Ethics

The maintenance of high ethical values is critical to the maintenance and enhancement of public trust and confidence in government and government services.

The PSA has established an ethics network to develop and promote a members’ perspective on issues of public sector ethics. Ethics are at the heart of public sector professionalism and to be vigilantly safeguarded.


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State Services Commission inquiry "an important step towards restoring faith"

The PSA welcomes the State Services Commission’s decision to hold an inquiry into treatment of whistleblowers at the Ministry of Transport.

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PSA supports independent inquiry into Ministry of Transport fraud

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi supports calls for an independent inquiry into how the Ministry of Transport handled a fraudulent employee.

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PSA welcomes independent review into MSD data system

The PSA welcomes the independent review of the Ministry of Social Development’s individual client level data IT system, announced today by Minister Anne Tolley.

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First-ever OIA statistics show public servants doing their bit for open government

Public servants are doing a great job in applying the Official Information Act – but more change is needed to ensure a fully open and transparent public service, the PSA says.

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We’re number 1: New Zealand has a public service we can all be proud of

New Zealanders should be proud of their public service, with Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index finding that our public service is the least corrupt in the world (equal with Denmark).

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State Services Commission apologises to Derek Leask and Nigel Fyfe

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi welcomes the apology by the State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes to Derek Leask and Nigel Fyfe.

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