21 Mar 2019

Little defends spy agencies' white supremacist surveillance

From Morning Report, 6:42 am on 21 March 2019

The Minister responsible for the SIS and the GCSB says it became clear last year that New Zealand was not immune to white supremacist ideology. In 10 years worth of public spy documents the threat of right-wing extremists was never mentioned. But Andrew Little told political editor Jane Patterson work began mid-last year prompted by a rise in extremism overseas.