Cyclone & Flooding Response & Recovery: Key issues from our members throughout Te Ika-a-Māui

22 February 2023 - Today we are publishing our brief snapshot paper, highlighting key issues we are hearing from SSPA members throughout affected rōhe of Te Ika-a-Māui, and to outline some key calls to government at this time. We are concurrently sharing it with the government, and continuing to keep in close touch with government officials and Ministers to advocate for what is needed for children, rangatahi, families, whānau and you, our members. We welcome any feedback you have. Because this is an evolving situation, we will seek to update this over the coming weeks, too.You can read the PDF version here.

Earlybird registrations now open!

February 2023 - Nau Mai, Haere Mai ki Whakamanawa 2023 – The National Social Services Conference!
1 & 2 May 2023, Te Papa Tongarewa in beautiful Te Whanganui-a-Tara!

Whakamanawa is the moment for all those working in social service mahi and across the social sector to hui together, be inspired, share learning and keep up-to-date with everything happening in our sector. Right now as the flood response continues, and every day around the country, in your roles as kaimahi across our social services and social sector, you are the people making a difference for families and whānau. Whakamanawa 2023 is your chance to gather together, reflect, learn and connect with one another.

We are putting together an exciting programme, with keynote kaikōrero, workshops and more to be announced soon. Follow us on Facebook, Linkedin or read the SSPA Weekly News on Wednesdays to find out more as we continue to make Whakamanawa 2023 announcements.

Make sure you are connecting, contributing and learning at Whakamanawa 2023 by clicking here and purchasing your earlybird tickets now.

SSPA Annual Report 2022

Final SSPA Annual Report 2022 CoverJanuary 2023 - Social Service Providers Te Pai Ora o Aotearoa Annual Report 2022 is now available to read. View it here

Kia Mauri Ora | Issue 10 on its way to members

kmo coverDecember 2022 - This is our 10th issue of our flagship magazine, and we are so happy to share it with you.  We are especially excited as this is our first issue with our fresh new look and feel, and as we continue to introduce you to our evolution as Social Service Providers Te Pai ora o Aotearoa.  Throughout our tenth issue of Kia Mauri Ora, you'll see themes of whanaungatanga.  We are confident that you'll find many articles of interest.  Kia Mauri Ora was established to showcase innovative practise and the collective results our sector achieves.  It is designed to be interesting and relevant to all who work in the sector.  If you'd like to order copies click here.

Tickets on sale soon!

Save the date for Whakamanawa 2023 | The National Social Services Conference

Monday 01 - Tuesday 02 May 2023
Te Papa Tongarewa
Te Whanganui-a-Tara

Save the date now, and join us to connect, learn and share across our social sector.  If you work in Aotearoa New Zealand's social sector, Whakamanawa is for you.  We look forward to welcoming you.