New Zealand Public Service Medal
|New Zealand Public Service Medal|
Te Tohu Ratonga Tūmatanui o Aotearoa
Ribbon bar of the medal
|Awarded by Minister of State Services|
|Eligibility||Personnel of the New Zealand Public Service|
|Awarded for||Meritorious exceptional performance, commitment, or innovation.|
|Established||19 July 2018|
|First awarded||6 November 2018|
|Order of Wear|
|Next (higher)||New Zealand Police Meritorious Service Medal|
|Next (lower)||New Zealand Armed Forces Award|
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.
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