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the cutting edge oscarz awards dinner

One of the highlights of Cutting Edge is the Oscarz awards dinner. It is a great opportunity to acknowledge and honour excellence and innovation in addiction treatment practice and to have a really fun night.
 
We are excited that the one and only, indomitable Professor Doug Sellman will be guest speaker at the Oscarz. Come and be challenged and inspired by our very own addiction guru.
 
We are also pumped to announce the 13th Tribe will be back in the house pumping out some awesome tunes. Bring your dancing shoes. 
 
Important Oscarz information
  • It will be held at Energy Events Centre
  • It starts at 7pm, Thursday 13th September
  • Dress to the nines or smart casual
Awards
There are three dapaanz awards; excellent contribution to addiction practice, excellence in peer support, and the newcomer award. Awards are presented on the night by dapaanz.
If you know someone who has made a significant contribution to addiction practice? Scroll down to see last year's winners, check out the award criteria and submit your nominations.
 
Matua Raki - Workforce Innovation Award
This award seeks to showcase innovations in work practices that contribute to workforce wellbeing and development. This initiative focuses national attention on addiction treatment organisations and services engaged in best workforce practices.
 
Matua Raki - New and Emerging Researcher Award
The Matua Raḵi New and Emerging Researcher Award is a $500 cash award presented for an oral or poster presentation at Cutting Edge Conference carried out by an individual or group who have undertaken a research initiative.
 
Ensure you book your ticket for this great night when you register.
 

dapaanz Excellent Contribution to Addiction Practice award 2017

dapaanz Excellent Contribution to Addiction Practice award 2017

There are outstanding New Zealanders who contribute to the recovery of those affected by addiction in multiple ways. Research, science, and policy when translated into clinical practice make a considerable contribution to the service-user experience. Also, health and allied health professionals and people in the community, who walk alongside the person on their recovery journey, contributing to the best possible outcomes.   The...

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dapaanz Excellence in Peer Support award 2107

dapaanz Excellence in Peer Support award 2107

There are many people with lived experience who are working to improve outcomes for New Zealanders affected by addiction.   The ‘dapaanz Excellence in Peer Support Award’ will be awarded to a person (not an organization) working in a peer support or consumer role who has made a significant contribution to improving outcomes for people effected by addiction.   Congratulations to 2017's winner: Dave...

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dapaanz Newcomer award 2017

dapaanz Newcomer award 2017

Newcomers to the sector often bring fresh insight and energy, yet are rarely acknowledged for their contributions.   The dapaanz newcomer award trophy acknowledges excellence for those new to addiction practice. Any dapaanz member who has been in the addiction sector for two years or less can be nominated.   Congratulations to 2017's winner: Laura Hay, Oasis Centre for Problem Gambling Christchurch...

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dapaanz Best Abstract award 2017

dapaanz Best Abstract award 2017

Every year six top scoring abstracts relating to educational value; relevance to theme; quality of content; and application to practice are reviewed by the Abstract Selection Panel for the following additional criteria    New or innovative thinking Solution-focused Likely to enhance practice Person / whānau focused Culturally inclusive    From this process the...

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dapaanz Best Poster award 2017

dapaanz Best Poster award 2017

Dapaanz makes an annual award for the best poster contribution to clinical practice. This year the conference attendees get to vote for the best poster.   Congratulations to Kevin Hollingsworth, Te Utuhina...

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