Governance Articles

Responsible Management Education to achieve Agenda 2030

9 August 2019

David Dunsheath

David Dunsheath

TINZ Member with Delegated Authority for Open Government

Transparency Times Newsletter Co-editor

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Hi John,

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Ethical leadership in a changing world

8 August 2019

Ethical Leadership in a Changing World is a massive open online course (MOOC) which launched on the edx online platform, at the beginning of July this year.

At the mid-way point of the course, there were over 2000 learners from 130 countries enrolled.

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Innocence lost: ANZ New Zealand demonstrates poor tone at the top

5 July 2019

New revelations about the conduct of ANZ New Zealand Bank’s CEO, David Hisco, have emerged almost daily since the end of May.

While its Australian parent bank was caught out for inappropriate conduct by last year’s Hayne Review, it looked like ANZ New Zealand might be different.

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Ethical leadership online course – Registrations Open

28 June 2019

Ethical Leadership in a Changing World

The Brian Picot Chair in Ethical Leadership offers you a Massive Open Online Course on Ethical Leadership in Organisations.

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Governance requires proactive stewardship

14 March 2019

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

‘Me Three … are we conspiring to be silent?

Enough, it is time.  Time to be bold, stand up, speak up and lead by example.

New Zealand recently dropped from 1st equal to number 2 on the Corruption Perception Index. 

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Reserve Bank Act Phase 2 – TINZ Submission

30 January 2019


Transparency International New Zealand’s submission as part of Phase 2 of the review of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989: Safeguarding the future of our financial system: the role of the Reserve Bank and how it should be governed.

In preparing this submission TINZ has consulted with its Board and selected Members with Delegated Authority (MDA) who have specific experience in this topic. Leading contributors are Sarah Mead, Member with delegated authority for environmental matters; and Julie Haggie, Chief Executive Officer.

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Time for governance boards to step up

14 December 2018

Bernie McKendrey
Deputy Chair
The Institute of Internal Auditors New Zealand

“Governance Board steps in to address cultural and ethical issues negatively affecting performance… They are concerned over the organisation’s reputation and performance”.

Did you see this recent headline?  Me neither…

Unfortunately, we are bereft of good examples where a governance body has acted proactively and stepped up. 

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A New Zealand failure of governance – facing the reality

14 December 2018

Tod Cooper

Tod Cooper
Member with delegated authority for
Procurement/ Online Training/ Whistleblowing

by Tod Cooper

TINZ Director

Writing for Employers and Manufacturers Association

BusinessPlus Magazine


Peter Thomas, the NZ Managing Director of scandal-ridden print giant Fuji Xerox spoke at a recent Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply event in Wellington.

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Long term outcomes vs short term goals

10 November 2018

by Lyn McMorran
Lyn thanked Adrian Orr for his presentation

The members of TINZ were very lucky to have the Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), Adrian Orr, speak to them about what transparency means to him and how to achieve it, at their AGM held in Wellington on Monday 29 October.

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Is our Governance up to scratch or have we become complacent?

7 September 2018

Bernie McKendrey
Deputy Chair
The Institute of Internal Auditors New Zealand

It’s time for us all to look in the mirror and ask ourselves some tough questions.

As a country we place a lot of trust and confidence in the governing bodies of our financial institutions and social service organisations. We want to trust that they ensure that everything runs as it should,

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