Nicky Hager, in London, has helped the Sunday Star Times obtain some of the 1500 Cablegate documents that refer specifically to New Zealand. Their contents are largely unsurprising -- but shouldn't we have known that our collaboration with US intelligence agencies was "fully restored" in August 2009? Why did both governments consciously keep the news quiet?
Bear in mind: Simon Lyall has already noted that:
08WELLINGTON356 explicitly names the “Deputy Director of New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS)” which is illegal as explained by the Ministry of Justice site.
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