Monday, July 15, 2024

Retiring PS Commissioner thanked for 43 years of service

Public Service Minister, Nicola Willis, has today thanked retiring Public Service Commissioner, Peter Hughes, for his 43 years of service.

Mr Hughes (pictured) retires today, after serving eight years as Public Service Commissioner. 

“Peter Hughes is an outstanding public servant who has served many governments, regardless of their political leaning, with professionalism and commitment,” said Minister Willis.

“I would like to thank Mr Hughes for his service. He has shown integrity and leadership over many years, embodying the ideals of a public service that believes in making a difference for New Zealanders,” she said.

Ms Willis confirmed that Deputy Public Service Commissioner, Heather Baggott, will act in the Commissioner role until the process to appoint a new Commissioner has concluded.

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