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Stephen McKernan appointed Acting Director-General of Health

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 3:05 pm | State Services Commission

Mr Stephen McKernan, QSO, appointed Acting Director-General of Health and Chief Executive, Ministry of Health More >>

Dave Gawn appointed head of Pike River Recovery Agency

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 11:13 am | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Major General Dave Gawn as Chief Executive of the Te Kāhui Whakamana Rua Tekau mā Iwa—Pike River Recovery Agency. More >>

Information for negotiations to form government released

Friday, 15 December 2017, 10:10 am | State Services Commission

The State Services Commission has today released documents including requests and responses for information from the State sector to political parties engaged in forming a coalition government. More >>

Top-End Pay for Chief Executives Not Sustainable

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 11:13 am | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today published the State Services Commission’s Senior Pay Report for the 2016/17 financial year. More >>

2017 Public Service Workforce Data Report Published

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 11:54 am | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has published the 2017 Public Service Workforce Data report, which provides a comprehensive overview of the Public Service workforce. The report is based on the Human Resource Capability survey which collects workforce ... More >>

Commissioner thanks Director-General of Health for service

Monday, 4 December 2017, 4:38 pm | State Services Commission

Commissioner thanks Director-General of Health for public service State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes today thanked the Director-General of Health Chai Chuah for his public service. Mr Chuah has been the Director-General of Health since November ... More >>

Auditor-General asked to look into Waikato DHB investment

Friday, 1 December 2017, 12:15 pm | State Services Commission

Auditor-General asked to look into Waikato DHB investment The State Services Commissioner has formally requested that the Auditor-General conduct an inquiry into the Waikato District Health Board’s SmartHealth product and the procurement process from HealthTap. ... More >>

Investigator appointed for Waikato DHB inquiry

Friday, 10 November 2017, 3:13 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Mr John Ombler QSO to investigate allegations of wrongful expenditure of public money by former Waikato District Health Board Chief Executive Dr Nigel Murray. More >>

Investigator appointed for Waikato DHB inquiry

Friday, 10 November 2017, 3:01 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Mr John Ombler QSO to investigate allegations of wrongful expenditure of public money by former Waikato District Health Board Chief Executive Dr Nigel Murray. The Minister ... More >>

Remuneration for CEO of Guardians of NZ Superannuation

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 2:38 pm | State Services Commission

The Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, a Crown Entity operating as part of the State Services, has today publicly released information on its decision to increase the Chief Executive’s 2016/17 remuneration. More >>

No justification for threats against DoC staff

Friday, 29 September 2017, 12:46 pm | State Services Commission

There is absolutely no justification for threats or unlawful acts that risk the lives of public servants working for New Zealand and New Zealanders. More >>

Safety of Ministry of Social Development staff important

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:29 am | State Services Commission

Unfortunately threats, abuse and even violence towards MSD staff is a daily reality in our country. In 2016 twelve staff were assaulted, there were 468 serious and critical security incidents and 242 threats made. More >>

Women of Influence congratulated by SSC

Friday, 8 September 2017, 11:58 am | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes congratulates the winners and finalists of the 2017 Women of Influence Awards, held in Auckland last night. More >>

Official Information Act response times improving

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 2:26 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today published the Official Information Act statistics for the 2016/17 year showing an improvement in the timeliness of responses. More >>

No Surprises Policy - Statement from SSC Peter Hughes

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 10:16 am | State Services Commission

The ‘No Surprises Convention’ is set out in the Cabinet Manual and requires departments to inform Ministers promptly of matters of significance within their portfolio responsibilities, particularly where these matters may be controversial or may become the subject of ... More >>

Kiwis Count highlights satisfaction with public services

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 1:13 pm | State Services Commission

The State Services Commission has today published the latest Kiwis Count survey results and launched an interactive information portal where New Zealanders and government agencies can see how important public services are being received by the public. More >>

Report of investigation into whistle-blower treatment

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 2:26 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today published the report of the investigation into the treatment of Public Servants within the Ministry of Transport who raised concerns about the conduct of jailed fraudster Joanne Harrison. More >>

SSC statement on Ombudsman’s school closures report

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 3:19 pm | State Services Commission

Following the release of the Ombudsman’s report today, the Ministry of Education has apologised for failing to provide the information it should have during its early engagement with the Christchurch community over school re-organisation in the wake ... More >>

Nicholas Pole appointed as Chief Review Officer

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:14 pm | State Services Commission

SSC MEDIA STATEMENT 20 June 2017 Nicholas Pole appointed as Chief Review Officer and ERO Chief Executive State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Nicholas Pole as Chief Review Officer and Chief Executive of the ... More >>

Acting Chief Executives for MBIE and Customs

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:13 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointments of Carolyn Tremain as Acting Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and Christine Stevenson as Acting Comptroller of Customs. Ms ... More >>

 

 

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