“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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14 February 2019
Last week, more than 30 interns graduated from the Tupu Tai Pasifika internship programme that’s helping Pacific students experience and begin career paths across the...
20 December 2018
I’d like to thank the tens of thousands of public servants whose efforts this year have made a positive difference to the lives of so...
11 December 2018
Today we welcomed 150 Public Service interns at a special spirit of service event.
9 November 2018
Today is the inaugural New Zealand Public Service Day - Te RÄ KÄwanatanga 2018.
19 October 2018
The deaths of two outstanding DOC conservation workers in yesterday’s tragic helicopter crash reminds us that many public servants literally put their lives on the...
11 October 2018
I talked this week to some of our brightest young public servants at the IPANZ New Professionals Conference in Wellington.
19 September 2018
Today, on the 125th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in New Zealand, I want to recognise the central government winners and finalists from last night's Women...
14 August 2018
I’ve always believed in the power of awards and recognition. Public Servants work hard for New Zealanders.
26 July 2018
Last night was the one night of the year we celebrate the great work public servants do every day and every week.
14 May 2018
There’s another side to John Tamihere’s story which ran in last Wednesday’s New Zealand Herald under the headline “I've had it up to here with...