Transparency International Flags Warning Over NZ’s #DirtyPolitics Debacle, Corruption Taints NZ Reputation

Transparency report highlights our dirty politics “A new report by Transparency International has called for “serious and urgent action” to protect government integrity and highlights the dirty politics played by National, Labour’s State Services spokesperson Maryan Street says. “This latest report highlighted concerns about appointments to boards and high level public sector positions, a decline…

Migrant Tales – Goodbye New Zealand

Continuing in our series of Migrant Tales, first hand accounts of the migrant experience of New Zealand. Today’s tale was sent in by an anonymous American migrant – a highly skilled and sought after professional, the very sort of migrant that New Zealand is eager to attract and retain. This migrant is eager too –…

Four Percent Of New Zealanders Admit To Paying A Bribe

Below is a recent press release from Transparency International, further evidence that NZ is rapidly losing the perception that it is a country that is free from corruption. The NZ Parliament and the private sector are viewed by Kiwis as the most corrupt institutions in New Zealand, with 4% of New Zealanders admitting to paying…