Intelligence agencies should focus on real threats not legitimate, peaceful, political dissenters.
The powers of the SIS should be restricted
- The institutional culture, leadership and administration of security and intelligence agencies should be reviewed.
- The New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Act should only apply to espionage, sabotage, and terrorism.
Aotearoa New Zealand should not spy on behalf of other countries
- The GCSB should be abolished.
- The signals intelligence bases at Waihopai and Tangimoana should be closed.
Parliament should have oversight of the security and intelligence services
- The Intelligence and Security Committee Act should be abolished or amended to give a regular parliamentary select committee oversight for the security and intelligence services.
- The Inspector General for Intelligence and Security should be an Officer of Parliament and their jurisdiction should include the Defence Force.
- The functions and existence of security and intelligence personnel within the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet should be reviewed.