All employees or contractors must comply with the standards of integrity and conduct set out in this code.
treat everyone fairly and with respect
be professional and responsive
strive to make a difference to the well-being of New Zealand and all its people.
maintain the political neutrality required to enable us to work with current and future governments
carry out the functions of our organisation, unaffected by our personal beliefs
support our organisation to provide robust and unbiased advice
act lawfully and objectively
use our organisation’s resources carefully and only for intended purposes
treat information with care and use it only for proper purposes
work to improve the performance and efficiency of our organisation.
work to the best of our abilities
ensure our actions are not affected by our personal interests or relationships
never misuse our position for personal gain
avoid any activities, work or non-work, that may harm the reputation of our organisation