Top world spooks meet in NZ

NZ Herald | 21 April 2017 The highly secretive meeting being held in Queenstown this weekend is a gathering of intelligence and security agencies related to the Five Eyes spying network, the Herald understands. Among the people believed to be attending are Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)…

Food regulations under review

NZCPR | 18 Nov 2016 Imagine being an artisan cheese maker, so proud of your product and your whole organic farming operation that you agree to Country Calender featuring you on their show. One would think that should be a good news story – but not so for 74 year old Biddy Fraser-Davies of Cwmglyn…

New Zealand govt to give GCSB power to spy on citizens

RNZ | 15 Aug 2016 New spy laws considered by Cabinet Cabinet is considering new legislation for New Zealand’s spy agencies this morning, with a view to introducing the bill to Parliament this week. Above: the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB)’s spy base at Waihopai, near Blenheim.  A recent review recommended the Government Communications Security…