| Anne-Marie Brady |
Anne-Marie Brady is a professor at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. In February she warned that "New Zealand is like a canary in the coalmine for other small countries, which want to engage with the superpower without being overwhelmed."
In September 2017, Anne-Marie Brady published a “Magic Weapons” paper, which "highlighted a river of campaign donations to governing parties, and how a cluster of former senior politicians – including former prime ministers and mayors – and family members of current government ministers had been appointed to boards of state-owned Chinese banks, companies and think tanks."
using New Zealand as a case study in explaining China’s extra-state exertion of influence. In December 2017, her home was broken into. In February 2018, another break in occured and 3 laptops were stolen. She reported in February that “I had a break-in in my office last December. I received a warning letter, this week, that I was about to be attacked. And yesterday I had a break-in at my house.”