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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OIA improvement good news – but more needed

Public service agencies are doing their part to promote transparent and open government, the PSA says – but there is more work to be done.

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Vigilant public servants the key to New Zealand’s number-1 ranking

New Zealand’s public servants can take pride today that their free, frank and fearless work has again been recognised by Transparency International, the PSA says.

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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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