Brash enters Kiwi fracas

Don Brash, the former governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, has entered the ongoing debate about the relations between the central bank and the ministry of finance.

Brash, who as head of the National Party narrowly missed out on becoming prime minister in the 2005 general elections, said on 20 July that interest rates could rise dramatically if the government were to override the Reserve Bank's inflation target.

Brash's remarks come after finance minister, Michael Cullen, suggested earli

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