Vision, Mission & Values

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A better life for everyone

Our mission is to enable positive change in our communities.

  • providing high-quality services that achieve results
  • working effectively with others
  • actively supporting community initiatives.

Guided by our values

We partner with others to bring about change.
PSN makes a difference by working well with others to make more possible. We value meaningful relationships with others in establishing, trialling and/or providing services and community development that bring about positive change.

We provide trusted services that achieve agreed outcomes.
Engaging with, and walking alongside our clients underpin the provision of PSN services. We have high professional standards, staff use evidence informed practice, and we undertake regular evaluation.

We honour tangata whenua.

PSN acknowledges tangata whenua as a critical relationship. All staff are committed to providing quality services for Māori, are given opportunities to achieve cultural competence, and Māori staff are supported to retain their cultural identity.

We act with compassion and respect.
PSN staff care for one another and for those in need throughout our communities. All staff recognise the strengths of others, are compassionate, genuine, honest and honour commitments.

We give hope by advocating for a better life.
Everyone in Aotearoa having the opportunity to fulfill their potential is fundamental to PSN. We advocate for those in need striving to ensure that they have access to effective support,irrespective of their culture and/or beliefs. All staff treat others fairly.