Respondents’ privacy is paramount. Census responses are kept anonymous.

Email addresses of all Public Service employees were provided to Research NZ by Public Service agencies so that they could send out Census participation invitations. Email addresses and any other personal identifiers were deleted from Census information before being provided to Te Kawa Mataaho by Research NZ for analysis. Details on who completed the survey, other than the total number done at each agency, is not available to Te Kawa Mataaho or participating agencies.

Te Kawa Mataaho will only report aggregated Census results for groups of respondents. These groups are formed by combining respondents’ demographic information, such as age group, gender or agency. Smaller numbers are be suppressed to ensure we protect people’s privacy.

Te Kawa Mataaho has published summary, aggregated system-level results on our website.

For more information, please refer to the Privacy Impact Assessment report.

If you have any census questions please email us:

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