Articles tagged spy

Allegations of Chinese interference in New Zealand politics have reared their head again, with suggestions the country is a “soft underbelly” for interference efforts. But one Kiwi expert suggests we need more evidence to back up the “hype” around the allegations.

Former spy minister Chris Finlayson has thrown government officials under the bus for a blunder which deprived Kiwi spooks of visual surveillance tools, saying they would have been to blame had a terrorist attack occurred.