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cutting edge 2020 ‘oraka ararau' - many pathways to wellbeing


2 - 5 September, Town Hall, Dunedin

Important COVID-19 Update

Due to COVID-19, we have had to make the very difficult decision to cancel this year’s Cutting Edge. However, we are exploring some online options for Cutting Edge and for dapaanz workshops. We will update you as information comes to hand and if you are already enrolled in a workshop we will be in touch soon. These will provide non-contact opportunity to earn CPD points.

Also, if you are concerned about meeting your CPD requirements please consider activities such as Reflective Practice Journal, an online Journal Club and Annotated Journal Articles. There is also free online training on Matua Raki and the Werry Centre websites. Most importantly, take care of yourself and your family and phone me if you are still experiencing difficulties.


Rau Ika Mai - written & performed by Unity Jayne Wara                                                                                             



The Cutting Edge addictions conference is New Zealand’s key addiction treatment gathering providing an excellent opportunity for the addiction sector to get together, to network, and to learn about and embrace innovative thinking and practice.



Thanks to the Health Promotion Agency and Ministry of Health and other sponsors for their generous support of Cutting Edge






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