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New Zealand food prices rise in August

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FILE PHOTO - Customers walk through a fruit and vegetable market in front of the Te Papa Museum in Wellington, New Zealand © REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen/File photo FILE PHOTO - Customers walk through a fruit and vegetable market in front of the Te Papa Museum in Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand food prices rose 0.6 percent in August, data from Statistics New Zealand showed on Wednesday, while the index rose 2.3 percent from the same month last year.

Food prices make up nearly 19 percent of the consumer price index.

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