“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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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...
4 May 2018
More than 500 women attended the third Women in Public Sector Summit in Wellington on Wednesday and many came away inspired.
26 April 2018
Nothing embodies the spirit of service more than the Anzacs who fought on the frontline in a conflict far from home on the other side...
11 April 2018
Today is one day of the year when senior leaders of the Public Service get together as a team.
22 February 2018
I have been saying for some time that New Zealanders need to have trust and confidence in the Public Service.