“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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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.
29 November 2019
Today the State Services Commission (SSC) released its annual public service workforce data. SSC has been publishing workforce information since 2000.
7 November 2019
Public Service Day Awards recipients pictured with State Services Minister Chris Hipkins, Dame Margaret Bazley, and MC Hewitt Humphrey.
18 October 2019
State Services Minister Chris Hipkins addresses the graduates.
13 September 2019
Peter Hughes with the family of Lifetime Achievement Award winner Pasimaca Osment.
10 September 2019
Thousands of public servants will have been surprised to read Kerry McDonald's op-ed in the Dompost (‘‘There’s a critical need to rebuild the capability of...