Latest news: Friday, 28 November

Civil Liberties in Peril Down Under – The New York Times

John Key’s Dirty Politics defence ‘absolutely ridiculous’: Matthew Hooton – One News

Advice sought on PM destroying texts – Radio NZ

Strength can become political influence – Newstalk ZB


Key’s government is paranoid, secretive – The Press

Key’s problem: putting party hacks in charge of SIS relationship – NBR

PM’s oversight not very intelligent – Radio NZ


Ross: Kiwis don’t care about PM-Slater texts – 3 News

John Key: I am not actively contacting Cameron Slater – NZ Herald

Key claims confusion over texts with Slater –


Toby Manhire: Mad as a hatter on multi-tasking – NZ Herald

Two guilty approaches after Dirty Politics – The Standard

Chris Ford: Dirty Politics: Like Watergate a slow burning issue – Voxy