Better Public Services
State sector updates on delivering Better Public Services, including the Government’s 10 priority results and targets.
Results for New Zealand
Delivering better public services within tight financial constraints is one of the Government's four priorities for this term. And achieving results that make a difference to New Zealanders is at the heart of that. Ten specific results have been identified, set across five result areas:
Delivering better public services
New Zealand's State sector faces increasing expectations for better public services in the context of prolonged financial constraints compounded by the global financial crisis. There is demand for improvements in addressing complex, long-term issues that affect New Zealanders. The key to doing more with less lies in productivity, innovation, and increased agility to provide services. Agencies need to change, develop new business models, work more closely with others and harness new technologies in order to meet emerging challenges. For more information on what is currently being done to deliver better public services, see next priorities.