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Anti-corruption

15 ways young people can fight corruption On International Youth Day, we celebrate youth around the globe and their power to help shape a fairer and more just world.

New report examines the links between the right to information and fighting poverty

Auditor-General Stepping Down

The Ministry of Transport fraud case: Why the rot goes deeper than Joanne Harrison

PSA calls for transparency on Auditor-General report

Opinion: Auditor-General Martin Matthews right to quit

Political roundup: Can the Auditor-General be trusted to combat corruption?

Auditor-General resigns, saying his position is 'untenable'

Auditor-General Martin Matthews stands down, investigation remains a secret

New Zealand transparency, integrity and accountability

Four out of every five dollars donated to big parties in secret, sparking new push for transparency

Immigration officials target corruption in Indian student market

Sir Geoffrey Palmer’s interview on RNZ National he offered his thoughts on the current lack of transparency surrounding Sir Maarten Wevers’ investigative report into the former Auditor-General, together with the timing of the latter’s resignation.

Speaker defends committee's call to keep fraud-handling report secret

MBIE striving to diagnose whether a problem exists due to a lack of transparency on company and trust beneficial ownership

Trade Me fields requests for member information from police, Government

BOMBSHELL – AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND PAY THE PRICE FOR REFUSING TO COME CLEAN ON NAJIB & JHO LOW’S 1MDB THEFTS Malaysia Chronical Editorial

Political Roundup: Expect an extraordinary report on corruption and whistleblowing TINZ Director Bryce Edwards

Global corruption puts New Zealand at risk José Ugaz visiting New Zealand

Democracy is in decline, so what can we do? New Zealand is not immune from international trends and cannot afford to be complacent about its democracy, writes Sir Geoffrey Palmer

Four Immigration NZ staff have been fire over conflicts of interest in the past five years, and 48 caught out for various fraud and dishonesty charges.

Political Roundup: Rot in the NZ political system spreads

Chris Eichbaum: Free and frank advice fast disappearing

Why We Need a More Open Election in 2017 In April Scoop received crowdfunding from our generous supporters in order to achieve the goal of “Opening The Election” in 2017. We are happy to announce that Scoop’s new Opening The Election 2017 page is live now.

Officials' tertiary fraud fears revealed

Sport

Match-fixing attempt at NZ Badminton Open

Transparency International New Zealand

TINZ applauds the decline in foreign trusts

Whistleblowers

Media Statement: Report of investigation into whistleblower treatment within the Ministry of Transport

Paula Bennett promises to protect whistleblowers who expose fraud within the public service State Services Minister Paula Bennett is promising to protect those who speak out against fraud.

Whistleblowers shouldn't suffer for speaking out

Whistling while they work

Pacific

PNG advisors quit over election woes

Questions remain over PNG govt involvement in land deal Transparency International Papua New Guinea says questions remain over a suspicious land deal involving at least two government ministers.

PNG PM to keep fighting arrest warrant

PNG: doubts corruption commission will gain govt traction A Papua New Guinea writer says he doubts whether the re-elected Peter O'Neill-led government will create an Independent Commission Against Corruption.

The black hole where PNG's anti-graft efforts disappear

International

Watchdog planning new approach to fighting corruption The world head of Transparency International, Jose Ugaz, says the watchdog organisation is planning to take a new approach to dealing with corrupt and fraudulent practices.

A Spark in the Dark – Scottish Limited Partnerships and the UK Government’s Faltering Transparency Initiative Interesting information about compliance and ownership.

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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