Anti-Corruption Articles

Leaders Integrity Forum considers corruption risks

3 May 2018

March 2018 will be remembered for decades to come in the annals of Australian cricket history – and all for the wrong reasons.  The ball-tampering scandal by some of Australia’s top cricketers have highlighted the vulnerability of sport to corrupt influences and shown once again how reputations built and maintained over a long time can come tumbling down in moments.

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No Impunity!

3 May 2018

by David Dunsheath

Transparency Times Newsletter Co-editor

NewsletterCo-editor
Member with Delegated Authority for Open Government Partnership, Parliamentarian Network and SGDs


Frank Vogl
Member of TI Advisory Council
and Adjunct Professor Georgetown University

The global fight against corruption is a huge challenge given that more than half of the 176 countries ranked on Transparency International’s (TI’s) Corruption Perceptions Index are assessed to have endemically corrupt public administrations.

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More dirty laundering in New Zealand

20 April 2018

David Dunsheath

by David Dunsheath

Transparency Times Newsletter Co-editor

Investigative journalist members of the ‘Daphne Project’ have recently linked an Auckland wealth management company, Denton Morrell, with an international money laundering controversy. (See Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) media release on 20 April 2018)

New Zealand manipulations

As reported by RadioNZ,

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Storm in a coffee cup or significant scandal?

4 April 2018

Bryce Edwards

Member with delegated authority on

Political party integrity, Media

From some angles, it seems like a comparatively trivial and pedantic controversy, but New Zealand’s reputation for integrity in the political system is just too important to be tarnished in the way that the Radio New Zealand (RNZ) meeting with Minister of Broadcasting scandal is doing.

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Anne Gilbert

Pivotal Anti-corruption Role for Public Sector Leaders

12 March 2018

Anne Gilbert

Anne Gilbert

TINZ Project Manager
Public Sector

The first public sector Leaders Integrity Forum for 2018 focused on how our public servants can support the government in its commitment to combat and prevent corruption in New Zealand. Forum chair, Greg Schollum, Deputy Auditor General, introduced the first speaker, Andrew Bridgman, Chief Executive and Secretary for Justice.

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International Anti-Corruption Day 9 December annually

20 December 2017

Suzanne Snively

International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD) is a good day for New Zealanders’ to reflect on how fortunate we are to live in a country with low levels of corruption.

The Transparency International New Zealand TINZ media release commemorating this day noted:

“This is a good day to remind your local MP to enjoin Parliament to become the global leader of countries working together to stop illicit financial flows,

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Leaders Integrity Forums introductory overview

7 November 2017

Anne Gilbert

TINZ Project Manager
Public Sector

Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) works in partnership with the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) to host a series of Leaders Integrity Forums for public sector leaders on themes pertaining to transparency, integrity and anti-corruption prevention.

Here, the public sector leaders come together to discuss issues of common interest,

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anti-corruption groups vigil for Daphne Caruana Galizia

Global shockwaves from bombing of Maltese journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia

7 November 2017

David Dunsheath

Newsletter Co-Editor

It is with huge dismay that we learn of this tragic event.

On 16 October, Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, wrote her last post on her  ‘Running Commentary’ news blog.

Less than an hour later, she was murdered in a car bomb attack.

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The New Zealand Government’s pledges tracked from 2016 Global Anti-Corruption Summit

1 October 2017

David Dunsheath

David Dunsheath

TINZ Board Member

Delegated authority for Parliamentary Relations

Co-Editor Newsletter

In May 2016, 43 countries and six international organisations were convened at the Global Anti-Corruption Summit in London (ACS). The Summit encouraged the pursuit of ambitious individual action plans by asking countries to make specific commitments or pledges.

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London Summit 2016 NZ Statement Commitments Progress

31 July 2016

New Zealand Country Statement Anti Corruption Summit London 2016

Please find attached the table of commitments from the Anti-Corruption Summit in London with progress updated

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