Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 


Review of the agencies in the core NZ Intelligence Community

[Full Unclassified Summary: PIFReviewNZICJul14.pdf]

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT FRAMEWORK

Review of the agencies in the core New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC)

Unclassified Summary

July 2014

Background

This Performance Improvement Framework Review (PIF Review) of the agencies in the core New Zealand Intelligence Community (NZIC) was undertaken in late 2013. It was a standard PIF Review but the first combined PIF Review for a group of government agencies.

The agencies in NZIC are:

National Assessments Bureau (NAB) and Intelligence Coordination Group (ICG) of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC)

Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB)

New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS).

What made this PIF Review a little different is the nature of the agencies’ work, such that a degree of secrecy is required in order for the three agencies to undertake that work. This extends to knowledge of the capabilities of the New Zealand Government on security and intelligence issues. In order to be useful the NZIC PIF Review Report contains detailed findings. As a result, the PIF Review Report is classified TOP SECRET//NZEO (New Zealand Eyes Only).

Nonetheless, the NZIC agencies and the central agencies commissioning this PIF Review are committed to transparency. They therefore commissioned this summary of the key findings and main themes of the PIF Review to provide a reflection of the operating context and performance challenge for NZIC within the constraints permitted by the secret and confidential nature of its work.

[…]

[Full Unclassified Summary: PIFReviewNZICJul14.pdf]

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell:
On The National Leadership “Contest”

Key’s endorsement of English has turned this “contest” into a race for second place.

This succession was well planned. Lets not forget that English was told by Key in September of his intention to resign, and English was the only member of Cabinet entrusted with that information before it was sprung on everyone else on Monday morning. More>>

Latest: Judith Collins and Jonathan Coleman have withdrawn from the leadership race, leaving Bill English the only candidate to replace John Key as Prime Minister.

 

Education, Marketing, Taxes: Health Groups Call For Actions For Sugary Drinks

The New Zealand Dental Association is launching a new consensus statement on Sugary Drinks endorsed by key health organisations. The actions seek to reduce harm caused by sugary drinks consumption. More>>

ALSO:

More Departures? David Shearer Proposed For UN Peacekeeping Role

Mt Albert MP David Shearer is being proposed for a demanding and exciting role heading the United Nations peacekeeping force in South Sudan, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. More>>

ALSO:

Security Agencies' Reports: GCSB Wants To Give ISPs More Power To Block Threats

The Government Communications Security Bureau wants to give internet service providers more information and power to block cyber threats which are increasing, its director told the intelligence and security select committee yesterday.. More>>

ALSO:

Education: Charter Schools Misleading Pass Rates

Labour: NCEA results for charter schools have been massively overstated... In one case a school reported a 93.3 per cent pass rate when the facts show only 6.7 per cent of leavers achieved NCEA level two. More>>

ALSO:

Rebstock Report Resolution: SSC Apologises To Derek Leask And Nigel Fyfe

Following a complaint by Mr Leask, the Ombudsman found that the State Services Commission acted unreasonably in relation to Mr Leask and identified numerous deficiencies in the investigation process and in the publication of the final report and in the criticisms it contained of Mr Leask... More>>

ALSO:

International Rankings: Student Results 'Show More Resourcing Needed'

NZEI: New Zealand had only held relatively steady in international rankings in some areas because the average achievement for several other OECD countries had lowered the OECD average -- not because our student achievement has improved. More>>

ALSO:

Earlier:

Salvation Army Report: Beyond The Prison Gate Report

A new Salvation Army report says changes must be made to how prisoners re-enter society for New Zealanders to feel safe and secure in their homes and communities. More>>

ALSO:

Surprise Exit: Gordon Campbell On The Key Resignation

The resignation of John Key is one thing. The way that Key and his deputy Bill English have screwed the scrum on the leadership succession vote (due on December 12) is something else again. It remains to be seen whether the party caucus – ie, the ambitious likes of Steven Joyce, Judith Collins, Paula Bennett, and Amy Adams – will simply roll over... More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Politics
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news