29 May 2019

Government Budget leak - political analysis

From Morning Report, 7:21 am on 29 May 2019

New Zealand Treasury chief executive Gabriel Makhlouf has told Morning Report that Budget information taken from Treasury's website came under attack 2000 times over 48 hours.

Treasury has called in the police to investigate what they are calling a deliberate and systematic hack of the Budget documents on its website.

It comes after National revealed what it says are details from the government's Wellbeing Budget.

RNZ approached Simon Bridges for an interview, but he declined.

RNZ political editor Jane Patterson joins Corin Dann with the details.