Articles tagged SIS

As an Australian senator has resigned over his links to China, some in New Zealand are pointing to a newly released document as highlighting concerns about the country’s influence here. But there is debate over the significance of China’s efforts, as Sam Sachdeva reports.

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A National Party MP who studied at an elite Chinese spy school before moving to New Zealand has attracted the interest of our Security Intelligence Service.

Cheryl Gwyn has not been afraid to ask tough questions of New Zealand's spy agencies in her role as the country's intelligence watchdog. In Newsroom's ongoing "watchdog" series, she speaks to Sam Sachdeva about her past as a student activist, the value of Edward Snowden's leaks, and the dangers of Donald Trump.

In today's email we look at the latest poll results, ask whether the Accommodation Supplement increase will simply be captured by landlords, discover that our intelligence service has concerns about Trump, and dig into the Point England housing debate.

New Zealand’s spy watchdog has shared her concerns about the country’s intelligence relationship with the United States, saying Kiwi agencies must make sure they are not “somehow drawn into unlawful activity”.