Fraud Articles

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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Perception versus reality, it’s time to take a closer look…

26 February 2019

by Bernie McKendrey
Deputy Chair
The Institute of Internal Auditors New Zealand

Examples of Poor Control

The few recent public examples below would suggest that we do indeed need to sharpen up our governance and control environment.

2018 New Zealand Transport Authority Fraud 2018 Waikato District Health Board CEO Fraud 2016 Milford Asset Management Market manipulation 2016 Victoria University Fraud 2015 Immigration New Zealand Bribery & Read more…

Expired: NZ’s Second International Fraud Film Festival Recap

12 February 2018

Lisa Traill

TINZ Director

Watching stories unfold about fraud, never felt so good!

TINZ has had the honour of partnering once again with the 2018 NZ International Fraud Film Festival (FFF) earlier this month to present a deeply engaging range of documentaries and films themed around corruption, technology and dishonesty. The festival attracted a very appreciative audience of risk and fraud specialists from around New Zealand as it played over two days at the ASB Waterfront Theatre in Auckland.

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New Zealand’s 2nd International Fraud Film Festival

10 October 2017

2 & 3 March 2018 at
the ASB Waterfront Theatre
138 Halsey St, Auckland

Following an outstanding inaugural event in 2016, New Zealand’s second Fraud Film Festival will bring the issue of fraud, and other forms of financial crimes, alive through the medium of film. The festival spans 2 full days of inspiring documentaries to stimulate debate and awareness,

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How internal audit can and should help prevent fraud

2 July 2017

Sylvester Shamy

by Sylvester Shamy

Chairman of the Institute of Internal Auditors New Zealand
and 2016 New Zealand Internal Auditor of the Year

In a typical organisation, recruitment, procurement, contract management and financial processes and controls are usually compartmentalised and managed by Human Resource, Procurement, the business and Finance respectively. It is unsurprising, then, that fraudsters often exploit weaknesses inherent in reliance,

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New Zealand’s Fraud Film Festival well received

18 December 2016

Last month, Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ), together with ten private and public sector co-sponsors, launched the first Fraud Film Festival in Auckland. It coincided with November’s International Fraud Awareness Week. The event follows the success of the Dutch festival, which is now in its third year.

Judith Collins, then Minister of Corrections, Police and the SFO, opened the event emphasising the importance of such a unique event in New Zealand.

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New Zealand’s latest film festival brings fraud to the big screen

12 October 2016

New Zealand’s first International Fraud Film Festival

“Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world” Jean-Luc Godard

New Zealand’s latest film festival is designed to bring the issue of fraud, and other forms of financial crimes, alive through the medium of film. It opens on Friday to an invited audience. Saturday is open to the public to join in the debate after each film about how to counter fraud.

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High Trust Provides Global Opportunities for New Zealand

2 November 2011


Suzanne Snively, Director Transparency International New Zealand presentation

Wellington, Rutherford House 8 November 2011 and Auckland, Owen Glen Business School 9 November 2011

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Fraud Awareness Survey

2 November 2011

In November 2011 The Office of the Auditor-General released the results of a survey on fraud awareness, prevention, and detection in New Zealand’s public sector.

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SFO Presentation

1 January 2010


Presentation by Adam Feeley, Director of the Serious Fraud Office to the Transparency International New Zealand 2010 Annual General Meeting

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