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New Better Public Services targets

Prime Minister Bill English has outlined a new set of 10 targets which set the Government’s expectations for the public service, building on the success of the initial targets set in 2012. See:

  • 01 May 2017

DIA's SmartStart programme wins top international award

A key initiative by the Department of Internal Affairs, SmartStart, has won a prestigious international award.

  • 20 Apr 2017

Excellence in disaster response recognised in national planning awards

A joint response to complex planning and technical challenges following the Canterbury Earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 in parts of the Waimakariri District north of Christchurch has achieved the supreme accolade at this year’s New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) awards.

  • 01 Apr 2017

PS News 30 March: Upcoming events

In May, IPANZ has sought speakers from outside of core government to provide their insight on how we interact with the public. Registration will open throughout April.

  • 30 Mar 2017

Jeff Montgomery, Registrar-General spoke to IPANZ in Auckland on 21 March

His talk was: Digital Babies - shifting baby-related transactions with government from paper to digital

  • 22 Mar 2017

Hon Steven Joyce speech to IPANZ

Hon Steven Joyce gave the IPANZ annual address to an audience of about 250 people at the Beehive today, 21 February.

  • 21 Feb 2017