22 Feb 2018

New Zealand least corrupt in the world

From The Panel, 4:08 pm on 22 February 2018
Corruption in the world. Yellow for the least corruption, darker red for most corruption.

Corruption in the world. Yellow for the least corruption, darker red for most corruption. Photo: https://www.transparency.org/news/feature/corruption_perceptions_index_2016

New Zealand has been ranked as the least corrupt country in the world. But is that really the case? The rating from Transparency International looks at the "perceived level of public sector corruption according to experts and businesspeople." Deloitte's forensic director Lorinda Kelly says perceptions differ from reality and corruption is most definitely occurring in New Zealand.

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