Events Calendar

Here are upcoming IPANZ events.

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Public Sector Reputation 2020

The reputations of public sector agencies reached record highs as the COVID-19 crisis struck earlier this year, according to the Colmar Brunton annual Public Sector Reputation Index. However, we know how quickly reputation can be lost, particularly if agencies fail to deliver positive experiences at a time of unprecedented demand.

  • Wellington
  • 14 August 2020
  • 12:00pm-13:00pm

Effective Engagement with Māori - Auckland Workshop

The way government engages with Māori is changing. Future engagement is going to be different from what we have traditionally seen/experienced.
This two-day workshop is designed to help public servants gain a greater understanding of Te Ao Māori (Māori world view), Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and provides practical tools and techniques for effectively engaging with Māori.

  • Auckland
  • 25 August 2020
  • 09:00am-15:30pm

Building Effective Engagement through Social Media – a NZ Police case study

With over 1.7 million followers across their social media platforms - NZ Police have arguably the largest social media presence of all New Zealand’s Public Sector agencies. In this session, Jess Bovey, Senior Social Media Advisor, and Paul Halford, Marketing and Brand Manager will showcase some of their social media.

  • Wellington
  • 26 August 2020
  • 13:00pm-14:00pm

Parliament in Practice

Parliament in Practice provides attendees with a unique opportunity to learn about the operations of Parliament, from those working within Parliament walls, and who are tasked with supporting Parliament. This seminar provides an introductory overview of the roles and functions of Parliament and explores the legislative, select committee and cabinet processes, including a tour of Parliament. It also considers strategies for working effectively with Ministers.

  • Wellington
  • 09 September 2020
  • 09:15am-15:20pm

Effective Engagement with Maori

This workshop is fully booked. We will be running this workshop again in 2021 - check our Events Calendar and E-Updates for details.

This two-day workshop is designed to help public servants gain a greater understanding of Te Ao Māori (Māori world view), Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and provides practical tools and techniques for effectively engaging with Māori.

  • Wellington
  • 21 October 2020
  • 09:00am-16:00pm

Achieving Digital Inclusion - a video presentation

In our latest Public Sector Journal Laurence Millar talks about ways of achieving digital inclusion - the challenge of digital inclusion has become urgently into prominence. Laurence has prepared this video for IPANZ members to follow up on his article. He talks about the challenge of digital inclusion, what is needed, why exclusion happens; he will finish by looking beyond COVID. Shocked by the stark reality of digital reliance, surely the public service must act decisively.

  • 01 December 2020
  • 00:00am-00:00am

Effective Partnership Across Agencies and Sector - a video series

The Covid-19 pandemic illustrates the complex, inter-connected and unpredictable nature of issues faced by society today. Collaboration between departments in the public service — already a focus of the public sector reforms — and with other sectors, will be critical as we navigate an uncertain future. In a series of four short videos, Belinda Gorman an Associate of the Global Partnership Brokers Association has shared some ideas and reflections on what effective cross-agency/ cross-sector collaboration and partnership requires.

  • 01 December 2020
  • 09:00am-17:00pm

A Career in the Public Sector - With Dame Karen Poutasi

Dame Karen Poutasi shares insights from her career in the public service, in an interview with IPANZ Executive Director Shenagh Gleisner. She has served as Director General of Health at the Ministry of Health and Chief Executive of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. Last year she was seconded from NZQA to serve as Commissioner for the Waikato District Health Board. She shares some of her successes, some of her ‘fails’ and some of the valuable lessons she has learned along the way.

  • Wellington
  • 01 December 2020
  • 09:00am-00:00am

An Update on the Public Service Legislation - A Video Interview with SSC

Hannah Cameron, State Services Commission Deputy Commissioner for Strategy and Policy, heads the team who has lead the work on the Public Service Legislation Bill. In an interview with IPANZ Executive Director Shenagh Gleisner she gives an update on the legislative process, some impacts and insights from Covid-19, and how we will all contribute to the implementation of the Act.

  • Wellington
  • 01 December 2020
  • 09:00am-00:00am