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TSB Bank to repay customers after miscalculating break fees

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on TSB Bank to repay customers after miscalculating break fees

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: TSB Bank to repay customers after miscalculating break fees TSB Bank to repay customers after miscalculating break fees14 December 2017 TSB Bank Limited (TSB) will repay customers who were inadvertently overcharged for terminating their fixed-term lending agreements.TSB identified three errors in the way it calculated the fee it […]

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Status quo confirmed for gas companies seeking customised price-quality paths

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Status quo confirmed for gas companies seeking customised price-quality paths

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Status quo confirmed for gas companies seeking customised price-quality paths Status quo confirmed for gas companies seeking customised price-quality paths13 December 2017 The Commerce Commission has released its final decision not to amend the information requirements applying to gas pipeline businesses who apply for a customised price-quality path […]

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Updated asset health reporting for national electricity grid operator Transpower

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Updated asset health reporting for national electricity grid operator Transpower

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Updated asset health reporting for national electricity grid operator Transpower Updated asset health reporting for national electricity grid operator Transpower8 December 2017 The Commerce Commission has today released updated asset health reporting requirements for electricity transmission company Transpower. Under Part 4 of the Commerce Act, the Commission sets the […]

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Bulletin article discusses policy responses and lessons of international house-price collapses – rnzngin Fifth Estate

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Bulletin article discusses policy responses and lessons of international house-price collapses – rnzngin Fifth Estate

MIL OSI – Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand – News/Statement: Headline: Bulletin article discusses policy responses and lessons of international house-price collapses Release date 07 December 2017 An article published today in the Reserve Bank Bulletin reviewed the policy responses by overseas central banks to house-price collapses. It was originally written by a contracted […]

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New food safety guidance announced

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New food safety guidance announced

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: New food safety guidance announced Date: 07 Dec 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries today announced food safety guidance which will cover up to 16,000 food businesses across New Zealand. This means that all types of food […]

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New arrangement simplifies meat exports to Egypt

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New arrangement simplifies meat exports to Egypt

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: New arrangement simplifies meat exports to Egypt Date: 07 Dec 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz A new arrangement signed recently will simplify New Zealand’s meat product exports to Egypt, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) said today. Under the new arrangement, […]

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Have your say on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake resilience plan

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Have your say on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake resilience plan

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Have your say on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake resilience plan Have your say on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake resilience plan6 December 2017 The Commerce Commission is inviting public submissions on Wellington Electricity’s plan to spend $31 million on earthquake strengthening its lines network.Wellington Electricity, which distributes […]

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MPI reminds food businesses to be vigilant about gluten-free claims

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPI reminds food businesses to be vigilant about gluten-free claims

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: MPI reminds food businesses to be vigilant about gluten-free claims Date: 01 Dec 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries is reminding food businesses which make claims that their food is gluten-free to ensure their suppliers provide evidence […]

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Earthquake-damaged rural land use studies begin

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Earthquake-damaged rural land use studies begin

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Earthquake-damaged rural land use studies begin Date: 30 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz Farmers, growers and foresters in the South Island’s earthquake- affected regions are encouraged to make use of $5000 worth of funded advisory services each, to plan how […]

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New videos give tips to avoid Christmas shopping stress

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New videos give tips to avoid Christmas shopping stress

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New videos give tips to avoid Christmas shopping stress New videos give tips to avoid Christmas shopping stress30 November 2017 The Commerce Commission is releasing a series of Christmas videos to help consumers avoid Christmas shopping hassles this festive season.The videos cover topics including gift cards, extended warranties, […]

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Reserve Bank to ease LVR restrictions

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank to ease LVR restrictions

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand – News/Statement: Headline: Reserve Bank to ease LVR restrictions Release date 29 November 2017 New Zealand’s financial system remains sound and risks to the system have reduced over the past six months, Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer said today when releasing the Bank’s November Financial Stability Report. “Momentum in […]

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‘Stop now’ letter issued to fire extinguisher service company

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on ‘Stop now’ letter issued to fire extinguisher service company

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: ‘Stop now’ letter issued to fire extinguisher service company ‘Stop now’ letter issued to fire extinguisher service company28 November 2017 The Commerce Commission has issued a ‘stop now’ letter to Aero Fire (NZ) Sales & Service Limited (Aero Fire), over business practices which the Commission considers may be […]

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Beware of travel scratchie scams ‘Madly In Love Holiday’ and ‘Get It On Holiday’

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Beware of travel scratchie scams ‘Madly In Love Holiday’ and ‘Get It On Holiday’

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Beware of travel scratchie scams ‘Madly In Love Holiday’ and ‘Get It On Holiday’ Beware of travel scratchie scams ‘Madly In Love Holiday’ and ‘Get It On Holiday’28 November 2017 The Commission is warning the public to be wary of two travel scratchie scams being run from Malaysia […]

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MPI directs recall of buckwheat containing gluten

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on MPI directs recall of buckwheat containing gluten

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: MPI directs recall of buckwheat containing gluten Date: 24 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is working with several food businesses around the country who are recalling products that contain buckwheat flour supplied by Davis […]

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Commission to file Notice of Appeal against Hamilton real estate price fixing decision

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Commission to file Notice of Appeal against Hamilton real estate price fixing decision

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Commission to file Notice of Appeal against Hamilton real estate price fixing decision Commission to file Notice of Appeal against Hamilton real estate price fixing decision24 November 2017 The Commerce Commission intends to file a Notice of Appeal against the High Court’s decision to dismiss the Commission’s case […]

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New WorkSafe website – rnzngin Fifth Estate

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New WorkSafe website – rnzngin Fifth Estate

MIL OSI – Source: WorkSafe New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New WorkSafe website WorkSafe is launching a new www.worksafe.govt.nz site on 29 November. The new site brings together WorkSafe’s previous websites. www.worksafe.govt.nz www.saferfarms.org.nz www.construction.worksafe.govt.nz www.forestry.worksafe.govt.nz www.manufacturing.worksafe.govt.nz and the majority of content on www.energysafety.govt.nz. Redirects will be in place for all of the most used […]

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Myrtle rust appears in west Auckland

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Myrtle rust appears in west Auckland

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Myrtle rust appears in west Auckland Date: 23 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz The fungal plant disease myrtle rust has been found for the first time in the Auckland region. The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says a serious infection […]

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Settlement reached with Nelson Electricity over exceeding revenue cap by $91,793

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Commerce Commission, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Settlement reached with Nelson Electricity over exceeding revenue cap by $91,793

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Settlement reached with Nelson Electricity over exceeding revenue cap by $91,793 Settlement reached with Nelson Electricity over exceeding revenue cap by $91,79322 November 2017 The Commerce Commission has reached an out of court settlement with Nelson Electricity Limited after it exceeded its revenue cap for the year to […]

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Gisborne men fined total of more than $10,000 between them for crayfish offences

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Gisborne men fined total of more than $10,000 between them for crayfish offences

Source: Ministry for Primary Industries – Headline: Gisborne men fined total of more than $10,000 between them for crayfish offences Date: 20 Nov 2017 Media contact: MPI media team Telephone: 029 894 0328 Email: media@mpi.govt.nz Two Gisborne men, one a church minister, have been fined a total of more than $10,000 between them for a […]

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Reserve Bank consults on new mortgage bond collateral standard

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Economy, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release, Reserve Bank of New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank consults on new mortgage bond collateral standard

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand – News/Statement: Headline: Reserve Bank consults on new mortgage bond collateral standard Release date 17 November 2017 The Reserve Bank today published a consultation paper proposing an enhanced mortgage bond standard aimed at supporting confidence and liquidity in the financial system.  This follows a review of domestic and international […]

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