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Avocados could be good for guts: Plant & Food Research

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Avocados could be good for guts: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Avocados could be good for guts: Plant & Food Research 21 August 2017 New research shows avocados may be good for gut health, which would be another previously unknNew research shows avocados may be good for gut health, which would be another previously […]

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Gyms to shape up after Commission review into unfair contract terms

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Gyms to shape up after Commission review into unfair contract terms

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Gyms to shape up after Commission review into unfair contract terms Gyms to shape up after Commission review into unfair contract terms 21 August 2017 Gyms have agreed to amend their standard form contracts after a Commerce Commission review into unfair contract terms in the sector. […]

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Have your say on Powerco’s proposal to spend $1.32 billion on its lines network

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Have your say on Powerco’s proposal to spend $1.32 billion on its lines network

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Have your say on Powerco’s proposal to spend $1.32 billion on its lines network Have your say on Powerco’s proposal to spend $1.32 billion on its lines network 18 August 2017 The Commerce Commission has today released its Issues Paper for electricity distributor Powerco Limited’s (Powerco) […]

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Commission issues warnings to GSK and AFT over Voltaren, Panadol and Maxiclear

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission issues warnings to GSK and AFT over Voltaren, Panadol and Maxiclear

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission issues warnings to GSK and AFT over Voltaren, Panadol and Maxiclear Commission issues warnings to GSK and AFT over Voltaren, Panadol and Maxiclear 16 August 2017 The Commerce Commission has warned Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare New Zealand Limited (GSK) and AFT Pharmaceuticals Limited (AFT) that the […]

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Changes to priority mail | New Zealand Post

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, New Zealand Post, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Changes to priority mail | New Zealand Post

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Post – Release/Statement Headline: Changes to priority mail | New Zealand Post New Zealand Post customers will see a change to how they can send priority mail from 1 January 2018. The FastPost service will no longer be available from this date. New Zealand Post is making this change […]

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Draft report on review of Fonterra’s 2016/17 base milk price calculation

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Draft report on review of Fonterra’s 2016/17 base milk price calculation

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Draft report on review of Fonterra’s 2016/17 base milk price calculation Draft report on review of Fonterra’s 2016/17 base milk price calculation 15 August 2017 The Commerce Commission has today released its draft report on Fonterra’s base milk price calculation for the 2016/17 dairy season.  The […]

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Four telcos warned by Commission

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Four telcos warned by Commission

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Four telcos warned by Commission Four telcos warned by Commission 14 August 2017 The Commerce Commission has sent warning letters to four telecommunication companies about specific conduct that the Commission considers breached the Fair Trading Act. Warning letters have been sent to MyRepublic Limited (MyRepublic), Two […]

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Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity: Plant & Food Research

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity: Plant & Food Research 10 August 2017 Most people might assume organic growing methods are better for biodiversity, but a new study by Plant & Food Research scientists shows a different approach can work just as […]

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Hamilton real estate agency fined more than $1 million for price fixing

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Hamilton real estate agency fined more than $1 million for price fixing

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Hamilton real estate agency fined more than $1 million for price fixing Hamilton real estate agency fined more than $1 million for price fixing 9 August 2017 Hamilton real estate agency Online Realty Limited (trading under the Ray White banner) has been ordered to pay a […]

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NZ Post to pilot New Zealand’s first multi-brand subscription parcel delivery service

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, New Zealand Post, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on NZ Post to pilot New Zealand’s first multi-brand subscription parcel delivery service

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Post – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Post to pilot New Zealand’s first multi-brand subscription parcel delivery service NZ Post is about to launch a trial for a new delivery service for Kiwi online shoppers, called Shipmate. For an up-front payment, shoppers will be entitled to an unlimited number of purchases […]

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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Essilor/Luxottica

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Essilor/Luxottica

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Essilor/Luxottica Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Essilor/Luxottica 2 August 2017 The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to the proposed global merger of Essilor International (Compagnie Générale d’Optique) S.A. and Luxottica Group S.p.A. The statement […]

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Commission declines Vero Insurance clearance to acquire Tower

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission declines Vero Insurance clearance to acquire Tower

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission declines Vero Insurance clearance to acquire Tower Commission declines Vero Insurance clearance to acquire Tower 26 July 2017 The Commerce Commission has declined to grant clearance to Vero Insurance New Zealand Limited to acquire up to 100% of the shares in Tower Limited. The merger […]

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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Trade Me Limited / Limelight Software Limited

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Trade Me Limited / Limelight Software Limited

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Trade Me Limited / Limelight Software Limited Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Trade Me Limited / Limelight Software Limited 25 July 2017 The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to Trade Me Limited’s (Trade Me) […]

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Commission releases 2017/18 priorities | Commerce Commission

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission releases 2017/18 priorities | Commerce Commission

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission releases 2017/18 priorities | Commerce Commission Commission releases 2017/18 priorities 20 July 2017 The Commerce Commission have released its priority focus areas for the upcoming year publicly for the first time. Speaking at the Commission’s competition and regulation conference, Competition Matters 2017, in Wellington today, […]

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Retailer sold unsafe toys and children’s nightwear

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Retailer sold unsafe toys and children’s nightwear

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Retailer sold unsafe toys and children’s nightwear Retailer sold unsafe toys and children’s nightwear 18 July 2017 Low-cost retailer The 123 Mart Limited (123 Mart) has been found guilty in the Auckland District Court on 17 charges under the Fair Trading Act. The charges all relate […]

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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Healthcare NZ/Geneva Healthcare Group

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Healthcare NZ/Geneva Healthcare Group

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Healthcare NZ/Geneva Healthcare Group Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Healthcare NZ/Geneva Healthcare Group 14 July 2017 The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to Healthcare of New Zealand Holdings Limited (Healthcare NZ) proposed acquisition of […]

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Commission warns NZers to avoid Gifting Circle schemes

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission warns NZers to avoid Gifting Circle schemes

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission warns NZers to avoid Gifting Circle schemes Commission warns NZers to avoid Gifting Circle schemes 14 July 2017 The Commerce Commission is advising all New Zealanders to avoid involvement in Women’s Gifting Circles as it considers them to be illegal pyramid schemes. The Commission began […]

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Innovation vital to success of horticulture: Plant & Food Research

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Innovation vital to success of horticulture: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Innovation vital to success of horticulture: Plant & Food Research 14 July 2017 Innovation will be key to the on-going success of the horticulture industry, says Dr Bruce Campbell, recipient of the 2017 Horticulture New Zealand Industry Service Award. Dr Campbell, Chief Operating […]

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Industry crowns a bee king’s career: Plant & Food Research

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Industry crowns a bee king’s career: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Industry crowns a bee king’s career: Plant & Food Research 13 July 2017 While queen bees rule in the hive, the latest apiculture industry award has gone to one of the kings of the bee world. Dr Barry Donovan was awarded the Peter […]

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Trade Me seeks clearance to acquire Motorcentral

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Trade Me seeks clearance to acquire Motorcentral

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Trade Me seeks clearance to acquire Motorcentral Trade Me seeks clearance to acquire Motorcentral 12 July 2017 The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Trade Me Limited (Trade Me) to acquire up to 100% of the shares in Limelight Software Limited, trading as Motorcentral. […]

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