New Zealand Public Service Medal

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New Zealand Public Service Medal
Te Tohu Ratonga Tūmatanui o Aotearoa
New Zealand Public Service Medal ribbon.png
Ribbon bar of the medal
Awarded by Minister of State Services
Country New Zealand
EligibilityPersonnel of the New Zealand Public Service
Awarded forMeritorious exceptional performance, commitment, or innovation.
StatusCurrently awarded
Established19 July 2018
First awarded6 November 2018
Order of Wear
Next (higher)New Zealand Police Meritorious Service Medal[1]
Next (lower)New Zealand Armed Forces Award[1]

The New Zealand Public Service Medal (Māori:Te Tohu Ratonga Tūmatanui o Aotearoa) is a meritorious service award of the New Zealand Royal Honours System. The medal may be awarded to members of public service who serve in a department under the State Services Commission. Established by royal warrant on 19 July 2018, it was first awarded on 6 November 2018 to five recipients.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Order of Wear: Orders, Decorations and Medals in New Zealand". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Public Service Day Awards List". New Zealand Gazette (2018-go5542). New Zealand Gazette Office, Government Information Services, Department of Internal Affairs. 6 November 2018. Retrieved 29 December 2018.

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