Thanks for Standing Together this Admin appreciation day


We had a great time celebrating Admin Appreciation Day. Here at PSA we ran a couple of events to highlight the day

In Wellington and Auckland we gave out jelly beans and thank you cards and it was great to see the smiling faces of people and many who commented on what a great day it was to be celebrating on the back of the Equal Pay win.

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Left: Wellington supporters of Admin Appreciation Day. Right: Our Auckland PSA team giving out Admin thank you goodies

Our very own president Janet Quigley celebrated the day with her Admin staff from the Canterbury District Health Board. Janet gave her two admin staff a card, some roses and held a special morning tea for them. They then invited their neighbors from Southlink to join in the celebrations.

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Janet Quigley was behind the camera for this photo of her admin staff having a celebratory morning tea

 And lastly the winners of our competition. We asked people to Stand together for Admin and celebrate this important day by profiling their Admin Heroes.

We got this great entry from Adrienne Gray from the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki. Adrienne is a Social Work Resource Assistant for Ngaruawahia and Vehicle Administrator. Adrienne is systems focused, a real problem solver who likes chocolate biscuits at morning tea. She organised the celebration for her and her team and this is what she had to say about the amazing administrors she works with

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Evon Tiffany, Receptionist East West Regional. Evon has great communication and people skills.

Judy Taylor is Social Work Resource Assistant for 3 City Teams, it’s no wonder she is great juggling multiple tasks

Paula Dempsey is Social Work Resource Assistant for the Co-coordinator and Court Report Teams. Paula has great analytical skills, is real social butterfly and likes all people

Aneta Pio, acting PA and overall extraordinaire. Aneta always goes the extra mile, and is also completing a social work degree.

Rai Waaka, Youth Justice Team Administrator. A long term employee, Rai has great sense of humour, is the go to person, skilled worker with a brilliant mind

And lastly but definitely not least Winn Nicol from the Youth Justice Team Social Worker Resource Assistant, also go to person, solid multiple tasks person, also with a brilliant mind.

Thank you to Adrienne for sharing these great Admin Hero profiles with us.

We hope you all had a great time celebrating Admin appreciation day. And remember every day is admin appreciation day without them our organisations wouldn’t be able to function.

 Do you have a local hero? Send us their story with us at standtogether@psa.org.nz