Social Workers Registration Board

The Social Workers Registration Board (SWRB) is the regulatory authority for social workers and was established under the Social Workers Registration Act 2003. 

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Can you become a registered social worker in NZ?

Latest news from SWRB

  • Research Participants Sought

    July 26, 2017
    A doctoral candidate from the University of Georgia living and... more

  • Memorandum of Understanding

    July 17, 2017
    A Memorandum of Understanding between The Social Workers Registration Board... more

  • Board Meeting Dates 2017

    July 5, 2017
    The Board meets throughout the year to approve Registration Applications. Only... more

  • Media Statement

    June 8, 2017
    Social Workers Registration Board welcomes plans for mandatory registration Today... more


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