TINZ Governance Articles

TINZ Director positions – seeking interest

6 July 2020

TINZ is seeaking experienced Directors to fill vacancies that will arise at this year’s AGM when at least one of its Directors will be moving on.

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Member profile: David McNeill

12 December 2019

“Corruption reduces the resources available to share amongst us all, while allowing the corrupt to vacuum them up. It negatively impacts our shared environment. We can safeguard against corruption in New Zealand through our attitude and our national culture of taking pride in doing the right thing.”

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TINZ Annual General Meeting 2019

30 October 2019

Her Excellency, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor-General, was the keynote speaker at this year’s Annual General Meeting of Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ), on Monday 4 November. 

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Director Profile: Henry Lynch

30 September 2019

Henry Lynch

Henry Lynch is an experienced CEO, Director and a specialist in assisting business to set up professional advisory Boards. He has been actively involved in the development of the Financial Integrity System Assessment (FISA) currently being launched. 

He was elected as a Director of Transparency International New Zealand in May 2018. 

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TINZ AGM: 4 November 2019

24 September 2019

Her Excellency, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor General, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Annual General Meeting of Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ), on Monday 4 November. 

If not already a TINZ member then this is a great time to join, for your attendance at this event.  

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Murray Petrie awarded Life Membership of TINZ

3 June 2019

Murray Petrie was acknowledged as a life member of Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) at the recent launch of its Building accountability National Integrity System (NIS) assessment 2018 update.

Murray joined TINZ in 1998 having discovered Transparency International (TI), plus Jeremy Pope’s TI Source Book: Confronting Corruption: The elements of a national integrity system.

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TINZ Values revisited

3 June 2019

Recently Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ)’s Board of Directors and key staff attended a series of strategy sessions. One of the primary outputs was an updated set of TINZ Values.

Facilitated discussion was wide ranging with respect to the TINZ culture and intentions. The need to operate with the same or better ethical standards as we expect of other organisations was stressed.

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TINZ Values

5 April 2019

Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) strives to engage all New Zealanders in strengthening the integrity systems of our communities, civil society, public and business sector.

TINZ’s values – Integrity, Courage, Transparency and Respect – play a central role in cementing this engagement.‎ 

A key factor is that these values are clearly defined. With this clarity, the relationship between the activities of different organisations can be leveraged for a higher level of engagement,

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Member Profile Professor John Hopkins

10 November 2018

Professor John Hopkins

TINZ Director – Responsible for Governance

John Hopkins was appointed to take over the directorship vacated by Conway Powell, with a term extending until the 2020 Annual General Meeting.

Dr. John Hopkins is a Professor of Public Law at the University of Canterbury with a long record of working in the fields of public integrity and the Rule of Law.

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TINZ elects four new Directors

10 November 2018

Transparency International New Zealand elected four new directors at the October Annual General Meeting. They are Avon Adams, John Hall, Stephanie Hopkins and Ann Webster. All of them will serve a three year term from 2018 through to 2021.

Avon Adams

Avon Adams is a member of the Institute of Directors and a Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand.

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