Welcome to Te Kāhui Kāhu

Oversight functions on behalf of New Zealand government agencies.

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Core Worker Exemptions

People subject to the workforce restriction can apply for a core worker exemption. This will lift the prohibition set out in the Children’s Act 2014 and it will no longer be against the law to employ that person as a core children’s worker.

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Social Worker Registration Compliance and Support

Anyone in a role titled ‘Social Worker’ or practising as a social worker is required to be registered with the Social Workers Registration Board. Te Kāhui Kāhu responds to concerns about anyone presenting as a social worker or practising as a social worker that isn’t registered.

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Improvements to Te Kāhui Kāhu Online

We're making improvements to our online system, Te Kāhui Kāhu Online, on Monday, 11 March 2024.  

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