State Services Minister Jonathan Coleman and Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye have announced that Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management will be transferred from the Department of Internal Affairs to the Department of Prime M
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has released a briefing document that provides background material to the Prime Minister's announcements about GCSB and Oversight Legislation on 15 April. Final legislation remains under consideration and may vary from the proposals outlined here. See GCSB and Oversight Legislation.
Andrew Kibblewhite, Chief Executive of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, and Ian Fletcher, Director of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), announced today that Rebecca Kitteridge, the Secretary of the Cabinet, is to be seconded immediately to the GCSB for an initial period of up to three months, in the new role of Associate Director of the Bureau.