Submissions

Submissions schedule

30 January 2019

TINZ encourages you to exercise your democratic responsibilities by responding to invitations from government agencies, with your opinions on future direction-setting and legislation. 

The following two centralised websites known to TINZ, invite and facilitate public submissions on a variety of legislation, policies, levies, plans and projects currently being processed, together with recently closed submissions:

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Reserve Bank Act Phase 2 – TINZ Submission

30 January 2019

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Transparency International New Zealand’s submission as part of Phase 2 of the review of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989: Safeguarding the future of our financial system: the role of the Reserve Bank and how it should be governed.

In preparing this submission TINZ has consulted with its Board and selected Members with Delegated Authority (MDA) who have specific experience in this topic. Leading contributors are Sarah Mead, Member with delegated authority for environmental matters; and Julie Haggie, Chief Executive Officer.

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Third OGP Plan readied for publication

14 December 2018

David Dunsheath

TINZ Member with Delegated Authority for Open Government

Transparency Times Newsletter Co-editor

3rd National Action Plan (2018-2020)

New Zealand’s third Open Government Partnership National Action Plan (OGP-NAP3) 2018-2020 was recently issued to the OGP International Secretariat for publication.

It contains twelve Commitments within three OGP Values.

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Protected Disclosures Act review 2018

14 December 2018

Julie Haggie
Chief Executive Officer TINZ

The State Services Commission (SSC) is conducting a review of the Protected Disclosures Act 2000.  It has sought public feedback on five options for change to encourage all New Zealanders to share their views on the benefits and risks of different proposals.

The consultation closes on 16 December.

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Submissions schedule

14 December 2018

TINZ encourages you to exercise your democratic responsibilities by responding to invitations from government agencies, with your opinions on future direction-setting and legislation. 

The following two centralised websites known to TINZ, invite and facilitate public submissions on a variety of legislation, policies, levies, plans and projects currently being processed, together with recently closed submissions:

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Submission regarding OGP-NAP2 Plan 2016-2018 End-term self-assessment

13 December 2018

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TINZ Submission in response to the draft ‘Open Government Partnership New Zealand National Action Plan 2016-2018 (OGP-NAP2) End-term self-assessment’ report (Draft October 2018).

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Protected Disclosure Act 2000 Review 2018 TINZ Submission

10 December 2018

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Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ)’s submission to the Protected Disclosure Act 2000 Review 2018 It includes input and oversight by experts in the field, including Professor Michael Macaulay whose team recently released “Whistling while they Work 2” research, Debbie Gee who researched the Ministry of Transport case, as well as Suzanne Snively and Brendon Wilson.

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Submissions Schedule

10 November 2018

TINZ encourages you to exercise your democratic responsibilities by responding to invitations from government agencies, with your opinions on future direction-setting and legislation.

Submissions currently being sought

The following invitations of relevance to TINZ, are currently open for public comment by their stated deadline. While TINZ intends to respond to these as an organisation, we encourage everyone to become involved directly as important opportunities to exercise your democratic responsibilities.

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State Sector Act reform: having our say

6 November 2018

Julie Haggie

TINZ Chief Executive Officer

Time for change

The State Services Commission has run a short consultation on proposed changes to the 30-year old State Sector Act. This Act is based on a model of single department delivery from one Chief Executive to a single Minister, with strong lines of vertical accountability.

The government is seeking more collective,

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NECA Review – Civics Submission

19 October 2018

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Transparency International New Zealand’s Submission to the NECA review of the National Education Conversation. Encourages that literacy is a broad requirement and recommending civics education as a key component.

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