Local Government

The PSA is the largest union in local government with more than 6,000 members.

If you work at a council, council-controlled company or organisation, or a local public institution - we’re the union for you.

Flash Sandham (convenor),

Lee Rauhina-August,

Ceinwyn Bannister,

Ian Cooper,

Richard Foster,

Gary Gabbitas,

Sara Moylan,

Cris Pokidin,

Annette Smithard,

Sophie Williams.

Media Releases

Petrol attack at Manawatu District Council shows lessons from Ashburton killings must be applied more widely

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the lessons being learned from the killings at Ashburton WINZ must be applied wider than just the core public service, following a petrol attack on the Manawatu District Council office this morning.

Continue reading

News from the PSA. Congress 2014
News

Congress 2014

Post-election analysis, Transforming the Workplace, a union merger and gender equity were the hot topics at last week’s congress.

Continue reading

Media Releases

SSC survey shows clear way forward for better public services

The Public Service Association (PSA) has welcomed the release of the State Services Commission’s (SSC) Integrity and Conduct Survey 2013, which it says indicates what needs to be done to strengthen the public services that New Zealanders use and trust.

Continue reading

Media Releases

Collins must resign for leaking public servants’ details

The Public Service Association (PSA) says Ministers should not be leaking neutral public servants' details so they can be attacked for partisan politics, as Judith Collins has admitted following allegations in Dirty Politics by Nicky Hager.

Continue reading

Media Releases

Disturbing allegation that PM’s office helped attack neutral public servants

The Public Service Association (PSA) is deeply disturbed by allegations in Nicky Hager’s new book Dirty Politics that one of John Key’s staff helped blogger Cameron Slater to attack public servants questioning the disastrous restructuring at MFAT.

Continue reading

News

Local focus

All the latest local government news from around New Zealand.

Continue reading