An extraordinary incompetence has been on display at the hearing into the NZSAS raid which may have left civilians dead as current and former military leaders testified to error after error after error after error.

And even beyond the errors, we have learned our military leaders actually had all the information they needed to get it right years ago but they didn't check.

The performance at the Inquiry into Operation Burnham is a debacle, nine years after the events under focus took place. It's a series of self-inflicted wounds on the reputation of the NZ Defence Force by those


The mission


Questions emerge

Puzzled over civilian casualties claim

New evidence, old denial

Hit & Run published

Time for oversight