Media Releases

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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Open Government Partnership second National Action Plan media release

21 October 2016

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This plan is a solid roadmap to achieving more openness in government. This NAP delivers a strong positive message on the importance of transparency and the need for new initiatives.

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Shewan Inquiry Submission Media Release

21 May 2016

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TINZ has provided its submission to the Shewan Inquiry calling on the government to widen the terms of reference to protect New Zealand’s reputation and future proof our laws following the release of the “Panama papers”.

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