New Zealand needs to ‘lift’ in Five Eyes: Joe Hockey

Former Australian Ambassador to the US Joe Hockey says New Zealand needs to “lift” in the Five Eyes alliance, as the agreement can’t be “four and a half eyes”.

“New Zealand needs to be very careful, because the relationship can’t be based on overwhelmingly just one party taking from everyone else,” Mr Hockey told Sky News Australia.

“You need to give, in order to maintain a relationship.

“We can’t be four eyes, or four and a half eyes.”