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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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If you can’t back it up, don’t say it

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  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 If you can’t back it up, don’t say it

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: If you can’t back it up, don’t say it If you can’t back it up, don’t say it 20 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has released a new video, giving guidance to traders on false, misleading or unsubstantiated claims and how to avoid making them. The video’s title […]

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Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  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 Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing Sunscreen producer will meet NZ standard for SPF testing 19 February 2018 Sunscreen producer Johnson & Johnson (New Zealand) Limited (JJNZ) has undertaken to the Commerce Commission to only sell sunscreen products which meet the joint Australian/New Zealand standard. […]

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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  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 Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Rhone/Fluidra swimming pool equipment merger 16 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to Rhone Capital LLC’s (Rhone) proposed acquisition of Fluidra S.A. (Fluidra). Rhone is […]

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Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  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 Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys Toy importer fined for selling unsafe toys 12 February 2018 Toy importer Mega Import and Export Limited (Mega Import) has been fined $65,000 for selling toys which did not comply with a mandatory standard. Mega Import pleaded guilty to two charges […]

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Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  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 Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated Mobile trader fined despite being liquidated 7 February 2018 A mobile trader has been fined more than $100,000 despite going into liquidation in early 2017. Appenture Marketing Limited (In Liquidation) (Appenture) was fined $114,000 in the Auckland District Court, for misleading consumers […]

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Rhone seeks clearance to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  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 Rhone seeks clearance to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Rhone seeks clearance to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra Rhone seeks clearance to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra 5 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Rhone Capital LLC (Rhone) to acquire up to 100% of the shares or assets of Fluidra […]

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Draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake readiness plan

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  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 Draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake readiness plan

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake readiness plan Draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake readiness plan1 February 2018 The Commerce Commission has released its draft decision on Wellington Electricity’s proposal to spend $31 million on improving its network’s resilience to a major earthquake.Wellington Electricity, […]

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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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Commission lays charges against EuroSteel

By   /  January 23, 2018  /  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 lays charges against EuroSteel

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Commission lays charges against EuroSteel Commission lays charges against EuroSteel23 January 2018 The Commerce Commission confirms that 59 charges under the Fair Trading Act have been laid against Euro Corporation Limited (EuroSteel) for making false and misleading representations about its steel mesh product known as SE615.The charges were […]

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Commission restarts study into telecommunication backhaul services

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  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 restarts study into telecommunication backhaul services

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Commission restarts study into telecommunication backhaul services Commission restarts study into telecommunication backhaul services19 January 2018 The Commerce Commission is recommencing its study into domestic telecommunication backhaul services. ‘Backhaul’ is a generic term used by the industry to describe a link that carries mobile, internet and voice traffic back […]

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New videos and quick guides for businesses and procurers on competition law

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  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 and quick guides for businesses and procurers on competition law

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New videos and quick guides for businesses and procurers on competition law New videos and quick guides for businesses and procurers on competition law18 January 2018 The Commerce Commission has launched a new series of videos and quick guides to help businesses and procurers understand competition law.“Every New […]

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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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Debt collection group to credit customers overcharged after goods repossessed

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  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 Debt collection group to credit customers overcharged after goods repossessed

Source: Commerce Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Debt collection group to credit customers overcharged after goods repossessed Debt collection group to credit customers overcharged after goods repossessed16 January 2018 Debt collection group Receivables Management has agreed to credit more than $1.4 million to around 1,700 customers who were wrongly charged interest, costs and fees on loans […]

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