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Candidates’ Panel: Business and political integrity during COVID-19 recovery

12 October 2020

On Tuesday 6 October approximately 200 people gathered at Victoria University of Wellington to hear 2020 election candidates discuss business and political integrity.

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Candidates’ Panel: Business and political integrity during COVID-19 recovery

10 August 2020

Join Transparency International New Zealand, the Victoria University Brian Picot Chair of Ethical Leadership and 2020 Election Candidates from across Wellington on Tuesday 6 October (rescheduled from 25 August), as they share their insights and perspectives on business and political integrity during our recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

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Groupthink: Are we collectively ruining democracy?

7 July 2020

Polarisation of belief is on the increase, driving people towards more fixed or extreme views. What are the causes and how do we challenge this?

Our 29 July webinar is an opportunity to hear views on how groupthink is affecting our democratic society, and about positive alternatives.

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Doc Edge film festival

1 June 2020

The 2020 Doc Edge festival “Life Unscripted” is online in New Zealand from Friday 12 June until Sunday 5 July.

International documentaries explore themes including political integrity, public sector and private sector accountability, and the challenges of upholding truth in journalism.

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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

Julie Haggie

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

Julie Haggie

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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