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Authorisation application received from Infant Nutrition Council

By   /  May 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Authorisation application received from Infant Nutrition Council

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Authorisation application received from Infant Nutrition Council The Commerce Commission has received an application from the Infant Nutrition Council Limited (INC) seeking authorisation for an arrangement allowing the INC to restrict its members from marketing formula products for children aged up to 12 months.

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Reminder to businesses about ‘Made in New Zealand’ claims

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Reminder to businesses about ‘Made in New Zealand’ claims

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Reminder to businesses about ‘Made in New Zealand’ claims The Commerce Commission is reminding all businesses that any ‘Made in New Zealand’ claims they make about their products must be accurate, able to be substantiated and must not mislead consumers about the country of origin.

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Additional scrutiny ahead of Transpower’s price-quality path application

By   /  May 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Additional scrutiny ahead of Transpower’s price-quality path application

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Additional scrutiny ahead of Transpower’s price-quality path application An independent verifier has been appointed to scrutinise key components of Transpower’s proposal for its price-quality path for the 5 years from 2020 ahead of it being submitted to the Commerce Commission for approval. 

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Open letter to better understand emerging technologies in monopoly parts of electricity sector

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Open letter to better understand emerging technologies in monopoly parts of electricity sector

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Open letter to better understand emerging technologies in monopoly parts of electricity sector The Commerce Commission has written an open letter outlining its intention to gather information from regulated electricity distributors to better understand how they are planning, investing and accounting for emerging technologies.

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Commission lays charges against Vodafone for its FibreX broadband advertising

By   /  April 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission lays charges against Vodafone for its FibreX broadband advertising

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission lays charges against Vodafone for its FibreX broadband advertising The Commerce Commission has laid 27 charges under the Fair Trading Act against Vodafone New Zealand Limited (Vodafone) for engaging in false and misleading conduct in relation to its FibreX broadband service.

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Independent report on how Fonterra estimates risk in setting milk price

By   /  April 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Independent report on how Fonterra estimates risk in setting milk price

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Independent report on how Fonterra estimates risk in setting milk price The Commerce Commission has released an independent report into whether Fonterra’s approach to estimating risk in calculating the cost of financing milk processing operations is consistent with competitive market outcomes.

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Latest fine shows toy suppliers must check product safety

By   /  February 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Latest fine shows toy suppliers must check product safety

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Latest fine shows toy suppliers must check product safety The Commerce Commission is reminding toy suppliers that their products must comply with the mandatory standard for toys, following the conviction of a toy importer for selling a baby rattle which did not comply.

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Red Seal supplements producer warned over “Pharmacy Strength” claims

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Red Seal supplements producer warned over “Pharmacy Strength” claims

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Red Seal supplements producer warned over “Pharmacy Strength” claims The Commerce Commission has issued a warning to Endeavour Consumer Health Limited (Endeavour) over its use of the term “Pharmacy Strength” in marketing its Red Seal Pharmacy Strength range of nutritional supplements.

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Auckland dealership Motor Me warned for misleading conduct when selling used cars

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Auckland dealership Motor Me warned for misleading conduct when selling used cars

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland dealership Motor Me warned for misleading conduct when selling used cars Auckland dealership Motor Me warned for misleading conduct when selling used cars 25 January 2018 Motor Me owner and operator Brent Smith has been warned by the Commission that he has likely breached the […]

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Warning to NZ Trustees Association Charitable Trust for sending invoices for unsolicited membership services

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Warning to NZ Trustees Association Charitable Trust for sending invoices for unsolicited membership services

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Warning to NZ Trustees Association Charitable Trust for sending invoices for unsolicited membership services Warning to NZ Trustees Association Charitable Trust for sending invoices for unsolicited membership services 17 January 2018 The Commission has issued a warning to NZ Trustees Association Charitable Trust (the Trustees Association) […]

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Commission releases competitor collaboration guidelines for new law

By   /  January 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission releases competitor collaboration guidelines for new law

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission releases competitor collaboration guidelines for new law Commission releases competitor collaboration guidelines for new law 9 January 2018 The Commerce Commission has released a final version of its guidelines for assessing collaborations between competitors as a result of amendments to the law relating to cartels. […]

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South Island veterinary business warned over likely price fixing with competitor

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on South Island veterinary business warned over likely price fixing with competitor

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: South Island veterinary business warned over likely price fixing with competitor South Island veterinary business warned over likely price fixing with competitor 8 January 2018 The Commerce Commission has warned VetLife Limited (VetLife) that it is likely to have breached the Commerce Act by price fixing […]

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New CEO announced for Plant & Food Research: Plant & Food Research

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New CEO announced for Plant & Food Research: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New CEO announced for Plant & Food Research: Plant & Food Research 20 December 2017 Plant & Food Research is pleased to announce the appointment of David Hughes as its new Chief Executive Officer. David is currently Group General Manager Commercial at Plant […]

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Commission welcomes High Court’s dismissal of NZME/Fairfax merger appeal

By   /  December 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission welcomes High Court’s dismissal of NZME/Fairfax merger appeal

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission welcomes High Court’s dismissal of NZME/Fairfax merger appeal Commission welcomes High Court’s dismissal of NZME/Fairfax merger appeal 19 December 2017 The Commerce Commission has welcomed the High Court’s dismissal of NZME and Fairfax’s appeal against the Commission’s decision to decline their media merger.  In May […]

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Stuff Fibre warned for claiming it is “Probably NZ’s Fastest Internet

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Stuff Fibre warned for claiming it is “Probably NZ’s Fastest Internet

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Stuff Fibre warned for claiming it is “Probably NZ’s Fastest Internet Stuff Fibre warned for claiming it is “Probably NZ’s Fastest Internet 18 December 2017 The Commerce Commission has issued a warning to NZ Fibre Communications Limited (Stuff Fibre) for making unsubstantiated claims that it is […]

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Commission releases final report on annual review of Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission releases final report on annual review of Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission releases final report on annual review of Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual Commission releases final report on annual review of Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual 15 December 2017 The Commerce Commission has released its final report on its annual review of Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual for the […]

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Statement of Preliminary Issues for Heinz Wattie’s/Cerebos Gregg’s merger

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Statement of Preliminary Issues for Heinz Wattie’s/Cerebos Gregg’s merger

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Statement of Preliminary Issues for Heinz Wattie’s/Cerebos Gregg’s merger Statement of Preliminary Issues for Heinz Wattie’s/Cerebos Gregg’s merger 15 December 2017 The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from H. J. Heinz Company (New Zealand) Limited (Heinz Wattie’s) to […]

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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for MYOB/Reckon merger

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Statement of Preliminary Issues released for MYOB/Reckon merger

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Statement of Preliminary Issues released for MYOB/Reckon merger Statement of Preliminary Issues released for MYOB/Reckon merger 14 December 2017 The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to MYOB Group Limited’s (MYOB) proposed acquisition of the Accountants Group business of Reckon Limited (Reckon).  […]

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NZ Post geared up for biggest Christmas

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, New Zealand Post, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on NZ Post geared up for biggest Christmas

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Post – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Post geared up for biggest Christmas New Zealand Post is preparing to process an anticipated 41.5 million letters and parcels this December. This includes 20% more parcels compared to the previous year. We are seeing continued strong demand in online shopping, which has been […]

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Final decision on what major telcos contribute to $50 million development levy

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Commerce Commission, Consumer Issues, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Final decision on what major telcos contribute to $50 million development levy

MIL OSI – Source: Commerce Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Final decision on what major telcos contribute to $50 million development levy Final decision on what major telcos contribute to $50 million development levy 7 December 2017 The Commerce Commission today released its final decision on how much 16 telecommunications providers will each pay towards the […]

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