Code of Ethics

Our Code of Ethics sets out the ethical and behavioural standards expected of NZ Bus directors, officers and employees.

  • Conflicts of Interest
  • We have an obligation to ensure that our individual interests do not interfere, or appear to interfere, with NZ Bus's interests.

    We will not have any undisclosed and unapproved business relationships, including with suppliers, customers, shareholders or competitors that might impair, or could be perceived to impair, the independence of any judgment that we may make on behalf of NZ Bus.

    We will not accept any bribe, gratuity or other inducements in the course of our business dealings on behalf of NZ Bus.

  • Fair Dealing
  • We will deal honestly and fairly in all our dealings with NZ Bus' shareholders, professional advisors, and other stakeholders.

    We will treat all colleagues with respect and dignity.

  • Use of Company Assets and Property
  • We will use our best endeavours to protect NZ Bus' assets and property from loss, damage, misuse, waste and theft.

    We will only use NZ Bus assets and property in our control and care for the legitimate business purpose of NZ Bus, and will not use that property for any other purpose, including for personal gain.

  • Use of Company Information
  • We will use NZ Bus corporate information gained during our relationship with NZ Bus only in the best interests of NZ Bus and not for personal gain.

  • Compliance with All Laws, Regulations and Rules
  • We will, at all times, act honestly and in good faith, and comply with all applicable laws including, legislation, regulations, local authority by-laws and Rules (including the NZX Listing Rules) and codes of practice in New Zealand.

  • Compliance with Corporate Policies
  • We will at all times behave and conduct ourselves in a manner that is consistent with the values set out in this Code of Ethics, and will comply with all Corporate Policies adopted from time to time.

  • Whistle Blowing
  • Any NZ Bus employee (including contractor) who becomes aware of a breach of the Code of Ethics has a responsibility to report it through either line management or confidentially to the Chief Risk Officer.