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New Zealand Ranks High

New Zealand Named Fifth Most Resilient Country and Second in World's Best Tax Rate Systems. Article

G20 Whistleblowing

G20 whistleblowing laws -- are they hitting or missing the mark? A lesson from Australia AJ Brown, TI Australia, NIS Contributor

State Services Commission Integrity and Conduct Survey 2013

Results from the 2013 Survey published 19 August 2014. High levels of integrity and conduct are vital for high performing, trusted State Services. The Integrity and Conduct survey is an important tool that measures State servants' perceptions of integrity and conduct in their workplace. It also gauges changes in the levels of integrity and conduct across the State Services. Read more on the State Services Commission website.

Anti-corruption Training

Transparency International New Zealand in partnership with The Serious Fraud Office and BusinessNZ has released a free online Anti-Corruption Training module. Follow this link - it only takes an hour or so.

Demands for FIFA Transparecny

Investigator Demands Greater Transparency in FIFA
Transparency International calls on FIFA to publish its investigation into the 2018 and 2022 football World Cup awarding process. If there is bribery, those implicated should be held to account and there should be no cover up.

Exporting Corruption Media Release

Major exporters still lag in enforcing rules against foreign bribery TI Press Release.

B20 Anti Corruption

Notworthy is the emphasis placed on anti-corruption by the B20 Working Group. B20 Anti-corruption Working Group Report to the B20 Office and Taskforce Chairs.

Major Transparency Move in Fiji Post Elections

The Fiji Auditor Generals Financial Reports for the period 2007 to 2013 will be tabled in the Fiji Parliament, then the opposition led Public Accounts Committee, which includes opposition member and economist Biman Prasad, will scrutinise the details. See the Fiji Times.

Transparency International Elects New Chair

José Ugaz elected chair of Transparency International


Recent Activity

Protect our whistleblowers
Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) is calls for better whistleblower protection. 8 Aug, 2017

Auditor General resignation requires transparency
Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) calls on Parliament to release the report by Sir Maarten Wevers that lead to the resignation of Auditor-General Martin Matthews. 5 Aug, 2017

TINZ applauds decline in foreign trusts
Government implementation of tougher disclosure requirements for foreign trusts have led to around 75% discontinuing or exiting New Zealand. 9 Jul, 2017

Public Sector Integrity Media Release
State Services Commission took a very positive step in addressing a key recommendation of TINZ's Integrity Plus 2013 New Zealand National Integrity System Assessment by advertising a role for Deputy Commissioner, Integrity, Ethics and Standards. 11 May, 2017

Corruption Perceptions Index 2016 TINZ media release
Transparency International 25 Jan, 2017