FILE PHOTO: People walk outside a supermarket on Lambton Quay street in Wellington, New Zealand July 23, 2020. Picture taken July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Praveen Menon/File Photo
October 12, 2021
WELLINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – New Zealand food prices rose 0.5 percent in September, data from Statistics New Zealand showed on Wednesday, while the index rose 4.0 percent from the same month last year.
Food prices make up nearly 19 percent of the consumer price index.