Media Releases

Pr Tinz Call For Budget Transparency Feb 2009

1 January 2009

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Transparency International (NZ) calls for action in two important areas to improve budget transparency Transparency International (NZ) calls for action in two important areas to improve budget transparency 19 February 2009

While NZ scores highly on budget transparency in an 85-country international study, there are two areas where we fail to meet basic international standards, and the Board of TINZ urges early action to remedy these deficiencies.

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Pr Tis June 2008 Foreign Bribery

28 June 2008

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Mixed messages on fighting foreign bribery, says Transparency International report Berlin, 24 June 2008

Less than half of OECD governments enforce foreign bribery prohibition.

More than ten years after adoption of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, there is a dangerous stalemate on enforcement, according to a new report released today by Transparency International (TI).

The 2008 Progress Report on Enforcement of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions found that enforcement was stepped up in only two member states over 2007,

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Media Release Parliamentary Committee Testimony

8 November 2007

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New Zealand has a special place in the Pacific, says Transparency International NZ.

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Electorial Finance Press Release

19 September 2007

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Let an Independent Umpire Set the Rules on Electoral Finance, says Anti-Corruption Watchdog 19 September 2007

“Transparency International New Zealand considers that New Zealand must establish an independent commission to set the rules for election spending,” said the New Zealand Chairman of TI today to the Parliamentary committee looking at the Electoral Finance Bill.


“It is obvious that the financing of elections is central to the functioning of an effective democratic system.

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Pr New Zealand Has A Special Place In Pacific

11 September 2007

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The countries in the Pacific are undergoing a rapid social, economic and political transformation, and New Zealand needs to apply all its political wisdom that comes from its history

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