2. Increase participation in early childhood education. 3. Increase infant immunisation rates and reduce the incidence of rheumatic fever. 4. Reduce the number of assaults on children. Read more about these results here
Boosting skills and employment
5. Increase the proportion of 18-year-olds with NCEA level 2 or equivalent qualification. 6. Increase the proportion of 25 to 34-year-olds with advanced trade qualifications, diplomas and degrees (at level 4 or above). Read more about these results here
9. New Zealand businesses have a one-stop online shop for all government advice and support they need to run and grow their business. 10. New Zealanders can complete their transactions with the Government easily in a digital environment. Read more about these results here
These results and the targets that agencies have set for them, preasent a challenge - it won't be easy. Our public sector will need to find and create opportunities for new ways of working together to achieve the results and deliver better public services. It's what New Zealanders have told the Government they want, and deserve it. In time, this work will demonstrate innovation and improvement across a public sector that is connected and collaborative.
Ministers and a public sector chief executive have been made responsible for the achievement of specific results, and for publicly reporting on progress.