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2017 Corruption Perceptions Index

New Zealand #1 least corrupt public sector in the world

New Zealand’s public sector is ranked the least corrupt in the world, according to Transparency International’s 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released globally today.

Compiled annually by Berlin-based Transparency International, the CPI ranks countries worldwide by perceived levels of public sector corruption.

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Media Releases

Report on Money Laundering and Financing Terrorism warns against complacency

18 March, 2018

In its updated assessment the New Zealand Police Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) said $1.35 billion of domestic criminal proceeds is generated for laundering in New Zealand each year.

While the new requirement under the anti money laundering and counter terrorism act to be implemented in July will further assist the prevention of money laundering for terrorist and other criminal purposes financial transactions are not the only identifier of criminal intent. The Government needs to pass with urgency the bill that will identify beneficial ownership of trusts followed quickly with an amendment to cover all legal entities used by overseas sources and with the register fully transparent. {read more}

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Strong Integrity Systems

2 June, 2014

Strong Integrity Systems Could Mean People Everywhere Have Rewarding Lives

Suzanne Snively Chair of Transparency International New Zealand was the 2013 Wellingtonian of the Year and in 2015 awarded an ONZM for services to women and business.

Suzanne's talk is about the need for integrity systems which leads to more rewarding lives for people and highlighting New Zealand currently as the least corrupt public sector in the world. {read more}

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