No election interference found, but foreign political donors concern spies

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 10 Apr 2019

By Pattrick Smellie April 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's principal intelligence agencies have told members of Parliament they saw nothing in the lead-up to the 2017 election that required activating a protocol to respond to threats to the general election. However, the Security Intelligence Service head Rebecca Kitteridge said the agency had "seen activities by state actors that concern us" in the context of political donations. She stopped short of naming any particular country in the public part of this morning's hearing of the ju...

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