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Findings Of Investigation Into COVID-19 Active Cases Privacy Breach

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 11:22 am | State Services Commission

Deputy State Services Commissioner Helene Quilter has today announced the findings of an investigation into a breach of privacy regarding sensitive personal information. The investigation looked into who or what caused the disclosure of the information, ... More >>

Investigation Into COVID-19 Active Cases Privacy Breach

Monday, 6 July 2020, 3:45 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the details of an investigation into the breach of sensitive personal information last week. The Commissioner said the Minister of State Services, the Hon Chris Hipkins, had asked him to undertake ... More >>

Kiwis Count Highlights Satisfaction With Public Services

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 11:12 am | State Services Commission

Kiwis Count has been an ongoing survey since 2007 where New Zealanders are asked for their views and experiences on the public services they have received, and their trust in the public and private sectors. The feedback helps government agencies see ... More >>

Use Of Contractors And Consultants Starts To Level Off

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 10:49 am | State Services Commission

Public Service expenditure on contractor and consultants for the 2018/19 year has today been released by the State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes. The Commission last year established a new system for measuring and reporting the use of this expenditure, ... More >>

Chief Executive Cancer Control Agency Appointed

Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 10:30 am | State Services Commission

The Deputy State Services Commissioner has today announced the appointment of Professor Diana Sarfati as Chief Executive, Cancer Control Agency. The Chief Executive, Cancer Control Agency, is responsible for leading, prioritising, and coordinating cancer ... More >>

Public Service Chief Executives Take Pay Cut

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 3:36 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes said today the 20% pay cut for public service chief executives was the right thing to do. The Commissioner welcomed the Prime Minister’s statement and thanked public service chief executives for offering to take a pay ... More >>

Latest OIA Statistics Released

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 2:02 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes today released Official Information Act statistics for the six months to December 2019. The latest statistics cover 114 agencies that collectively completed 19,829 official information requests between July and ... More >>

Appointment Of Chief Executive, Department Of Corrections

Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 10:37 am | State Services Commission

Deputy State Services Commissioner Helene Quilter has today announced the appointment of Mr Jeremy Lightfoot to the position of Chief Executive, Department of Corrections. The Department of Corrections (Corrections) is New Zealand’s largest public service ... More >>

Appointment of Government Statistician and Chief Executive

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 11:00 am | State Services Commission

Deputy State Services Commissioner Helene Quilter has today announced the appointment of Mr Mark Sowden to the position of Government Statistician and Chief Executive, Statistics New Zealand. More >>

2019 Public Service Workforce Data published

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 10:33 am | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has published the 2019 ‘ Workforce Data’ , which shows a trend towards a younger and more diverse public service workforce. More >>

Appointment of The Office for Māori Crown Relations

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 10:37 am | State Services Commission

The State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Mrs Lilian (Lil) Anderson to the position of Chief Executive (Tumu Whakarae), The Office for Māori Crown Relations - Te Arawhiti. More >>

Pay for public service chief executives decreases

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 10:49 am | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today published the State Services Commission’s Senior Pay Report for the 2018/19 financial year. More >>

Budget investigation shut down and new inquirer appointed

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 12:02 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today terminated the investigation into how Budget-sensitive material was accessed at the Treasury and appointed a new inquirer. More >>

More consistent reporting of contractors and consultants

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 11:13 am | State Services Commission

The Public Service has for the first time established a consistent, transparent method of measuring and reporting the use of contractors and consultants. More >>

Healthy Homes Initiative wins Spirit of Service’ Award

Friday, 13 September 2019, 9:44 am | State Services Commission

The Prime Minister’s Award in the first annual Spirit of Service Awards has been won by the Ministry of Health and five agencies who teamed up on the Healthy Homes Initiative. More >>

Latest OIA statistics released

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 1:02 pm | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes today released the Official Information Statistics for the six months to June 2019. More >>

Outcome of look into survey questions

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 11:51 am | State Services Commission

Deputy State Services Commissioner John Ombler has today announced the outcome of an examination of what led Inland Revenue to commission a public poll that included a question about the political leanings of taxpayers. More >>

Findings of investigation into Secretary to the Treasury

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 10:34 am | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the findings of an investigation into questions raised concerning the Chief Executive and Secretary to the Treasury, Gabriel Makhlouf, and his actions and public statements about the causes of access ... More >>

Appointment of Secretary to the Treasury

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 11:29 am | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced Dr Caralee McLiesh, PSM, to the position of Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Executive, the Treasury. More >>

Trust in public sector at all time high

Monday, 24 June 2019, 11:06 am | State Services Commission

The latest Kiwis Count Survey has shown that trust in the public sector continues to rise and is now at an all-time high, says State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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