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The purpose of the Security and Intelligence Board (SIB) is to build a high performing, cohesive and effective security and intelligence sector through appropriate governance, alignment and prioritisation of investment, policy and activity. It focuses on external threats and intelligence issues.

SIB is chaired by DPMC’s Deputy Chief Executive Security and Intelligence. Membership includes the:

  • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Government Communications Security Bureau
  • New Zealand Security Intelligence Service
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Ministry of Defence
  • New Zealand Customs
  • New Zealand Defence Force
  • New Zealand Police

Other Chief Executives or officials may be invited by the Chair to attend SIB meetings if required.

Examples of items recently considered by the SIB

For more information download the National Security System Handbook (PDF, 1.11 MB)