Media Releases

World first independent assessment of the integrity of the NZ financial system

5 June 2019

On 5 June financial sector leaders from around New Zealand gathered in Auckland to launch Transparency International New Zealand’s world leading method for measuring the robustness of New Zealand’s financial systems.

Called the Financial Integrity Systems Assessment (FISA), this approach is the first ever review of a country’s financial systems.

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Business and parliament need to step up to stronger integrity systems says TINZ roadmap

22 May 2019

New Zealand has again been ranked as having one of the least corrupt public sectors and judiciaries in the World.

The Corruption Perceptions Index (TI-CPI) released on 29 January by Berlin based Transparency International has New Zealand dropping its score to come second after Denmark, whose overall score stayed the same.

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Standing with the Muslim Community

16 March 2019

Transparency International New Zealand stands beside the Muslim communities of New Zealand, and we uphold the values of kindness, tolerance and aroha.

We extend our condolences and prayers to New Zealand’s Muslim communities and particularly the families affected by the horror in Christchurch.

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New Zealand has one of the least corrupt public sectors in the world

29 January 2019

New Zealand has again been ranked as having one of the least corrupt public sectors and judiciaries in the World.

The Corruption Perceptions Index (TI-CPI) released on 29 January by Berlin based Transparency International has New Zealand dropping its score to come second after Denmark, whose overall score stayed the same.

Since the inception of the TI-CPI in 1995, New Zealand has vied for first place with the Scandinavian countries. For the 2017 TI-CPI, Denmark came second to New Zealand.

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Corruption Perceptions Index 2018 Media Release

24 January 2019

New Zealand’s public sector was ranked the least corrupt in the world, according to Transparency International’s 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).

The Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) 2018 CPI Media Release will be here when the CPI is released at 6:01 p.m. 29 January 2019.

Compiled annually by Berlin-based Transparency International, the CPI ranks countries worldwide by perceived levels of public sector corruption.

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Ministerial diary publication strengthens transparency

11 December 2018

Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) is encouraged by the public release of ministerial diaries. We applaud actions, such as the release of official information to the public, that lead to a stronger New Zealand integrity system.

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New Zealand needs increased efforts to fight foreign bribery

27 September 2018

Just released report shows that New Zealand has made little progress since its 2015 ranking of “limited enforcement.”

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TINZ and UNA NZ sign affiliation agreement

27 July 2018

The United Nations Association of New Zealand (UNA NZ) and Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) and have made an agreement to fully affiliate and co-operate with each other.

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Parliamentarian diary publication strengthens transparency

24 July 2018

Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) is encouraged by the public release of parliamentarian diaries. Today Green party ministers released meeting logs for their official activities within the last three months. This is an important step in strengthening the transparency of New Zealand’s political process.

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Julie Haggie appointed CEO of Transparency International New Zealand

19 July 2018

Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) has appointed Julie Haggie to become its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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