PS News: Public Sector Excellence Awards winners

Public Sector News

6 July 2017


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Progress reporting on the New Zealand Open Government Partnership’s National Action Plan 2016-18 is now online.

From 19 July until 1 August 2017 feedback is sought on our mid-term ‘self-assessment of progress’ on the Action Plan.

You can provide your feedback online via OGPNZ.

PSJ July 17

The July issue of the Public Sector journal is out now.

Topics include: Public-Private Partnerships: a public benefit? and The Art and Craft of Policy Advising

PMs award winners

Te Urewera - DOC Tūhoe Partnership wins Deloitte IPANZ Public Sector Excellence Awards

Te Urewera - DOC Tūhoe Partnership won the Prime Minister’s Award at the Deloitte IPANZ Public Sector Excellence Awards 2017, held in Wellington last night.

The judges said that this programme was, “An excellence initiative, demonstrating a transformation in the relationship. Most notably there were no direct examples to draw on anywhere in the world - that is true innovation.”

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Events Calendar

IPANZ Future of the Public Sector sessions

18 July, 19 July, 1 August

IPANZ has invited Labour MP Grant Robertson, Green MP Jan Logie and National List MP Chris Bishop to share their parties' vision for the Future of the Public Sector.

IPANZ AGM with Guest Speaker Dr Chris Eichbaum

19 July

Dr Chris Eichbaum, Victoria University of Wellington will share some results of his recent research in a talk entitled: Still in neutral, or slipping out of gear? Public service neutrality in Wellington.

Auckland Conversations: A Living Wage for Aucklanders

25 July

Auckland Conversations is proud to host economist and author Alan Freeman, who established the first Living Wage Unit in the UK in 2001 for the Greater London Authority. Auckland has been inspired by the London experience and we now have a chance to learn from it. Co-hosted by Auckland Council and the Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand.

ANZEA Workshop: Culturally Responsive Indigenous Evaluation by Fiona Cram

25 July

Culturally Responsive Indigenous Evaluation (CRIE) is a transformative evaluation model for diverse Indigenous contexts. CRIE provides theoretical, methodological and practical evaluation strategies for carrying out culturally responsive evaluation of Indigenous services and programmes.

IABC Leadership Skills for communications professionals

27 July

One-day workshop that explores the demands of communication leadership and the skills and attributes needed to lead an effective team and achieve key organisational outcomes.

The Rotary Forum

1 August

Twelve top speakers on achieving the impossible dream. What would it take for Wellington, the city and region to be the best in the world?

Partnership Brokers programme

17-20 October

This programme provides those working in partnerships with in-depth development on how to partner effectively. Contact: