“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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26 March 2019
Yesterday I travelled to Christchurch to meet with several agencies involved in the response to the tragic events of Friday 15 March.
18 March 2019
The shocking and incomprehensible killing of 50 people in Christchurch last Friday triggered an around the clock response from Government agencies.
15 March 2019
It’s great to see so many Rainbow diversity events being celebrated at the moment.
8 March 2019
I fully support the International Women’s Day 2019 theme that a balanced world is a better world.
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.