6(a) Affiliations

The PSA has the power to affiliate to or join organisations that support the achievement of the purpose and the objects of the PSA. The PSA is currently affiliated to the following organisations:

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The PSA is a committed affiliate of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (CTU) and participates in CTU national and local forums and programmes.

CTU website: The PSA is represented at various committees, governing bodies and interest groups within the CTU including:

  • The Health Sector Standing Committee
  • The State Sector Committee
  • The CTU Pay and Employment Equity Group
  • Te Rūnanga o Nga Kaimahi Māori
  • Komiti Pasefika
  • Stand Up (Youth Union Movement)
  • Out@work
  • National Affiliates Council
  • CTU Biennial Conference
  • CTU Women’s Conference

Public Services International

The PSA is a member of Public Services International (PSI), a global union federation made up of more than 600 public sector unions. PSA House is the headquarters for the PSI Oceania sub-regional secretary.

The PSA participates in PSI regional and sub-regional meetings and is particularly active in supporting the development of union organisation in Pacific nations such as the Cook Islands, Samoa and Tonga. PSI website.

Union Network International

The PSA affiliated to Union Network International (UNI) in 2006. UNI is a global federation representing unions in the mass media, entertainment and the arts.

One of its functions is sharing information between unions in the face of globalised media and broadcasting industries. UNI website.

Institute of Public Administration New Zealand (IPANZ)

The PSA is a corporate member of IPANZ, a voluntary organisation committed to improving public policy and public sector administration and management. IPANZ website.

Allied Health Professional Associations' Forum

The PSA is an associate member of AHPAF, the Allied Health Professional Associations' Forum.

This is a forum for representatives of allied health professional associations to work together on issues of common interest.

Sustainable Business Network

The PSA has joined the Sustainable Business Network, a not-for-profit organisation that supports organisations to become environmentally and economically sustainable.