2015 winners

Excellence in Action: articles about the Awards winners

Excellence in Action 2015.pdf

Prime Minister’s Award for Public Sector Excellence and
Excellence in Improving Public Value through Business Transformation

Winner: The Canterbury Clinical Network - Canterbury District Health Board

Finalists in Business Transformation category:

Fast-track Resolution - Residential Tenancies; Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Mobility - New Zealand Police

The Transformation of Auckland; Auckland Council

Integrity and Trust

Winner: Measuring Performance – linking patient/customer experience to organisational values; Waitemata District Health Board


Housing New Zealand Driveway Safety Programme; Housing New Zealand

Closing the Information Gap; Ministry of Justice, New Zealand Police, Department of Corrections

Crown-Maori Relationships

Winner: Project Haere; Ministry of Social Development


Repatriation of the Motunui Pataka Panels; Ministry of Justice

Framework for Review and Evaluation in Kura Kaupapa Maori Te Aho Matua; Education Review Office

Digital Impact

Winner: Deciding with data – Compare Study Options; Ministry of Education, Statistics New Zealand


Compliance Matters - Business.govt.nz; Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Govt.nz; Department of Internal Affairs

Achieving Collective Impact

Winner: Doing better, together, for our customers and our people at Auckland Airport; New Zealand Customs Service, Civil Aviation Authority


Canterbury Water Management Strategy; Environment Canterbury and ten contributing local authorities

Social Sector Trials; Ministries of Social Development, Health, Education, Justice and New Zealand Police

Youth Guarantee - working together to set more young people up for success; Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education Commission

Improving Performance through Leadership Excellence

Joint Winners

DIA Talent Development: developing leaders for success; Department of Internal Affairs

The ‘8’ Programmes – Xcelr8/Collabor8/Particip8; Canterbury District Health Board


NZ Transport Agency - Senior Talent Programme; NZ Transport Agency

Public Sector Engagement

Winner: Heading to Hospital – Plan your Trip!; Canterbury District Health Board


Are You That Someone?; Ministry of Social Development

Make the Most of Waste; Auckland Council

Regulatory Systems

Winner: Operation HYPER: an Innovative Multi Agency Approach to Child Exploitation Investigations; Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand Police, New Zealand Customs Service


Capital Markets Matter: the Financial Markets Conduct Reforms; Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Financial Markets Authority, Parliamentary Counsel Office

Regulatory Institutions and Practices Inquiry; Productivity Commission

Young Professional of the Year Award

Winner: Rachel Tremewan (nee Bowley); Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC)


Chris Peel; Auckland Council

Gina McGrath; Ministry of Justice

Poster Award for excellence in design of supporting poster

Winner: DIA Talent Development: developing leaders for success; Department of Internal Affairs