March Board Meeting

March 2015 TINZ Board Meeting

The TINZ Board meets by video-conferencing (video conferencing facilities generously donated by Deloitte) and Skype. Pictures from Wellington and Auckland are included here. This was Director Communications, Suzanne Carterís, final meeting and the first meeting of new Patron, the Rt Hon Sir Don McKinnon.

In Case You Missed It

TINZ's Presentation to the Law and Order Select Committee in the Press

New Zealand Law Must Not Condone Bribery - Scoop.co.nz.

TINZ chair applauds moves to crack down on corruption - Yahoo! News New Zealand

Corruption and Brazil's Crash Landing

Brazil's Crash Landing: Corruption Engulfs Petrobras Amid Economic Contraction And Rising Inflation - Forbes

Corrupt Foreign Cash Pushing up House Prices in New Zealand and Worldwide

Time to register foreign buyers - New Zealand Herald

Bribery and Corruption - consequences begin at home

YouTube video Published on Mar 27, 2014. The City of London Police has commissioned this short crime prevention video to demonstrate the impact that a corruption investigation could have on companies and individuals who ignore the Bribery Act and break the law.

José Ugaz, chair of Transparency International from Jamaica

More corruption today than 20 years ago

Deloitte Survey Media Coverage

New Zealand Loses Its Perception Of Being Corruption Free

Perceptions Of Corruption Damaging To New Zealandís International Reputation

Selwyn Manningís analysis of recent corruption allegations. Read article on foreignaffairs.co.nz

Donors influence development decisions

A short report of what may emerge in the Pacific with the leadership of Meg Taylor as Secretary General of the PIF. This is important because:

  • the review of donor funding was carried out
  • of the conclusions of the review and
  • of the recognition of the PNG PM that Pacific Sovereign Nations must ensure that donors be accountable to them instead of the other way around.

Donors influence development decisions

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Recent Activity

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

Defence Inquiry Media Release
Transparency needed to support the integrity of our Defence Force 2 Apr, 2017

Corruption Perceptions Index 2016 TINZ media release
Transparency International 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