“I strongly believe in the ideal of public service and I have devoted the whole of my working life to it. It is a privilege to serve as State Services Commissioner.”
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1 September 2020
I am very pleased to announce that Crown agent board chairs and chief executives can now nominate exceptional employees who exemplify spirit of service for Te Tohu Ratonga Tūmatanui | New Zealand Public Service Medal.
7 August 2020
Some people have asked me how the new Public Service Act will change things.
22 July 2020
Tēnā koutou i roto i ngā āhuatanga i te wā.
4 June 2020
Today I have issued fresh guidance outlining the principles and processes to help public servants do the right thing and uphold the principle of political…
23 April 2020
I want to thank you.
25 March 2020
From midnight we go into lockdown.
22 March 2020
Across the globe we are facing extraordinary times and the months ahead will be particularly challenging for all of us here in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
14 February 2020
The four SSC summer interns. From left to right: Fereti Ne’emia, Latayvia Tualasea-Tautai , Hannah Dewes, and Poppy Lance.
24 January 2020
Public servants work every day to earn the trust and confidence of New Zealanders, so the news that New Zealand’s public sector and judiciary has…
13 December 2019
This is the final blog from me this year. I had planned to leave you with some uplifting thoughts about next year’s reforms.