John Key Busted Lying To Everyone About Extent Of Surveillance

At the time the GCSB had given itself the vision statement "Mastery of the Cyberspace for the Security of New Zealand". In March last year, as it prepared to release details showing the GCSB had illegally spied on Kiwis, it changed the statement to the less confrontational "Guardianship of the Security of New Zealand".

The description - and the NSA's desire to "partner it all" - clash with previous comments by Mr Key, who had previously claimed there was limited sharing.