Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 


Categories set for Public Sector Excellence Awards

Institute of Public Administration New Zealand

6 January 2014 MEDIA RELEASE
Categories set for Public Sector Excellence Awards

Public sector organisations are being encouraged to consider what projects or initiatives they could submit for the 2014 IPANZ Gen-i Public Sector Excellence Awards, to be held on 2 July 2014 at the TSB Arena, Wellington.
The Awards celebrate and reward public sector excellence, across eight award categories. The categories and criteria are now available at: www.ipanz.org.nz/excellenceawards and nominations will be accepted from 20 January – 3 March 2014.

IPANZ President John Larkindale says, “A new award category for 2014 is Excellence in Regulatory Systems. This award recognises an agency that has applied regulatory systems thinking to ensure that the outcomes of a regulatory system are achieved effectively.”

The eight categories are:
• Integrity and Trust
• Crown – Maori Relationships
• Improving Public Value through Business Transformation
• Digital Government
• Achieving Collective Impact
• Improving Performance through Leadership Excellence
• Public Sector Communications
• Excellence in Regulatory Systems

One of the category winners is awarded the Prime Minister’s Award for Public Sector Excellence. The 2013 winner of the Prime Minister's Award for Public Sector Excellence was the Ministry of Social Development's communications campaign, 'It's OK to Help'.

“We invite nominations from the wider public sector including central government departments, local government organisations, Crown entities (including district health boards, Crown research institutes and other Crown entity companies), tertiary education institutions in the state sector and state-owned enterprises. In 2013, a record number – 80 nominations – were received,” Mr Larkindale says.

“We encourage nominations for public sector projects or initiatives that promote excellence in terms of vision, innovation and the achievement of results. Specific criteria apply in each category.”

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Parliament Today:

Werewolf: The Defence Pretence

Last year, the world began spending more money on weapons again, for the first time since 2011... New Zealand belongs to a region – Asia and Oceania – where military spending rose sharply in 2015, by 5.4 per cent. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Not Crying Foul, Argentina

So a couple of guys found to be criminally liable of environmental pollution in Argentina lodge an application with the Overseas Investment Office… in order to buy some prime New Zealand rural land. Seems that their factory back home had carelessly and/or intentionally discharged toxic waste into the Lujan river. Bummer... More>>

ALSO:

Urban & Rural: $303m To Merge And Modernise New Zealand’s Fire Services

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced funding of $303 million over five years to combine urban and rural fire services into one organisation from mid-2017. More>>

ALSO:

High Trust Regime: What Did The PM Tell His Lawyer About Foreign Trusts?

The Government stopped the IRD from reviewing New Zealand foreign trusts shortly after the Prime Minister’s lawyer wrote to the Revenue Minister claiming John Key had promised him the regime would not be changed. More>>

ALSO:

Road Crime: Wicked Campers Vans Classified As Objectionable

The definition of publication includes any "thing that has printed or impressed upon it, or otherwise shown upon it, 1 or more (or a combination of 1 or more) images, representations, signs, statements, or words", The Classification Office has previously classified such 'things' as billboards, t-shirts, and even a drink can. This is the first time the Classification Office has classified a vehicle. More>>

ALSO:

'When New' Repairs: Landmark EQC Settlement

The Earthquake Commission has cut a deal with 98 Canterbury homeowners that affirms the government entity's responsibility to repair earthquake-damaged property to a 'when new' state, as well as covering repairs for undamaged parts of a property and clarifying its position on cash settlement calculations. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Kiwirail’s Latest Stint In The Dogbox

The denigration of Kiwirail continues. The latest review (based on a 2014 assessment) of the options facing the company have enabled Kiwirail to be hung out to dry once again as a liability and burden on the taxpayer. More>>

ALSO:

Royal Society Report: Good Opportunities To Act Now On Climate Change

There are many actions New Zealand can and should take now to reduce the threat of climate change and transition to a low-carbon economy, a report released today by the Royal Society of New Zealand finds... More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Politics
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news