Primary teachers have voted to ratify a proposed settlement that will give them pay
parity with their secondary colleagues, but disappointed primary principals have
rejected a settlement that was unchanged from a previously rejected offer.
June 26 (BusinessDesk) - Major reforms to the law governing the public service will
force far more collaboration between government agencies on the biggest policy challenges,
State Services Minister Chris Hipkins says.
The state sector will be more expensive, less accountable and more centralised under
the Government’s proposed reforms, National’s State Services spokesperson Nick
Smith says. “These reforms will deliver a bigger and more centralised State Sector. ...
The New Zealand Maori Council has welcomed a restructure of the public service with
the Executive Director, Matthew Tukaki, calling this the first step towards greater
engagement with Maori, Iwi and Hapu:
Hon James Shaw Minister for Climate Change 27 June 2019 PĀNUI PĀPĀHO MEDIA STATEMENT
The Minister for Climate Change is welcoming a Statistics New Zealand report on how
emissions are tracking across the economy. “From 2007-2017 emissions from households ...