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DIAsí SmartStart programme wins top international award

A key initiative by the Department of Internal Affairs, StartSmart, has won a prestigious international award.




12:37 PM, 13 April 2017 |

Excellence in disaster response recognised in national planning awards

A joint response to complex planning and technical challenges following the Canterbury Earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 in parts of the Waimakariri District north of Christchurch has achieved the supreme accolade at this year’s New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) awards.


10:33 AM, 11 April 2017 |

PS News 30 March: Upcoming events

In May, IPANZ has sought speakers from outside of core government to provide their insight on how we interact with the public. Registration will open throughout April

9:28 AM, 31 March 2017 |


Inside the Office of the Ombudsman

Judge Boshier will speak about recent developments in the Official Information Act sphere designed to enhance government compliance, along with changes at the Office of the Ombudsman.

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