The public service commissioner, first set up in 1913, became known as chairman of the Public Service Commission in 1946 and as chairman of the State Services Commission in 1963, then as state services commissioner in 1990. This table shows previous public service and state services commissioners.
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Source: Alan Henderson, The quest for efficiency: the origins of the State Services Commission. Wellington: State Services Commission, 1990, pp. 393–395; State Services Commission