Partners / Sponsors


Many thanks to our Partners and Sponsors.




Deloitte is a leading adviser to a wide variety of public sector clients, both large and small, throughout New Zealand and overseas. We work alongside our public sector clients to ensure they reap the benefits of change, emerging technology, processes and ideas.

Our people are based in Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, serving clients that range from New Zealand's largest companies to smaller businesses with ambition to grow.

Deloitte is a corporate member of IPANZ and provides in-kind support for events and advice for IPANZ finance and tax.

Contact:   Dave Lovatt, Public Sector Practice Leader -  E: dlovatt@deloitte.co.nz   W:  www.deloitte.co.nz



The Skills Organisation - As the professional development experts for the public sector, our role is to provide high-quality, relevant workplace learning programmes for employees in local and central government organisations.

We provide a range of programmes, such as core public services, business administration and management to adult education, dispute resolution and compliance. We also cater for more diverse, specialist programmes. These programmes are linked to qualifications registered on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF).

The Skills Organisation is a corporate member of IPANZ and provides generous financial support to help sponsor events and activities.

Contact:  Lorraine Rowlands, General Manager State Sector - E: LorraineR@skills.org.nz   W: www.skills.org.nz



Te Kawa Mataaho Public Services Commission
 is responsible for ensuring performance excellence and high standards of integrity across New Zealand's State services. It provides leadership and over-sight of the public service and ensures the purpose of the Public Service Act is carried out.

The Commission upholds long-held public service principles that guide the work of public servants: politically neutral, free and frank advice, merit-based appointments, open government and stewardship.

Contact:  P: 04 495 6600   E: commission@publicservice.govt.nz   Wwww.publicservice.govt.nz


Victoria University of Wellington - School of Government

The School of Government offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional programmes in public policy and public management.

Located directly opposite Parliament in Rutherford House on Victoria University of Wellington’s Pipitea campus, the School is ideally situated to help build capacity in New Zealand’s public sector.

The purpose of the School of Government is to contribute to the wellbeing of the people of New Zealand and the world by:

  1. equipping our students with the knowledge and skills necessary to articulate public policy challenges, develop innovative ways to tackle them, and implement solutions in an equitable, effective and efficient manner;
  2. contributing to knowledge and understanding in, and providing an independent forum for discussions on, public policy and management issues;
  3. encouraging good governance; and demonstrating international best practice by connecting and engaging with, and learning from, other Schools of Government.

Contact:  P:
  04 463 6599   E:  sog-info@vuw.ac.nz   W:  www.wgtn.ac.nz/sog




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