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The PMINZ Public Sector Project of the Year recognises the highest levels of success for public sector project management. Entries close 22 May.
Have your say on the draft Koha Policy and Practice Guidelines.
IPANZ in Auckland
IPANZ will have a greater presence in Auckland with the appointment of Philippa Miller Moore as our Auckland Manager.
Philippa has worked for the New Zealand Planning Council, the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and MFAT as an economic analyst. Since moving to Auckland she has worked for Ernst & Young and Grant Thornton, and as an independent consultant working with organisations in the public, private and not for profit sectors.
She says, "I have worked with government on both sides and am excited to have this opportunity to work with IPANZ’s stakeholders in Auckland to help them to foster debate about the role of the wider public sector and to develop the quality of New Zealand’s public administration."
Research on political advisors and political neutrality
Recently you were invited to participate in some research on political advisors and political neutrality. The response has been excellent. Some who received the invitation thought that they may not be eligible to participate. This is to advise that all who received the invite are eligible and your contribution, whatever your current role or status will be welcomed. You can access the survey here.
The annual Salvation Army's State of the Nation reports are designed to offer a commentary on New Zealand’s social progress which is readily accessible to an interested media and public. It is a deliberate attempt to re-frame the policy debate in an effort to shift public discourse, as speaker Alan Johnson will explain.
This year's GOVIS conference speakers include Andrew Bridgman, Chief Executive and Secretary for Justice, Lillian Grace, CEO of FigureNZ and the finale session is a panel discussion: The Games of Drones!
In case you missed it
Inside the Office of the Ombudsman: Judge Peter Boshier, Chief Ombudsman, 4 May
Judge Boshier spoke about recent developments in the OIA sphere designed to enhance government compliance. He also explained changes at the Office of the Ombudsman to strengthen its oversight function.