Appendix 2: Our multi-year work programme

Draft annual plan 2-19/20.

The work we propose to complete in 2019/20 in the context of our multi-year work programme is shown in this Appendix.

The work we propose to complete in 2019/20 in the cotext of multi-year work programme is shown in this Appendix.

1. Theme-based work

Information

Work we completed (italicised) or will complete in 2018/19 Work we propose to complete in 2019/20 Work we propose for 2020/21 Work we propose for 2021/22
  • Reflecting on our work about information

Water management

Work we completed (italicised) or will complete in 2018/19 Work we propose to complete in 2019/20 Work we propose for 2020/21 Work we propose for 2021/22
  • Managing the supply of and demand for drinking water
  • Sea ChangeTai Timu Tai Pari: Creating a marine spatial plan for the Hauraki Gulf
  • Managing stormwater systems to reduce the risk of flooding
  • Clean-up of significant water bodies
  • Progress on freshwater quality management since 2011
  • Effectiveness of processes for considering marine reserve proposals
  • Reflections report on Water management theme

Procurement

Work we completed (italicised) or will complete in 2018/19 Work we propose to complete in 2019/20 Work we propose for 2020/21 Work we propose for 2021/22
  • Introducing our work about procurement
  • Management of MBIE’s grant programmes
  • Panels of suppliers survey
  • MBIE procurement functional leadership: Enabling effective and efficient procurement across the State sector
  • Effectiveness of panels of suppliers1
  • Contracts for significant services
  • Auckland City Rail Link: Project governance
  • Provincial Growth Fund: Management, monitoring, and evaluation of the Fund
  • Procurement workforce capacity and capability in local government
  • Partnerships with the private sector to deliver public sector outcomes – how effective are they?2
  • Procurement of assets to support effective health care1,2
  • How well does the NZTA procurement model manage
    long-term procurement risks to ensure future value and sustainable procurement?
  • GCDO ICT procurement functional leadership1
  • Managing smaller contracts (less than $0.5 million)
  • Auckland City Rail Link: Procurement model and delivery
  • Tāmaki regeneration programme
  • Provincial Growth Fund: Benefits realisation
  • KiwiBuild: Implementation
  • Effectiveness of the firearms buy-back scheme
  • Reflections report on Procurement theme

Defence procurement

Work we completed (italicised) or will complete in 2018/19 Work we propose to complete in 2019/20 Work we propose for 2020/21 Work we propose for 2021/22
  • Review of Defence Major Projects Report 2017
  • Review of Defence Major Projects Report 2018
  • Defence procurement: Effectiveness of integrated capability delivery
  • Review of Defence Major Projects Report 2019
  • Defence procurement (topic to be determined)
  • Defence procurement (topic to be determined)

Improving the lives of New Zealanders

Work we completed (italicised) or will complete in 2018/19 Work we propose to complete in 2019/20 Work we propose for 2020/21 Work we propose for 2021/22
  • Performance in achieving reductions in family violence
  • Progress towards implementation of the sustainable development goals
Programme of work examining how well the public sector achieves better outcomes for New Zealanders (topics
are indicative only):
  • reducing disparities in social outcomes between demographic groups
  • reducing poverty
  • improving resilience of infrastructure to natural hazards
  • effectiveness of Whānau Ora in achieving better outcomes for Māori

2. Issues of ongoing interest

Ethics and integrity

Work we completed (italicised) or will complete in 2018/19 Work we propose to complete in 2019/20 Work we propose for 2020/21 Work we propose for 2021/22
  • Summary of fraud findings 2017/18
  • Ethics and integrity landscape
  • Promoting high ethical standards and integrity across the public sector (work to be determined)

Local Government

Work we completed (italicised) or will complete in 2018/19 Work we propose to complete in 2019/20 Work we propose for 2020/21 Work we propose for 2021/22
  • Auckland Council review of service performance: Effectiveness of Auckland Council’s post-implementation review process
  • Auckland Council review of service performance: Disaster resilience and preparedness
  • Local government risk management: Stocktake of approach and reporting results
  • Auckland Council review of service performance (topic to be determined)
  • Influencing improved risk management across local government (work to be determined)
  • Auckland Council review of service performance (topic to be determined)
  • Influencing improved risk management across local government (work to be determined)

Central Government

Work we completed (italicised) or will complete in 2018/19 Work we propose to complete in 2019/20 Work we propose for 2020/21 Work we propose for 2021/22
  • Controller update: July to December 2018
  • Inland Revenue Department: Benefits from the Business Transformation programme
  • Commentary on the Treasury’s 2019 Statement on the Long-Term Fiscal Position
  • Controller updates
  • Work on other issues of interest arising (issues and work to be determined)
  • Controller updates

3. Regular reports

Work we completed (italicised) or will complete in 2018/19 Work we propose to complete in 2019/20 Work we propose for 2020/21 Work we propose for 2021/22
  • Central government: Results of the 2017/18 audits
  • Summary of results of the 2017/18 central government audits for Chief Executives
  • Results of the 2017 school audits
  • Tertiary education institutions: Results of the 2017 audits
  • Results of the 2017/18 district health board audits
  • Local government: Results of the 2017/18 audits
  • Long-term plans: Our audits of councils’ consultation documents
  • Matters arising from our audits of the 2018-28 long-term plans
  • Central government: Results of the 2018/19 audits
  • Summary of results of the 2018/19 central government audits for Chief Executives
  • Results of the 2018 school audits
  • Results of the 2018 audits of tertiary education institutions
  • Results of the 2018/19 district health board audits
  • Local government: Results of the 2018/19 audits
  • Central government: Results of the 2019/20 audits
  • Summary of results of the 2019/20 central government audits for Chief Executives
  • Results of the 2019 school audits
  • Results of the 2019 audits of tertiary education institutions
  • Results of the 2019/20 district health board audits
  • Local government: Results of the 2019/20 audits
  • Central government: Results of the 2020/21 audits
  • Summary of results of the 2020/21 central government audits for Chief Executives
  • Results of the 2020 school audits
  • Results of the 2020 audits of tertiary education institutions
  • Results of the 2020/21 district health board audits
  • Local government: Results of the 2020/21 audits
  • Matters arising from our audits of the 2021-31 local authority long-term plans and consultation documents

4. Sharing good practice

Work we completed (italicised) or will complete in 2018/19 Work we propose to complete in 2019/20 Work we propose for 2020/21 Work we propose for 2021/22
  • Updating Severance payments: A guide for the public sector
  • Continued programme of updating good practice guidance
  • Continued programme of updating good practice guidance
  • Continued programme of updating good practice guidance
  • Accident Compensation Corporation: How it deals with complaints – Progress in responding to the Auditor-General’s recommendations
  • Reporting on the progress of public entities in implementing the Auditor-General’s recommendations from previous reports (programme of follow-up work to be determined)
  • Reporting on the progress of public entities in implementing the Auditor-General’s recommendations from previous reports (programme of follow-up work to be determined)
  • Reporting on the progress of public entities in implementing the Auditor-General’s recommendations from previous reports (programme of follow-up work to be determined)

5. Influencing improved performance and accountability

Work we completed (italicised) or will complete in 2018/19 Work we propose to complete in 2019/20 Work we propose for 2020/21 Work we propose for 2021/22
  • Submission on the Treasury’s Public Finance System Strategy
    [“Embedding wellbeing in the Public Finance Act 1989”]
  • Submission on the State Services Commission’s review of the State Sector Act 1988
  • Submission on the Treasury’s proposal to establish an Independent Fiscal Institution
  • Submission on establishing an independent infrastructure body
  • Submission to the Taskforce for the Review of Tomorrow’s Schools
  • Submission on safeguarding the future of our financial system: The role of the Reserve Bank and how it should be governed
  • Comments on local government funding and financing issues paper (released by the Productivity Commission)
  • Timeliness of reporting by public entities
  • Tertiary education institutions: Changes to the requirements for performance reporting in annual reports
  • Submission on proposal to create a NZ Institute of Skills and Technology
  • Landscape of the public accountability system: First report
  • Landscape of the public accountability system: Second report
  • Making performance reporting more effective3
Influencing improvements in the public sector accountability system (work to be determined)

1: To be confirmed through further planning.

2: Possible multi-year programme of audits.

3: Also part of our work on the Improving the lives of New Zealanders theme.