Updates filtered by: GCSB
With confirmation that American spies are working in New Zealand, by a former head of the US National Security Agency last night, there is confirmation that they are based here, says New Zealand First.
Epsom Public Meeting
Sunday 24 August, 2pm
Alexandra Park, Cnr Greenlane West and Manukau Road, Greenlane, Auckland
“THE WORDS MEAN WHAT I SAY THEY MEAN”
Rt Hon Winston Peters has confirmed that he met Kim Dotcom three times in the last two years and has asked the Prime Minister to explain how he knew about the meetings.
Rt Hon Winston Peters says the Privileges Committee report on the Henry Inquiry again points the finger at Peter Dunne for leaking the Kitteridge report into the Government Communication Security Bureau.
The Government is all over the place with this legislation. Initially it was interested in collaboration on it and we in New Zealand First would have been willing to play a constructive part, and then the Government bought Peter Dunne’s vote.
Auckland Town Hall
Monday 19 August, 7pm
The issue we face is not whether we have security agencies or not. New Zealanders are realists. We live in an imperfect, often evil world.
New Zealand First has put forward amendments to the Government Communications Security Bureau legislation to create an independent panel to oversee the GCSB’s information gathering activities.
Every Government must ensure the safety and security of its people—that is basic. But a democratic Government must also ensure that the principles of democracy, the right to privacy and the freedom of speech, are also protected.
Speech: POLS 111 class,
Venue: Victoria University, Wellington
Monday 5 August 2013, 10am
“Why Politics Matters”
Good morning and thank you for the invitation to speak to your class.
Rt. Hon. Winston Peters is calling on the Prime Minister and David Henry to explain serious contradictions in both of their past statements on the GCSB leak inquiry.
Rt Hon Winston Peters says the Police decision on a complaint laid over the leak of sensitive material from the Government Communications Security Bureau was made before all the evidence was reviewed.