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Mahia i runga i te rangimārie me te ngākau māhaki
With a calm mind and a respectful heart we will always get the best results
For the year ended 30 June 2020
As part of its Open Government Partnership work programme, the Policy Project has produced a report on the impact of engagement on the development and implementati
This briefing was prepared for the Minister for Emergency Management, in November 2020.
This briefing was prepared for the Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications, in November 2020.
This briefing was prepared for the Minister of Health, in November 2020.
This briefing was prepared for the Minister for National Security and Intelligence, in November 2020.
This briefing was prepared for the incoming Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern in November 2020.
This briefing was prepared for Ministers, COVID-19 Overview, in November 2020.
This briefing was prepared for the Minister for Child Poverty Reduction, in November 2020.
1 This circular sets out the process for developing the Statutes Amendment Bill in 2021.
This page contains documents prepared for release by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC), on behalf of the appropriate Ministers.
These standards will help you assess and improve the quality of your agency’s written policy and other advice, and whether it is fit for purpose.
1This circular sets out the requirements for the preparation of requests ('bids') from Ministers for bills to be awarded places on the 2021 Legislation Programme.
New Zealand is a champion of the international rules-based order, and of a free, open and secure internet. The application of international law to state activity online is a critical component of the framework of responsible state behaviour online.
This circular has been updated to reflect the changes to Ministerial portfolios that took place on 14 June 2022.
The Policy Skills Framework describes the knowledge, applied skills, and behaviour policy practitioners require to be able to produce quality advice.
"Official Information Act request relating to information held by CERA relating to 2010-11 Earthquakes."
"Official Information Act request for information relating to payroll reductions during COVID-19 pandemic."
This tool applies the Policy Skills Framework, which describes the knowledge, applied skills, and behaviour expected of policy practitioners.
"Official Information Act request for details of DPMC OIA responses where information was withheld under sections 6(a), 6(b) and 6(e) of the Act."
The Ministerial Policy Satisfaction Survey is used by agencies to assess their minister's satisfaction with the services provided by the policy function. The survey is used for:
"Official Information Act request for information relating to a Trans-Tasman bubble."
A guide on panels and processes for assessing policy advice papers
A case study of Inland Revenue's experience of applying the Policy Capability Framework, and their commiment to using it as a health check every six months.
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