There’s no doubt about it... these are challenging times for everyone. As we work to address these, GWN continues its role as champion for women's progress in the public sector.
After two and a half years leading GWN's work, vision and progress, Liz Chin will be leaving her role as Programme Director on 20 March.
New Zealand's public sector achievements for gender parity in senior leadership have been highlighted in a Women Leaders Index report by London-based Global Government Forum.
GWN was proud to launch our new five-year strategy for 2020-2025 at an event hosted by our Sponsor, Naomi Ferguson and GWN's Steering Committee at The Treasury on 11 February, 2020.
A proposed new Public Service Bill has passed its first reading in Parliament and submissions on the bill are being accepted until 31 January, 2020.
After 12 years as Chief Executive at NZ On Air, Jane Wrightson has accepted a new role as Retirement Commissioner at the Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC).
GWN's behind-the-scenes technical support ally, Fred Joyet, wins the Supreme Chief Executive's Award at the Ministry of Justice for his work on GWN's websites.
Happy Suffrage Day!
New Zealand was the first country in the world to give all women the right to vote 126 years ago.
Dr Caralee McLiesh began her role as Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Executive of The Treasury on 16 September.
A survey of all GWN members was conducted in May and gives us a picture of GWN's impact. Key out-takes and a full report are now available.