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Page from the Public Service List, 1948–49

The Public Service List was at the heart of the classification system. It included the name, date of birth, position, pay, years of service and qualifications of every person who worked in the public service. This is a page from the 1948–49 list, by which time it was colloquially known as the 'stud list'.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: List of persons employed in the Public Service. Wellington: Public Service Commissioner, 1949, p. 315

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Mark Prebble, 'State services and the Public Service Commission - The merit principle', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Mark Prebble, published 20 Jun 2012