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Proactive Release: National Security Intelligence Priorities: 2021 Review

The following Cabinet material has been proactively released by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC), on behalf of Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, Minister for National Security and Intelligence:

  • National Security Intelligence Priorities: 2021 Review

The following documents have been included in this release:

  • Title of paper: 2021 updated National Security Intelligence Priorities – Whakaarotau Marumaru Aotearoa – for approval and overview of improvements to date
  • Title of minute: National Security Intelligence Priorities: 2021 Review (ERS-21-MIN-0043 refers)
  • Title of minute: Report of the Cabinet External Relations and Security Committee: Period Ended 19 November 2021 (CAB-21-MIN-0482 refers)

Some parts of this information release would not be appropriate to release and, if requested, would be withheld under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act). Where this is the case, the relevant section of the Act that would apply has been identified. Where information has been withheld, no public interest has been identified that would outweigh the reasons for withholding it. In addition, some information has been marked as out of scope.

Key to redaction codes:

  • Section 6(a), to protect the security or defence of New Zealand or the international relations of the Government of New Zealand,
  • Section 9(2)(f)(iv), to maintain the confidentiality of advice tendered by or to Ministers and officials, and
  • Section 9(2)(g)(i), to maintain the effective conduct of public affairs through the free and frank expression of opinion.
Last updated: 
Tuesday, 5 April 2022

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