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Commissioner, Inland Revenue Appointed

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 10:59 am | Public Service Commission

Deputy Public Service Commissioner Helene Quilter QSO has today announced the appointment of Peter Mersi to the position of Commissioner and Chief Executive, Inland Revenue Department. The Commissioner of Inland Revenue holds important roles as the principal ... More >>

Independent Review Into Fire And Emergency’s Workplace Culture And Complaint Handling Practices

Friday, 29 April 2022, 10:34 am | Public Service Commission

Deputy Public Service Commissioner Helene Quilter QSO has today announced an independent review of Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s progress to address workplace culture and complaint handling practices. The review will independently assess the progress ... More >>

Director-General Of Health To Step Down In July

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 10:41 am | Public Service Commission

Public Service Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the Director-General of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, has chosen to step down at the end of July. The Commissioner said Dr Bloomfield had done an outstanding job leading the Government’s ... More >>

Latest OIA Statistics Released

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 10:47 am | Public Service Commission

Public Service Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced he will be expanding the performance measures of the Official Information Act for government agencies. The Commissioner said the next data release for the six months to June 2022 will ... More >>

Public Service Commissioner Announces Findings Of Kāinga Ora Review

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 11:38 am | Public Service Commission

The public housing agency, Kāinga Ora, fell short of the standards expected on political neutrality when it published an article about a political candidate, Public Service Commissioner Peter Hughes has found. The Commissioner said Kāinga Ora got ... More >>

New Zealand Public Service Among Most Trusted In The World

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 10:19 am | Public Service Commission

New Zealand has again been ranked first equal, along with Denmark and Finland, as the country considered to be the least corrupt. The recently released 2021 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index measures how corrupt a country’s public ... More >>

Oranga Tamariki Acting Chief Executive Term Extended

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 3:55 pm | Public Service Commission

Public Service Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced Acting Secretary for Children and Chief Executive of Oranga Tamariki, Chappie Te Kani, will remain in the role for a further 12 months. Mr Te Kani has commenced the implementation of ... More >>

2021 Public Service Workforce Data And Census Information Published

Tuesday, 7 December 2021, 11:13 am | Public Service Commission

Public Service Commissioner Peter Hughes has published the 2021 ‘ Workforce Data’ , which includes information collected in the inaugural Te taunaki e anga whakamua ai te Ratonga Tūmatanui | 2021 Public Service Census. Together, the data provides ... More >>

Public Service Is Building Capability To Engage With Māori

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 10:39 am | Public Service Commission

Public servants are building their capability to engage with Māori and are supported by their agencies to do so, according to data from New Zealand’s inaugural Public Service Census. Carried out earlier this year, 40,000 public servants responded to ... More >>

Diversity In Public Service Workforce Is Building

Friday, 26 November 2021, 10:35 am | Public Service Commission

The Public Service is becoming more ethnically diverse, including in leadership roles, and we now know most public servants feel they work in an inclusive environment. The latest workforce data shows diversity at the senior management level continues ... More >>

Health And Border Responses To COVID-19 Win Prime Minister’s Award

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 9:05 am | Public Service Commission

The overall health sector response to COVID-19 and the COVID-19 border response team have been honoured for their work to keep New Zealand safe. Joint Te Tohu a te Pirimia | The Prime Minister’s Awards were presented to Aviation Security Services, ... More >>

Tā Wira Gardiner Presented With Lifetime Achievement Award

Friday, 19 November 2021, 12:53 pm | Public Service Commission

Tā Wira Gardiner’s distinguished public service was celebrated today by Public Service Commissioner Peter Hughes with a Spirit of Service Lifetime Achievement Award. This award honours an individual who has made an exceptional contribution to New ... More >>

Outstanding Public Service Rewarded

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 9:57 am | Public Service Commission

Last night, 10 New Zealanders received Te Tohu Ratonga Tūmatanui o Aotearoa | The New Zealand Public Service Medal for meritorious service in the Public Service, and 12 received Te Tohu Amorangi a Te Kawa Mataaho | Public Service Commissioner's Commendation ... More >>

Public Servants Are In The Job To Make A Difference

Friday, 5 November 2021, 11:05 am | Public Service Commission

The inaugural Te taunaki e anga whakamua ai te Ratonga Tūmatanui | 2021 Public Service Census shows public servants are strongly motivated by a spirit of service and are in the job to make a difference for the communities they serve. The Public ... More >>

2020 Public Service Workforce Data Released

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 11:28 am | Public Service Commission

The Public Service Commissioner, Peter Hughes, has today published the 2020 ‘Workforce Data’ and the 2019/20 expenditure on contractors and consultants. The workforce data provides a snapshot of trends in the Public Service and includes staff numbers, ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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