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Parliament races to save racing

The country's racehorse industry came to Parliament yesterday calling for urgency to get new legislation for the industry through Parliament. The CEO of the Thoroughbred Racing Bernard Saundry said the indu…
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: Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf in happier times at last year's Budget briefing.

What did Makhlouf say to Robertson

The State Services Commission inquiry into the aftermath of the National Party Budget leak will not be able to inquire into the actions of Finance Minister Grant Robertson. It was Robertson whose statement …
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: Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf on the sidelines at the Budget lockup

Man alone: Gabriel Makhlouf

A lonely figure stood at the side of the Beehive Banquet Hall yesterday during the Budget lock-up. Treasury Secretary, Gabriel Makhlouf's usual Budget seat next to the Finance Minister beside the front podi…
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: Treasury Secretary, Gabriel Makhlouf

Treasury hacked: major security threat

There was speculation in Wellington last night that the “systematic and deliberate” hacking of Treasury may be separate from the Budget leaks revealed by National. One scenario being suggested by author…
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: Alfred Ngaro (left)

Now Bridges faces a dilemma

A buoyant National Leader, Simon Bridges, was yesterday revelling in the Australian election result and the news that National may have found a support party at last. Speaking at his party’s lower North I…
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