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MEDIA RELEASE

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Transparency International New Zealand
24 January 2019
Patron, Lyn Provost

Corruption Perceptions Index 2018 Media Release

The Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) 2018 CPI Media Release will be here when the CPI is released at 6:01 p.m. 29 January 2019.

 


Background information for journalists

  1. Media Contacts
    Julie Haggie
    Chief Executive Officer
    Transparency International New Zealand
    02 74 989 126
    Julie.haggie@tinz.org.nz

  2. Transparency International

    Transparency International is a global civil society coalition leading the fight against corruption. It compiles a number of measures of different aspects of corruption including the Corruption Perceptions Index, the Global Corruption Barometer, and the Bribe Payers Index. Information on Transparency International can be found at www.transparency.org.

  3. About TINZ

    Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) is the local chapter of the global organisation – http://www.transparency.org.nz/. TINZ works to actively promote the highest levels of transparency, accountability, integrity and public participation in government and civil society in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

    Transparency International New Zealand provides a free Anti-Corruption Training Tool (transparency.org.nz/Anti-Corruption-Training) designed by leading experts in the field, and enables organisations to provide training for their personnel. This was developed in partnership with the Serious Fraud Office and BusinessNZ

    Transparency International New Zealand published the Integrity Plus 2013 New Zealand National Integrity System Assessment and is actively engaged in activities leading to the implementation of its recommendations.  A second edition is due out this year.

  4. This media release is available as a .pdf file here.

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