Media Releases

OECD Progress Report 2014

23 October 2014

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Corruption Report 2014 finds some positive developments for New Zealand, but more still to be done

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Open Letter to the Prime Minister

24 September 2014

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An open letter to the Prime Minister… in which Transparency International New Zealand asks the Prime Minister to ensure integrity underpins all work he leads “in the best interests of all New Zealanders”

John Key Prime Minister New Zealand

29 September 2014

Dear Prime Minister,

Congratulations on your re-election and for your commitment to making our country a better place to live with a brighter future for New Zealand and New Zealanders.

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Media Release Civil Society challenges G20

22 June 2014

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At conclusion of the C20 conference in Melbourne they called on the G20 to tackle endemic corruption, confront the challenges of climate change and address the social and economic time bomb represented by the world’s unemployed youth.

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NZ Rugby Union Makes Strong Stand Against Corruption in Sport

2 April 2014

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New Zealand Rugby announced yesterday it was prohibiting everyone involved in professional, semi-professional, or any Rugby where players are paid, from betting on all forms of rugby anywhere in the world.

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Integrity Plus Release Media Release

9 December 2013

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New Zealand’s reputation for integrity needs active protection

Wellington, 9 December 2013 – A landmark report released today on International Anti-Corruption Day, by Transparency International New Zealand has revealed that serious and urgent action is needed to protect and extend integrity in this country.

Transparency International New Zealand Chair Suzanne Snively said, “Recent incidents and investigations of corruption, and increasing public concern, provide a compelling case for a more pro-active approach to these issues.

“Transparency International New Zealand has completed an independent and in-depth assessment of the quality of transparency and accountability in the public and private sectors, and the integrity of New Zealand’s overall governance systems.

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NZ Tops 2013 CPI

1 December 2013

On 3 December 2013, The Transparency International Secretariat in Berlin released its annual Global Corruption Perceptions Index. The Index, which ranks the public sector of 177 countries across the world, has consistently shown New Zealand as a country with a strong reputation for clean government. For 2013 Denmark and New Zealand tie for first place in the index due to perceptions that their public sectors have the lowest levels of corruption.

While welcoming this recognition for New Zealand, the local chapter of Transparency International is promising that its soon to be released assessment of New Zealand’s integrity, Integrity Plus New Zealand 2013 National Integrity System Assessment, will provide a much more detailed report on the country’s vulnerability to corruption.

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National Integrity System Assessment New Zealand 2013 Media Release

17 November 2013

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In 2012 and 2013 Transparency International New Zealand undertook New Zealand’s second National Integrity System Assessment. This study was designed to be more comprehensive, more consultative and more effective than its first NIS published 10 years ago. It has proceeded from a strict assessment into an active implementation phase.

This project is a substantial commitment on the part of TINZ and its partners to create a definitive roadmap for a corruption intolerant New Zealand.

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National Integrity System Assessment To Be Released TINZ Mr

17 November 2013

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Transparency International to report on New Zealand’s integrity systems

Wellington New Zealand

6:00 p.m., 19 November, 2013

Transparency International Annual General Meeting

Suzanne Snively Chair of Transparency International New Zealand said today that while New Zealand’s national integrity systems remain fundamentally strong, a new report to be released later this month finds there are increasing challenges.

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