The 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index released on 23 January 2020 by Transparency International has New Zealand sitting first equal with Denmark with a score of 87 out of 100.
Compiled annually by Transparency International (a global anti-corruption organisation), the index ranks countries worldwide by perceived levels of public sector corruption.Find out More
Some analysis of New Zealand's CPI score and international ramifications
Top performing countries from 2012 through 2019
Low corruption equates to growth
The CPI and trade
The CPI and our trading partnersFind out More
Top scoring countries on the CPI are not immune to corruption. While the CPI shows these public sectors to be among the cleanest in the world, corruption still exists, particularly in cases of money laundering and other private sector corruption.
However, integrity at home does not always translate into integrity abroad, and multiple scandals in 2019 demonstrated that transnational corruption is often facilitated, enabled and perpetuated by seemingly clean countries.Find out More
This article contains a number of infographics that highlight the results and findings of the 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index internationally and as it relates to New Zealand.Find out More
<strong>On Tuesday 6 October approximately 200 people gathered at Victoria University of Wellington to hear 2020 election candidates discuss business and political integrity.</strong>Find out More