11 Mar 2016

Focus on Politics for 11 March 2016

From Focus on Politics, 6:38 pm on 11 March 2016

A review of New Zealand's intelligence agencies has found the laws governing the SIS and the GCSB are clunky, inconsistent and preventing those agencies from properly carrying out their jobs. It recommends a single piece of legislation to govern both agencies, but alongside that is a recommendation to allow the GCSB to spy on New Zealanders, which it is explicitly forbidden to do under its current legislation. Here's our political editor, Jane Patterson.