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 -

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

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


Recent Activity

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