our membership in 2022

2022-12-14T16:54:12+13:00

This year we are celebrating 20 years since dapaanz called for members at Cutting Edge 2002. We are super proud of how far we have come in those 20 years, of the breadth and diversity of our membership and the services they offer around the country. For this year's Cutting Edge, we prepared some snapshots of our membership to share [...]

A snapshot of our membership in 20222022-12-14T16:54:12+13:00

Award Winners – Cutting Edge 2022

2022-09-22T07:01:20+12:00

Cutting Edge | Te toka tū moana was held in Ōtautahi | Christchurch on 1-3 September 2022. Each year at Cutting Edge, we recognise members of the addiction workforce, nominated by their peers, for the contribution they make to their sector, to their organisations and to support tāngata whai ora. Congratulations to our 2022 awards winners! 2022 [...]

Award Winners – Cutting Edge 20222022-09-22T07:01:20+12:00

Cutting Edge 2022

2022-09-15T13:29:43+12:00

Cutting Edge | Te toka tū moana was held in Ōtautahi | Christchurch on 1-3 September 2022. More than 700 people working in the addiction or allied sectors joined us at this year's Cutting Edge conference - our first since 2019. Many thanks to our conference partners Te Whatu Ora and NZ Drug Foundation, to our conference organisers Composition, [...]

Cutting Edge 20222022-09-15T13:29:43+12:00

He Ara Āwhina: Developing a framework for monitoring our mental health and wellbeing system

2022-05-11T10:08:20+12:00

During March and April 2022, the Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission sought feedback on He Ara Āwhina (Pathways to Support), a framework that describes what an ideal mental health and addiction system looks like. He Ara Āwhina sets out how the Commission will monitor and advocate for improvements to the mental health and addiction system, and services. The framework [...]

He Ara Āwhina: Developing a framework for monitoring our mental health and wellbeing system2022-05-11T10:08:20+12:00

Dapaanz Submission in Support of Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Bill

2022-05-04T18:41:51+12:00

Aotearoa New Zealand’s public health system has been found to be fragmented, inequitable and inconsistent. The Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Bill lays the foundation for the transformation of our health system to address these issues. In December 2021, dapaanz made a submission in support of the Bill. Our submission recommended several amendments around strengthening the guarantee of independence of the [...]

Dapaanz Submission in Support of Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Bill2022-05-04T18:41:51+12:00
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