Machinery of Government Events

Te Kawa Mataaho Public Service Commission is the authoritative data owner of machinery of government information on central government organisations, their official names, establishment/disestablishment dates, and organisation types. This resource includes a list of agencies and the change events that have taken place in their history. It includes the following event types -

  • Establishment
  • Disestablishment
  • Name Change
  • Status change (from one type of organisation to another)

It will be updated when new events occur or data revisions are made.

Data and Resources

  • OrganisationsCSV

    A non-exhaustive list of central government organisations, containing: PSC's Identifier Current Acronym Current Legal Name Current Maori Name Current Preferred Name Current Agency Indicator...

  • EventsCSV

    Contains organisational events such as establishments, name changes, disestablishments etc. Fields EventID Event Date Event Name OrganisationID Event Type Sector (type of central government...

  • GroupingsCSV

    This table presents a few common ways of grouping central government organisations. Fields PS_ID PublicService EntityType EntityType2 Relationships PS_ID links to Sector on Events.csv

Additional Info

Field Value
Theme organisations
Author Strategic Information Team
Maintainer Strategic Information
Maintainer Email Strategic Information
Maintainer Phone +64 4 495 6600
Update frequency Continuously updated
Source Created 2020-06-03
Source Modified 2020-09-16
Language English
Source Identifier
Dataset metadata created 14 May 2020, last updated 28 September 2023