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About PSA

Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi

We are New Zealand's largest union, representing more than 73,000 workers in central government, state-owned enterprises, local councils, health boards and community groups

About PSA

Our Sectors

PSA membership in the community sector is growing rapidly. To make sure your interest are fully represented, we've made changes to our structure and created the Community Public Services sector.
The PSA is a major health union with over 15,000 members employed by district health boards. Union members are the bedrock of our public health services.
The PSA is the largest union in local government with almost 8,000 members. If you work at a council, council-controlled company or organisation, or a local public institution - we’re the union for you.
Focusing on your sector PSA membership in the public service sector is growing rapidly. To make sure your interests are fully represented, we've made changes to our structure and created a sector for members in the core public service. This is called the Public Service Sector.
Focusing on your sector PSA membership in the state sector sector is growing rapidly. To make sure your interests are fully represented, we've made changes to our structure and created a structure for members working in the wider state services – the State Sector.
 
 

Our Networks

Joining a PSA network connects you to other members with similar interests or issues across the union.

  • Women's Network
  • PSA Youth
  • Pasefika
  • Mental Health Committee
  • Eco Network
  • Ethics
  • Out@PSA
  • Deaf & Disabled members
  • Social Workers
  • Health & Safety network
  • Learning Reps
  • Science Committee
Media Releases

Women still fighting for equality 126 years after suffrage, says DHB admin worker

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Mental health funding increase welcome, but New Zealand needs deeper change

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Pasefika union leaders call for urgent climate action

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Te Runanga

The PSA is committed to honouring te Tiriti o Waitangi across the public sector and inside the union. Our structures ensure a Māori perspective can be heard at all levels of our organisation.

All members who identify as Māori are part of Te Rūnanga o Ngā Toa Āwhina. Māori identity can be registered on the membership form or by notifying the PSA.

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Member Benefits

The PSA is pleased to offer you an expanded range of travel and lifestyle benefits, including holiday homes and special discounts.

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Holiday Homes

With 48 holiday homes in eight locations you can unwind, relax, and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city - all at an affordable price!

PSA Holiday homes