The Chinese Government has created a propaganda super ministry - the United Front Works department.
But how much influence and reach does it have in New Zealand?
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In episode three, Guyon Espiner and John Daniell travel to the Far North to look at the opportunities presented by Chinese investments here and New Zealand business potential over there. How concerned do our exporters need to be about human rights in China or other trading partners?
We also dig into the massive United Front Works Department and talk to people in New Zealand about the influence CCP propaganda is having here in New Zealand.
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