The combined defence sector in New Zealand is ranked the most transparent and least corrupt in the world in the just released Government Defence Integrity Index (GDI).Find out More
The 2021 Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) Annual Report was provided to members at the Annual General Meeting on 18 November. TINZ is very proud of its year of progress as reflected in this report. The mahi was achieved through a combination of expert volunteer inputs, paid staff and good governance. Find out More
The Pandora papers data leak brings renewed scrutiny to New Zealand’s role in the offshore industry exposed by an earlier leak, the Panama papers in 2016. Changes to the trust regime in 2017 appear to have reduced the use of New Zealand based offshore trusts for corrupt uses. The Financial Action Task Force and TINZ are calling for still more transparency.
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Public registers of beneficial ownership were unthinkable a decade ago, but impact to date makes a strong case for global adoption. Transparency International shows real evidence of how these registers advance anti-corruption.Find out More
TI Australia calls for beneficial ownership disclosure and strengthened AML/CTF legislation in order to prevent Australia continuing as a major destination of the world’s dirty money.Find out More
With two of our biggest banks found to be lacking, the time is now for the FISA Online Self-Assessment to be rolled out. It is time to deepen the national discussion of what financial integrity means to all New Zealanders.Find out More
The Aarhus Convention is a new kind of environmental agreement to which New Zealand needs to accede. It emphasizes public access and participation in environmental decision making.Find out More
Transparency International New Zealand’s Board agreed to the organization's 2021-2023 Strategy at its September meeting. This followed several months of thought and focussed discussion and will provide direction for TINZ engagement over the next three years. Find out More
We are part of a global movement leading the fight against corruption in over 100 countries. Together we aspire to a unified vision: a world free of corruption. TINZ offers individual, small business and corporate memberships. Find out More
After years of powerful resistance, the Financial Action Task Force members are now finally open to suggestions on ways to revise the global standard on beneficial ownership transparency. Here are 5 key fixes from Transparency International.
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In June 2021 the top public sector auditors from across the Pacific met together for the annual Congress of the Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI). This year’s congress was held online, enabling streamed attendance from Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) across the Pacific and around the world.Find out More
The 2021 Aotearoa New Zealand SDG Virtual Summit and release of the Auditor General’s report on New Zealand’s SDG preparedness put the SDGs in the spotlight. Urgent action is needed on our SDG Commitment..Find out More