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Nicky Hager Comments On Award Of ONZM “For Services To Investigative Journalism”

Monday, 5 June 2023, 4:28 pm | Nicky Hager

Nicky Hager thanks the person (unknown) who nominated him for the award and is especially pleased that “services to investigative journalism” are included in this week’s honours list, apparently for the first time. It acknowledges the important role that ... More >>

NZSIS Apologises To Nicky Hager For Unlawfully Obtaining Private Phone Records

Wednesday, 30 November 2022, 3:39 pm | Nicky Hager

Press release on behalf of Nicky Hager The NZSIS has agreed to publish a public apology for unlawfully seizing Mr Hager’s private phone records, and to pay him $40,000 in compensation. “This is an important result for journalism”, said Felix ... More >>

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security report

Friday, 31 July 2020, 11:10 am | Nicky Hager

A second inquiry into civilian casualties and torture of a prisoner, conducted by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS), was also released today. The report looks at the actions of the two main New Zealand intelligence agencies, ... More >>

Nicky Hager welcomes the Op Burnham Inquiry report

Friday, 31 July 2020, 11:07 am | Nicky Hager

“The Operation Burnham Inquiry report, released today, concludes that a child was killed and other civilians were injured during Operation Burnham, and that NZSAS officers denied and hid evidence of the civilian casualties. It finds a prisoner ... More >>

Press advisory on Judith Collins and the book Dirty Politics

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:07 pm | Nicky Hager

In recent days an incorrect story has been repeated in the news about how Judith Collins had to resign after the book Dirty Politics was published but was later exonerated and returned to Cabinet. In the interests of accuracy, it is worth correcting this ... More >>

The SIS unlawfully targeted Nicky Hager on behalf of NZDF

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 2:14 pm | Nicky Hager

The Acting Inspector General of Intelligence and Security has upheld a complaint by investigative journalist Nicky Hager against the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service for unlawfully attempting to uncover his journalistic sources. More >>

Police repeatedly broke the law while investigating RawShark

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 10:24 am | Nicky Hager

Nicky Hager welcomes today’s Independent Police Conduct Authority report upholding a complaint by the Green Party. More >>

NZDF's key evidence in Operation Burnham issue

Friday, 28 June 2019, 1:21 pm | Nicky Hager

NZDF's key evidence in Operation Burnham issue is not what it was made out to be More >>

Secret Operation Burnham evidence obtained via US court case

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 3:07 pm | Nicky Hager

A court case using the US Freedom of Information law (FOIA) has led to the NZDF's main secret evidence about Operation Burnham being released. Operation Burnham is the SAS raid that left 21 Afghan civilians killed and wounded in 2010. More >>

Important new information strengthens Hit and Run case

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 10:32 am | Nicky Hager

Hit & Run co-author Jon Stephenson has released new information on the 2010 SAS raid in Afghanistan that killed and injured 21 civilians. More >>

Hager welcomes Hit and Run inquiry decision

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 6:30 pm | Nicky Hager

Nicky Hager has welcomed the announcement today of an independent inquiry into civilian casualties during the August 2010 NZSAS raid in Afghanistan – Operation Burnham – the subject of the 2017 book Hit and Run. More >>

Defence admits raid was located in same area as described in Hit and Run

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 1:13 pm | Nicky Hager

Defence Force admits SAS Afghan raid WAS in the same location as events in Hit and Run More >>

NZDF Had Reports Of Civilian Casualties After SAS Raid

Monday, 19 February 2018, 10:48 am | Nicky Hager

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) received intelligence updates within one or two days of the August 2010 SAS raid in Afghanistan that reported civilian casualties, including the death of a child, new Official Information Act documents reveal. This ... More >>

Hit and Run author responds to inquiry decision

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 9:06 am | Nicky Hager

“In the past two weeks since Hit and Run was published there have been calls for an independent inquiry from New Zealanders from all sides on the political spectrum. It is disappointing and concerning that Bill English has refused.” More >>

Complaint on story published by the Herald and NewstalkZB

Friday, 31 March 2017, 3:01 pm | Nicky Hager

Notice to media: Please take note of the following complaint on a story published by the Herald and NewstalkZB More >>

Location confusion must not detract from civilian casualties

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 3:06 pm | Nicky Hager

Location confusion must not detract from civilian casualties, a dead girl and serious breaches of defence force rules More >>

Hit and Run authors reply to NZDF: The cover up continues

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 12:23 pm | Nicky Hager

An analysis of the New Zealand Defence Force response to the book Hit and Run More >>

Hit and Run authors say latest NZDF denials incorrect

Monday, 27 March 2017, 11:35 am | Nicky Hager

Hit and Run co-authors Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson stand by the facts in their book. They say the NZDF response to the book issued on Sunday night is bizarre and a continuation of seven years of cover up. It seems, they said, to be nothing more ... More >>

Hager-Stephenson book on tragic SAS actions in Afghanistan

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 5:38 pm | Nicky Hager

Author and investigative journalist Nicky Hager and war correspondent Jon Stephenson have teamed up, in a book released today, to tell the story of a dark and guilty secret of New Zealand's recent history. The book is about what the New Zealand military ... More >>

Nicky Hager files further proceedings against the Police

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 3:04 pm | Nicky Hager

Nicky Hager has filed further proceedings in the High Court against the New Zealand Police. More >>





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