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cutting edge 2020 ‘oraka ararau' - many pathways to wellbeing (now to be held 2021 in Dunedin)


Important Update

Due to COVID-19, we had to make the very difficult decision to cancel this year’s Cutting Edge that was to be held 2 - 5 September in Dunedin. The good news is that we are holding a series of 10 online lunchtime weekly events under the banner of Addiction Practice 2020 from Tuesday 18th August 2020. Please check out the dapaanz website for more information on Addiction Practice 2020 (call for abstracts are open until 22 July 2020 - submit on dapaanz website).


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






latest oscarz

dapaanz Excellent Contribution to Addiction Practice award 2019

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 'dapaanz...

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