24 Sep 2008

Low corruption ranking for NZ

6:03 am on 24 September 2008

New Zealand has maintained its rank as one of the least corrupt countries in the world.

It shares top spot with Denmark and Sweden on a list of 180 countries ranked by Transparency International's 2008 Corruption Perceptions Index.

The index draws on opinion surveys measuring perceived levels of public sector corruption.

According to the index, Somalia is the most corrupt country.