Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi

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Sectors we support

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
Latest media releases from the PSA. The PSA welcomes transition support package, hopes for further workforce focus
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The PSA welcomes transition support package, hopes for further workforce focus

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Latest media releases from the PSA. PSA applauds Porirua City Council commitment to Living Wage
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PSA applauds Porirua City Council commitment to Living Wage

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Latest media releases from the PSA. Frustrated Access members vote for action over offer
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Frustrated Access members vote for action over offer

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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

About the PSA

Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi

The PSA – the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi –is New Zealand's largest union, representing more than 67,000 workers in central government, state-owned enterprises, local councils, health boards and community groups. Collective bargaining is one of the key ways in which PSA members can work together to improve their living standards and the quality of working life.

The PSA bargains for members in over 400 organisations that between them represent the full breadth and diversity of the public sector. Each sector has its own particular needs and the PSA's bargaining strategies are drawn up accordingly. Effective recruitment and strong delegate structures are at the heart of union organisation in the workplace. The PSA has nearly 4,000 workplace delegates and runs a comprehensive programme of delegate development, including a series of courses on the skills and knowledge needed for the job.

 

 

 

News

PSAY Winter Panui

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Latest media releases from the PSA. Workforce needs highlighted by PSA Mental Health & Addiction Committee
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Workforce needs highlighted by PSA Mental Health & Addiction Committee

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Latest media releases from the PSA. Momentum for equal pay keeps building
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Momentum for equal pay keeps building

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Latest media releases from the PSA. Strong support for School Strike for Climate from PSA
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Strong support for School Strike for Climate from PSA

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Latest media releases from the PSA. PSA supports progressive thinking on capital gains tax
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PSA supports progressive thinking on capital gains tax

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Latest media releases from the PSA. Progress being made for administration workers on Admin Appreciation day
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Progress being made for administration workers on Admin Appreciation day

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