Tag Archives: New Zealand

Working paper examines success factors for the New Zealand Better Public Service Results reform initiative

The working paper, Case studies for collaborating for better public services, examines the The New Zealand Better Public Service Results reform initiative and, “uses case vignettes selected by public servants … to identify features of successful programmes.”  

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New Zealand Treasury releases latest analytical paper

The New Zealand Treasury have released the third analytical paper, Characteristics of children at greater risk of poor outcomes as adults (PDF 500kb). The paper, “summarises the main findings of an analysis of integrated administrative data that describes the characteristics … Continue reading

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New Zealand Deputy PM gives speech to the Institute of Public Administration New Zealand

The Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand and Minister for Finance, The Hon. Bill English recently gave a Speech to the Institute of Public Administration New Zealand, in which he discusses some of the service delivery initiatives currently being undertaken … Continue reading

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New Zealand Productivity Commission Inquiry, More Effective Social Services releases final report

The New Zealand Productivity Commission Inquiry, More Effective Social Services released its final report, also entitled More effective social services (PDF 4.2MB) on 15 September 2015. Chapter 6 of the report, “explores seven different service models and their strengths and … Continue reading

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New Zealand Treasury publishes summary report on request for information to improve results for vulnerable children and families

The New Zealand Treasury has published the, Summary report of the Request for Information : How can government improve results for our most vulnerable (at-risk) children and their families? (PDF 1.3MB). “The Request for Information focused on: -Effective ways of … Continue reading

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New Zealand government IT strategy on track to deliver savings

The  ZDNet article, Government CTO claims NZ$60 million in savings, discusses the recent announcement by government Chief Technology Officer,  Tim Occleshaw that the four year ICT Strategy and Action Plan , is on track to deliver its savings target.

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New Zealand Auditor-General releases service delivery report

The report, Reflections from our audits : service delivery (PDF 480kb), has been released by the New Zealand Controller and Auditor-General. The report, “explore[s] the dynamic context of change in which services are delivered (Part 1) … discuss[es] how to provide … Continue reading

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Interview discusses New Zealand’s digital transformation

In the article, Power to the people, Miguel Carrasco interviews Richard Foy, General Manager for Digital Transformation in New Zealand’s Department of Internal Affairs, about digital service transformation initiatives.

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Report on childhood disability and poverty in New Zealand

The Child Poverty Action Group has released a report entitled, ‘It shouldn’t be this hard’: children, poverty and disability (PDF 426KB). The report details available services and makes recommendations in relation to service delivery.

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Speech to the Institute of Public Administration, New Zealand by the Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand

In a speech delivered to the Institute of Public Administration, New Zealand, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Bill English, outlined some of the government’s recent initiatives regarding service delivery and the social investment approach.

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