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Further extension to NZME/Fairfax merger

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Further extension to NZME/Fairfax merger

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Further extension to NZME/Fairfax merger Further extension to NZME/Fairfax merger 29 March 2017 On Wednesday 22 March the Commission received a lengthy submission from NZME and Fairfax providing further analysis and expert evidence in support of its merger authorisation application. Public versions of this submission and […]

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Spark seeks clearance to acquire TeamTalk

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Spark seeks clearance to acquire TeamTalk

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Spark seeks clearance to acquire TeamTalk Spark seeks clearance to acquire TeamTalk 20 March 2017 The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Spark New Zealand Trading Limited (Spark) to, either directly or indirectly, acquire up to 100% of the shares of TeamTalk Limited. Spark […]

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Commission reaches preliminary view to authorise Nelson and Tasman Councils’ joint landfill application

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission reaches preliminary view to authorise Nelson and Tasman Councils’ joint landfill application

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission reaches preliminary view to authorise Nelson and Tasman Councils’ joint landfill application Commission reaches preliminary view to authorise Nelson and Tasman Councils’ joint landfill application 17 March 2017 The Commerce Commission has reached a preliminary view that, subject to a condition, it should allow the […]

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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Vero / Tower

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Vero / Tower

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Vero / Tower Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Vero / Tower 16 March 2017 The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to the proposed acquisition of Tower by Vero. The statement of preliminary issues outlines […]

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Chorus network capacity to continue to grow to meet customer need

Published By   /  March 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Chorus network capacity to continue to grow to meet customer need

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Chorus network capacity to continue to grow to meet customer need Chorus network capacity to continue to grow to meet customer need 14 March 2017 The Commerce Commission has today released the final decision in its review of the non‑price features of the Unbundled Bitstream Access […]

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Commission issues warning over chicken size representations

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission issues warning over chicken size representations

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission issues warning over chicken size representations Commission issues warning over chicken size representations 7 March 2017 Poultry producers Inghams Enterprises (NZ) PTY Limited (Inghams) and Tegel Foods Limited (Tegel) have been issued with warnings by the Commerce Commission over packaging representations about the size of […]

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Vero seeks clearance to acquire Tower

Published By   /  March 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Vero seeks clearance to acquire Tower

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Vero seeks clearance to acquire Tower Vero seeks clearance to acquire Tower 3 March 2017 The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Vero Insurance New Zealand Limited to acquire up to 100% of the shares in Tower Limited. Vero is the New Zealand subsidiary […]

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Commission declines clearance for Vodafone/Sky merger

Published By   /  February 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission declines clearance for Vodafone/Sky merger

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission declines clearance for Vodafone/Sky merger Commission declines clearance for Vodafone/Sky merger 23 February 2017 The Commerce Commission has declined to grant clearance for the proposed merger of Sky Network Television and Vodafone New Zealand. The Commission’s assessment focused on the impact of the proposed merger […]

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Judge criticises mobile trader for targeting the vulnerable

Published By   /  February 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Judge criticises mobile trader for targeting the vulnerable

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Judge criticises mobile trader for targeting the vulnerable Judge criticises mobile trader for targeting the vulnerable 22 February 2017 Mobile trader Bestdeals 4 You Limited (Bestdeals) has been fined $47,250 in the Auckland District Court for failing to disclose key consumer information about its credit contracts […]

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Commission proposes revenues and quality standards for gas pipeline services

Published By   /  February 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission proposes revenues and quality standards for gas pipeline services

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission proposes revenues and quality standards for gas pipeline services Commission proposes revenues and quality standards for gas pipeline services 10 February 2017 The Commerce Commission has released its draft decisions on the default price-quality paths (DPP) for gas pipeline services. These paths set the revenues […]

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Commission confirms charges filed against Bunnings for misleading advertising

Published By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission confirms charges filed against Bunnings for misleading advertising

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission confirms charges filed against Bunnings for misleading advertising Commission confirms charges filed against Bunnings for misleading advertising 8 February 2017 The Commerce Commission has filed 45 charges in Auckland District Court against Bunnings (NZ) Limited alleging it misled consumers by advertising the prices of its […]

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$1m penalty for misleading Nurofen specific pain range claims

Published By   /  February 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on $1m penalty for misleading Nurofen specific pain range claims

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: $1m penalty for misleading Nurofen specific pain range claims $1m penalty for misleading Nurofen specific pain range claims 3 February 2017 Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) Limited (RBNZ) has been fined $1.08 million today in the Auckland District Court for 10 charges relating to its Nurofen specific […]

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Mobile trader pleads guilty to disclosure failures in contracts

Published By   /  January 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Mobile trader pleads guilty to disclosure failures in contracts

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Mobile trader pleads guilty to disclosure failures in contracts Mobile trader pleads guilty to disclosure failures in contracts 25 January 2017 Mobile trader Best Buy Limited (Best Buy) has pleaded guilty to 16 charges relating to the operation of its door-to-door sales business in Auckland and […]

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Baby City sentenced for two non-compliant cots

Published By   /  January 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Baby City sentenced for two non-compliant cots

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Baby City sentenced for two non-compliant cots Baby City sentenced for two non-compliant cots 20 January 2017 Baby City Retail Investments Limited (Baby City) has been fined $39,000 in the Auckland District Court for six charges relating to selling cots which failed to comply with the […]

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Commission recommends revisiting the regulation of Spark’s wholesale voice services in two years

Published By   /  December 22, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission recommends revisiting the regulation of Spark’s wholesale voice services in two years

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission recommends revisiting the regulation of Spark’s wholesale voice services in two years Commission recommends revisiting the regulation of Spark’s wholesale voice services in two years 22 December 2016 The Commerce Commission has completed its investigation of whether to recommend to the Minister for Communications that […]

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Commission releases final decisions on review of rules for regulated electricity, gas and airport services

Published By   /  December 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission releases final decisions on review of rules for regulated electricity, gas and airport services

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission releases final decisions on review of rules for regulated electricity, gas and airport services Commission releases final decisions on review of rules for regulated electricity, gas and airport services 20 December 2016 The Commerce Commission has today released its final decisions on its review of […]

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Final decision on $50m liability allocation for telecommunications providers

Published By   /  December 19, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Final decision on $50m liability allocation for telecommunications providers

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Final decision on $50m liability allocation for telecommunications providers Final decision on $50m liability allocation for telecommunications providers 19 December 2016 The Commerce Commission today released its final decision about how much 15 telecommunications providers will pay towards the $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) for […]

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Phone number portability to stay

Published By   /  December 19, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Phone number portability to stay

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Phone number portability to stay Phone number portability to stay 19 December 2016 The Commerce Commission has decided to continue to regulate number portability for both local and mobile telephone numbers for another five years. Number portability enables a customer to keep the same telephone number […]

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Real estate agencies to pay $9.825 m in penalties for price fixing

Published By   /  December 16, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Real estate agencies to pay $9.825 m in penalties for price fixing

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Real estate agencies to pay $9.825 m in penalties for price fixing Real estate agencies to pay $9.825 m in penalties for price fixing 16 December 2016 The head offices of Barfoot & Thompson, Harcourts, LJ Hooker and Ray White will collectively pay $9.825 million following […]

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Youi insurance fined $320,000 for misleading sales techniques

Published By   /  December 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Youi insurance fined $320,000 for misleading sales techniques

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Youi insurance fined $320,000 for misleading sales techniques Youi insurance fined $320,000 for misleading sales techniques 15 December 2016 Insurance firm Youi NZ Pty Limited (Youi) has today been fined $320,000 in the Auckland District Court for employing misleading sales techniques when attempting to sell policies […]

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