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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

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Corruption Perceptions Index 2016 TINZ media release
Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index (TI CPI) has found that the New Zealand and Denmark public sectors are the least corrupt in the world. 25 Jan, 2017

TINZ OGP Submission
Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) submitted recommendations for New Zealand’s second Open Government Partnership (OGP) National Action Plan (NAP). Among the recommendations were a call for more ambition in creating NAPs and developing channels of communication for improving engagement with citizens. 19 Aug, 2016

Safeguarding the public interest in research
1 Aug, 2016

EU and New Zealand tax transparency
1 Aug, 2016

London Summit 2016 NZ Statement Commitments Progress
31 Jul, 2016

New Zealand Country Statement Anti Corruption Summit London 2016
29 May, 2016

Shewan Inquiry Submission Media Release
TINZ has provided its submission to the Shewan Inquiry calling on the government to widen the terms of reference to protect New Zealand's reputation and future proof our laws following the release of the "Panama papers". 21 May, 2016

CPI 2015 TINZ Media Release
Corruption Free? NZ drops again. New Zealand has fallen to fourth place in the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). 26 Jan, 2016