Oh the irony. Nothing sums up the current failure of NZ media better than this.
On the same day the NZ Herald profiles possible illegal Chinese break in and intimidation of an academic who highlighted Chinese influence in our politics…
NZSIS sweep for bugs in case of burgled professor
Electronic surveillance specialists from the Security Intelligence Service have carried out a search for listening devices at the University of Canterbury office of the professor revealed to be a possible target of Chinese espionage.
News of the sweep, confirmed by several university staff, comes as academic colleagues of Anne-Marie Brady came out in support of the China specialist who has suffered a string of break-ins she claims are in direct response to her work exposing China’s influence campaign in New Zealand.
The Herald understands a similar search for bugs by the Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) has also been conducted at Brady’s Christchurch home, the site of another suspicious burglary being investigated by authorities.
…they are also running propaganda for China…
Kiwis largely positive on China
New Zealanders are largely positive about China-New Zealand relations, according to a new survey gauging impressions of China.
Perceptions of China Monitor: Survey 2018, was commissioned by the New Zealand China Council and questioned online 1001 New Zealanders aged 18 years and over earlier this year.