The Government has released the first two documents of the Defence Policy Review and New Zealand’s first National Security Strategy.
National Security and Intelligence
The Government has received the first independent review of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017, Prime Minister Chris Hipkins says.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced the appointments of Graeme Speden as the Deputy Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, and Ben Bateman as a member of the Inspector-General’s Advisory Panel.
The lifting of final suppression orders relating to the Auckland terrorist shows Immigration New Zealand had been attempting for years to deport him and also sought to detain him while deportation was considered in order to keep him out of the community.