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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

Investigative journalists find suspicious foreign trusts in New Zealand

20 April, 2018

New Zealand remains vulnerable to the flow of illicit offshore assets. An Auckland company is caught up in an international money laundering controversy after it was identified helping to manage a network of New Zealand-registered companies and trusts for its secret clients.

“This article is striking. The amount of money involved and the newness of this activity are a strong signal that more needs to be done to prevent New Zealand trusts and companies from laundering foreign assets acquired under suspicious circumstances. We are left wondering just how much corrupt wealth is sheltered through New Zealand,” says Suzanne Snively, Chair of Transparency International New Zealand.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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