Police pursuits have a track record that makes them more dangerous than the original risk. Armed police units belong in the same category. The more insidious examples have to do with terrorism.
The scenario of Treasury being victimised by demon hackers was still being allowed to be peddled in public, even after Treasury was told no such hack had occurred.
In the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings, there is now a strong political appetite for some sort of regulatory action.
So there is to be a Royal Commission inquiry into the mosque attacks… at least this will be somewhat at arms length from the government whose agencies will be under scrutiny.
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…
Tillerson’s sober re-assurances to PM Bill English that the US remains committed to global and regional engagement count for very little.
So Martin Matthews, our current Auditor-General wishes he could have detected “earlier” the fraud that occurred on his watch at the Ministry of Transport.
Once again, news packages from the US and UK underlined the difference in the treatment of the Pulse night club killings and the murder of Jo Cox.
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