Media Releases

International Anti-Corruption Day 2017

7 December 2017

“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, to stem international money laundering and develop stronger policies to prevent domestic corruption,” says Suzanne Snively, Chair of Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ).

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Protect our whistleblowers

8 August 2017

Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) is calls for better whistleblower protection.

The recent fraud case at the Ministry of Transport highlights the ineffectiveness in existing whistleblowing practice. “Whistleblowers – and their protection – are important to preserving New Zealand’s reputation,” says TINZ Director, David McNeill.  “We expect this to be a poignant issue during the election season.”

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Auditor General resignation requires transparency

5 August 2017

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Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) calls on Parliament to release the report by Sir Maarten Wevers that lead to the resignation of Auditor-General Martin Matthews.

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TINZ applauds decline in foreign trusts Media Release

11 July 2017

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The sharp decline in registrations strongly suggests that there are number of foreign trusts involved in activities that couldn’t stand scrutiny.

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Transformation in the State Services Commission? Integrity finally gets a seat at the top table in the Public Sector

11 May 2017

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State Services Commission took a very positive step in addressing a key recommendation of TINZ’s Integrity Plus 2013 New Zealand National Integrity System Assessment by advertising a role for Deputy Commissioner, Integrity, Ethics and Standards.

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Public Sector Integrity Media Release

11 May 2017

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State Services Commission took a very positive step in addressing a key recommendation of TINZ’s Integrity Plus 2013 New Zealand National Integrity System Assessment by advertising a role for Deputy Commissioner, Integrity, Ethics and Standards.

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Defence Inquiry Media Release

2 April 2017

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Transparency needed to support the integrity of our Defence Force

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Corruption Perceptions Index 2016 TINZ media release

25 January 2017

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Transparency International

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Anti-corruption day 2016

17 December 2016

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Looking forward from Anti‐Corruption Day, New Zealand needs to ensure all public sector agencies’ and private sector integrity systems are world class with high levels of transparency, integrity and accountability.

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Saudi Sheep Transparency

3 November 2016

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TINZ Media release in response to he Auditor-General’s report on the Government’s Saudi Sheep Contract which provides the basis for a wider public debate about corruption and bribery.

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