The main article reveals that last August saw the US Government restore New Zealand to full intelligence-sharing status.
They have a 53 page pdf of the cables here.
A story on journalists who have got state department visits is here.
Another story on the anti-nuke laws.
Danyl at the Dim-Post has sorted some of the cables into separate text files, with keywords.
Every person commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $1,000, who (except with the written consent of the Minister) publishes or causes or allows to be published in a newspaper or other documsent, or broadcasts or causes or allows to be broadcast by radio or television or otherwise, the fact that any person is a member of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service other than the Director.
I guess the Sunday Star-Times decided that a maximum $1,000 fine is not much of a deterrent.
Having googled the name of the Deputy Director, it is fair to say that his involvement in the intelligence community is not exactly a secret – however his current role is.