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A report into the leaking of Cabinet papers on the restructuring of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade was a colossal waste of money, Labour's Phil Goff says.
Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler has sent a stronger warning that interest rate rises are not far off, due to a strenghtening economy.
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