This page identifies other resources for tracing the history of social work in New Zealand.
Books and articles
Aburn, A. (2014). Reflections. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review, 26(2/3), 72–74.
Barretta-Herman, A. (1994). Welfare state to welfare society. Restructuring New Zealand’s social services. New York: Garland Publishing Inc.
Beddoe, L. (2014). A matter of degrees: The role of education in the professionalisation journey of social work in New Zealand. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review, 26(2/3), 17–28.
Beddoe, L. & Randal, H. (1994). The New Zealand Association of Social Workers. In R. Munford & M. Nash (Eds). Social work in action. Palmerston North: Dunmore Press.
Chile, L. M. (2006). The historical context of community development in Aotearoa New Zealand. Community Development Journal, 41(4), 407–425.
Dalley, B., & Tennant, M. (Eds.). (2004). Past judgement: Social policy in New Zealand history. Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago Press.
Dalley, B. (1998). Family matters: Child welfare in twentieth-century New Zealand. Auckland University Press.
Hollis-English, A. (2012). Pūao-te-Āta-tū: Informing Māori social work since 1986. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 24(3/4), 41–48.
Keenan, D. (1995). Pūao-te-Āta-tū: A brief history and reflection. Te Komako: Social Work Review, 7(1), 11-29.
Nash, M. (2014). Their stories – our history: John Fry, President of the Association 1972-4. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review, 26(2/3), 61–71.
Nash, M. (2009). Histories of the social work profession. In M. Connolly & L. Harms (Eds.), Social work: Context and practice (2nd ed., pp. 363–377). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.
Nash, M. with Merv Hancock. (2005). The first two years of the New Zealand Association of social workers: 1964 – 1966: Reflections on rereading the first issue of the New Zealand Social Worker. Social Work Review. 17(1) 23-30.
Nash, M. (1999). Our history and our professional social work identity. Social WorkReview, 10(3), 2–5.
Nash, M. (1998a). People, policies and practice: Social work education in Aotearoa New Zealand from 1949-1995. Social Work Review. Massey University, New Zealand, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
Nash, M. (1998b). “That terrible title, social worker”: A time of transition in social work history 1949-73. Social Work Review, 10(1), 12–18.
McNabb, D. (2014). 30 years’ membership and a 50th birthday – where to next for ANZASW? Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review, 26(2/3), 61–71.
O’Brien, M. (2014). The world we’re in: Social work now and then. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review, 26(2/3).
Ruwhiu, L. A. (1999). Ko tane pupuke. Social Work Review. December, 32-37.
Ruwhiu, L. (2009). Indigenous issues in Aotearoa New Zealand. In M. Connolly & L. Harms (Eds.), Social work: Contexts and Practice (2nd ed., pp. 107–120). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.
Smith, P. (2014). The why, what, where of social work: A personal reflection on the social work role over a thirty-year period. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review, 26(2/3), 75–80.
Staniforth, B. L. & Nash, M. (2012). Bringing a myriad of gifts: June Kendrick. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 24(2), 27-36.
Staniforth, B. (2007). Ruth and Brian Manchester: Social work’s dynamic duo. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review, 19 (1), 55-65.
Staniforth, B. (2007). Judith MacKenzie. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review, 19 (4), 40-51
Tennant, M. (2007). The fabric of welfare: Voluntary organisations, government and welfare in New Zealand, 1840-2005. Wellington, New Zealand: Bridget Williams Books.
Tennant, M. (1989). Paupers and Providers : Charitable Aid in New Zealand. Allen & Unwin.
Thomson, C. (2014). Reflections on the social work profession on the 50th anniversary of ANZASW: Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review, 26(2/3), 3–5.
Thomson, D. (1998). A world without welfare: New Zealand’s colonial experiment. Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University Press.
Walsh-Tapiata, W. (2010). The past, the present and the future: the New Zealand indigenous experience of social work. In M. Gray, J. Coates, & M. Yellow Bird (Eds.), Indigenous wocial Work around the World: Towards culturally relevant education and practice (pp. 107–115). Farnham, England: Ashgate.
Disability in New Zealand: A Changing Perspective (Office for Disability Issues)
History of the Māori Women’s Welfare League (Māori Women’s Welfare League)
History of Youth Justice in New Zealand (by Emily Watt)
History of the Welfare State in New Zealand (short summary prepared by Paul Carpinter (2012) for the NZ Treasury)
History of Deaf Education Centre in Sumner (van Asch Deaf Education Centre)
The origins of mental health care in New Zealand and Wellington (Porirua Hopsital Museum)
Being at Seacliff Lunatic Asylum (Archives New Zealand)
Other internet resources
History of Social Work (international social work history project)