The Royal Commission will consider whether the SIS placed the eventual victims under undue surveillance – while paying comparatively little attention to the threat posed by white nationalism.
Across New Zealand and the world , PM Jacinda Ardern has justifiably won praise for how she has responded to the Christchurch attacks. There have been a few areas where the performance of the government has been less than stellar.
Yesterday Jacinda Ardern announced an inquiry into the background to the mosque attacks and into the role played by the SIS, GCSB, Police, Customs, and Immigration.
The government has signalled that its response to the Christchurch mosque shootings will proceed on two main fronts…
No surprise to hear that Labour has few problems with the government’s proposed extension of the powers of the intelligence agencies