Events Articles

Coming events

31 October 2019

Wednesday 13 – Thursday 14 November 2019, Auckland: NZ International Fraud Film Festival 2019, refer here  

Wednesday 20 November 2019, Wellington, 12:30-2:00 pm, Rutherford House Lecture Theatre 3 (RHLT3- Ground Floor), 23 Lambton Quay, Pipitea Campus: 
“Linear to Circular” – New Zealand’s opportunities and challenges in the 21st century – Enablers and barriers in transitioning from a linear,

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Brain Food Integrity Forums

29 October 2019

TINZ’s two ‘Brain Food Integrity’ seminars in October were well attended, informative and thought provoking.

Where in the World are we? discussed our geographic position in the world, how we have succeeded in using that to our advantage in trade, and the risk of international protectionist policies.

Hate Speech, Free Speech. While it is possible to clearly define hate speech, preventing it through the legal system has proven unworkable. Non-censorious government responses, civic education and sophisticated counter speech including ridicule, are effective antidotes to hate speech.

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Mayoral Forum: Leadership qualities revealed

30 September 2019

Claims of personal willingness and proven capabilities to deliver greater transparency and citizen participation if elected, went well beyond what the law requires. Such claims were made by six Wellington mayoral candidates during the Who deserves your vote? mayoral candidates’ meeting on 26 September.

The pressure for more openness, created by many years’ work by civil society groups, was evident.

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NZ International Fraud Film Festival: 13-14 November

24 September 2019

The third NZ International Fraud Film Festival 2019 is set to touch down in Auckland on 13 & 14 November.

This year’s programme explores the themes of Corruption, Technology and Dishonesty, including scams, corruption, tax evasion, and art forgery. It will expose the underbelly of fraud and its impact globally and locally. 

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Coming events

24 September 2019

Thursday 3 October 2019, 12:30-13:30 Wellington: TINZ Brain Food Integrity Public Forum: Where in the World are We? Presenters are: Vangelis Vitalis, Deputy Secretary Trade and Economic, MFAT, and Colin Keating, former Permanent Representative of NZ to the United Nations, Senior Research Fellow Columbia University,

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Brain Food Integrity Forums

24 September 2019

Our first public Integrity Forum provided a fascinating insight into the current activities of organised crime groups in New Zealand.  The systemic challenges around addressing fraud are being addressed by increasingly good coordination between key national agencies and with overseas anti-corruption and intelligence agencies. 

Registrations are open for two more public Integrity Forums in October.  

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Brain Food Integrity Forums

28 August 2019

TINZ is running three midday learning and discussion forums central to our mission of promoting integrity and transparency as antidotes to corruption.

  • Modern Gangsters in New Zealand – 12 September
  • Where in the World are We? – 3 October
  • Hate Speech or free Speech – 10 October

All 12:30pm – 1:30pm, Old Government Building Lecture Theatre 3, Wellington

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Coming events

15 August 2019

12 September 2019, 12:30-13:30 Wellington: TINZ Brain Food Integrity Public Forum: ‘Modern Gangsters in New Zealand‘.  Presenters are: Paul O’Neil, General Counsel, Serious Fraud Office New Zealand, and Detective Superintendent Greg Williams, National Manager Operations Organised Crime, NZ Police.  Register here.

26 September 2019, 12:30-13:30 Wellington: TINZ Local Body Election forum: Integrity in Our City

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Lessons for New Zealand – Whistleblowing report launch event

9 August 2019

“Lessons for New Zealand” a whistleblowing report will be released on 4 December. The report by Professor Michael Macaulay details New Zealand results from the ‘Whistling While They Work 2’ project.

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Open Government: Getting It Right

8 August 2019

An Open Government partnership event from the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies at Victoria University in Wellington will be held on 27 September 2019.

Keitha Booth, New Zealand’s IRM, will launch her latest report reviewing the design of New Zealand’s 2018-2020 Open Government Partnership National Action Plan.

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