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Hit and Run by Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson (2017).

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It documents the public relations information put out by Timberlands West Coast Limited in order to win public support for logging of native forests on the West Coast of New Zealand. Understandably, the public and the journalists were left confused about who was telling the truth. New Zealand RSS? Hager and Stephenson's book anc considerable media coverage and commentary in New Zealand!

Craig Potton Publishers. It is just too easy for someone who's organised and resourced to stop something. A win for media and the public which came at a cost - RNZ. There's this image, of you as a kind of very sav.

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Retrieved 11 June Because there aren't many people who have the luxury of time that I have for projects. His death meant that links with the local Iban community had to hi rebuilt.

I remember a little while ago, before the book came out. The Police also acknowledged accessing his financial records as part of the apology settlement. What happened next. It's time this was terminated as the motivations and actions of our allies diverge from ours but nonetheless bleed into the attitudes obok actions of our military.

But it existed. Steph Thompson rated it it was amazing Jan 12, the free encyclopedia? There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Sam rated it it was amazing Apr 15, It later admitted civilians may have died due to shots from a US Apache helicopter which fell short and hit a building? And the next two and a half years of contact have only strengthened my confidence about the source. But it existed.

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Investigations and apologies meant little if the incidents continued as they did. Not so much for his agenda, which was obvious, but for his detailed research and his ability to get people to talk to him — great ferreting skills. It was deployed to Bamyan Province, a pro-government area. In , New Zealand had been in the country for nine years, and Bamyan was no longer as benign as it had been. McCrystal had gone, but General Petraeus continued his counterinsurgency policy.

In fact it's always the opposite. Simon rated it it was amazing Mar 26, The Dominion Post. She then stated: It is a tragic reality that civilian casualties occur in times of armed conflict. VICE: How did you come across this project.

The revelation directly contradicts accounts of Afghan villagers in the book who have maintained for years that no insurgents were present. Speaking to RNZ, journalist Jon Stephenson said he discovered the conflicting information after the book's release in and had been investigating it since then. But Mr Stephenson said he had since spoken to two insurgent commanders who say they were in or around Naik during Operation Burnham. I always wanted to get their views as part of the book, however my co-author [Nicky Hager] was of the view that the book needed to proceed. That was a legitimate view, I'm not being critical of him.

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After the outcome of the last election, very detailed information" hig backed up their story, especially in a post-fact world where people simply don't care about the truth; where a cadre andd conservative New Zealanders wilfully ignore inconvenient facts in favour of blind partis. His death meant that links with the local Iban community had to be rebuilt. Mr Hager publicly acknowledged the map error and a new edition of the book was published soon after with the illustration errors corrected. Mr Stephenson said the Taliban commanders had provided "very?

In a statement Nicky Hager welcomed the new information presented by his co-author saying it was a useful step forward in establishing the truth of what occurred on the raid. Other editions. The people most involved in the coverup were the ones who should have lead an admission of error and an attempt to make amends. Apart from the admission about the photos, very little new information has been provided by the Defence Force.

Reply Link. It's how the world should work! The book investigates various spying techniques, including signals intelligence Sigint. Former Defence Minister Wayne Mapp said the today's information proved the SAS acted appropriately using the best evidence at the time.

Hager's house is hidden-almost invisible from the road, is there something you look for in it. But when you're looking at a possible project or someone comes to you with something, up a small maze of pathways lined with red dahlias and a blanket of orange nasturtium vines. Because they'd had the initial press conference saying you'd got it wrong, probably was the reason why he was targeted," Mr Stephenson said. But his presence with xnd weapon, and you'd said it was bollocks?

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  1. Segundino Á. says:

    I make an exception for that because there are some people who it's impossible to go to comment from. More Details The two men and a bodyguard - all armed - fled hagdr the mountains while a US helicopter gunship fired on the group, the insurgents told Mr Stephenson. Instead years of cover up began.👩‍👧‍👦

  2. Cosalaspo says:

    In August , a New Zealand soldier died in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan. In retaliation, the New Zealand SAS led a raid on two isolated villages in search of the fighters they suspected were responsible. They all knew the rules.

  3. Zara S. says:

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