TINZ Update

Transparency International New Zealand is involved in an unprecedented number of initiatives.

Chair Suzanne Snively and her fund raising team are actively recruiting members and partners. This is to ensure TINZ sustainability and to support hiring a full time paid executive director to be a source of templates, training, research and reporting about effective ways of addressing corruption.

TINZ has been engaged in finalising the Pacific Integrity Initiative in partnership with MFAT and UNDP which will provide desperately needed resourcing so that the four Pacific TI chapters can reduce corruption.

Implementation of the 2013 Integrity Plus National Integrity Systems Assessment recommendations continues with TINZ initiatives and in conjunction with work being conducted through the State Services Commission who have embraced the effort and The Open Government Partnership National Action Plan.

TINZ continues to monitor the progress of the Crimes Bill while advocating at every step for the acknowledgement that facilitation payments are bribes and outlawing them.

Other projects include Business Integrity, contributing to TI's Strategy 2020, School Civics Curriculum, corruption in sport, and member seminars.

Now is a great time to become involved in Transparency International New Zealand. Join, donate or contribute your time.

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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