A report naming a person suspected of leaking cabinet papers about job cuts in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade can be handed to the State Services Commissioner but not published, a judge has ruled.
Labour says the Government should abandon the inquiry into the MFAT leak now the High Court has blocked it.
Maritime New Zealand announced today their response to the Rena's grounding will be independently reviewed.
Labour's Phil Goff has documents he says prove Foreign Minister Murray McCully approved MFAT's botched restructuring plan.
Unions representing staff at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade are taking legal advice over an investigation into leaks of confidential information.
New information shows a Ministry of Foreign Affairs investigation has been widened to hunt out the person blamed for confidential leaks.
Murray McCully put $6 million of Ministry of Foreign Affairs money towards RWC party central
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) will cut about 80 jobs in restructuring which initially proposed slashing more than 300.
The MP who was given confidential cabinet documents says the "witch hunt" to find out who leaked them is going to be a waste of money.
An investigation has been launched into the leaking of up to three cabinet papers.
Key says he's "deeply disappointed" about the leak of a confidential document outlining the Government's ministry restructuring.
The Prime Minister will not launch a witch hunt over leaked job cut information at MFAT.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully is disputing the validity of leaked documents about his department's restructuring.
Leaked cabinet papers reveal a Government U-turn on plans to slash jobs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The Government has decided to axe 146 jobs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and close the Stockholm embassy, the Labour Party says.
The Wellington economy is struggling, and the Government is being accused of damaging business confidence.
Diplomats from all over the world have flown in to tell the ministry’s boss what they really think of plans to cut jobs, costs and cash.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully is being called on to take responsibility for proposed cuts to his ministry's budget which senior diplomats strongly oppose.
What I can say is about how I came into contact with the hacker - it was through Twitter.
The country’s top diplomats are taking their boss to task in a closed-door meeting in Wellington.
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