Local Government

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.

The local government sector has its own national committee and a seat on the PSA Executive Board, this ensures your sector has a voice at all levels of PSA decision-making.

You can meet the members of the committee here.


Media Releases

PSA statement on sexual harassment allegations at Kapiti Coast District Council

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is aware of allegations made against a councillor at Kapiti Coast District Council.

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Library restructure brings disruption and innovation - PSA

The restructuring of Auckland’s libraries will lead to substantial disruption for staff - and a challenge to maintain existing services, the PSA says.

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News from the PSA. Local Heroes - Sally Francis Simpson
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Local Heroes - Sally Francis Simpson

Sally Simpson and colleague Zainab Mulla

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Mayor’s Council and CCO shake-up must be more than a PR exercise

Mayor Phil Goff’s proposed review of Auckland Council and its Council-controlled organisations (CCOs) must not be another exercise in restructuring for the sake of it, and it must safeguard the expertise and functionality of long-serving Local Government staff, the PSA says.

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News from the PSA. PSA News - December 2016
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PSA News - December 2016

The latest news and views from across our union.

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News from the PSA. Librarians won’t be hushed on equal pay
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Librarians won’t be hushed on equal pay

The Local Government Sector hosted 23 delegates from libraries around New Zealand (including two from the National Library) at a hui in Auckland on 1-2 September.

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