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Proposed Approach to Assessing Wellington Electricity’s Plan

Friday, 17 November 2017, 9:49 am | Commerce Commission

Proposed Approach to Assessing Wellington Electricity’s Plan to Spend $31 Million on Earthquake Resilience More >>

Draft decision on Powerco’s application for upgrade

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 9:35 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft decision on electricity lines company Powerco’s proposal for a major network upgrade. More >>

Commission Releases More Beginners Guides for Broadband

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 10:53 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released a further two quick guides as part of its work to help demystify broadband for consumers. More >>

Transpower’s investment in national grid

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 9:11 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft decision on its review of the rules relating to Transpower’s capital expenditure. More >>

It’s All Good resources to teach teenagers their rights

Monday, 13 November 2017, 4:06 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is offering free teaching resources off the back of its animated series It’s All Good to teach teenagers their consumer rights. More >>

Online tool to make performance data more accessible

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 9:17 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today launched a new online data visualisation tool to make information about the performance of the country’s 29 electricity lines companies more accessible. More >>

Asset management of electricity distributors key focus

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 9:09 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today published an open letter outlining how asset management is a key priority for the Commission’s work in the electricity distribution sector over the coming year. More >>

High Court injunction to stop Platinum buying OfficeMax

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 5:40 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today filed proceedings in the High Court at Auckland seeking an injunction to prevent Platinum Equity LLC acquiring OfficeMax Holdings Limited. More >>

Court confirms first ever jail sentence in Commission case

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 11:52 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission welcomes the Court of Appeal’s decision to dismiss Vikram Mehta’s appeal against his jail sentence. More >>

Solar Panel Retailer Warned Over Financial Benefit Claims

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 9:41 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has issued a warning to a solar panel systems retailer over claims made about the financial benefits of solar panel installation. More >>

Draft decision on major telcos

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 9:19 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today released its draft decision on how much 16 telecommunications providers will each pay towards the Government’s $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) for 2016/17. More >>

Final settlement reached in livestock price fixing case

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 2:16 pm | Commerce Commission

A settlement has been reached with Elders Rural Holdings Limited (Elders) in a price fixing case arising from the livestock industry’s response to the introduction of the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act 2012 (NAIT Act). More >>

No change proposed for information requirements

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 9:00 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released a draft decision which proposes not to amend the information requirements applying to gas pipeline businesses which apply for a customised price-quality path (CPP). More >>

Review of Auckland and Christchurch Airport prices

Friday, 20 October 2017, 9:21 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today released a process and issues paper for its review of the prices Auckland and Christchurch International Airports have set to apply for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2022. More >>

Cash for CAB in Commission settlement with Tower

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 10:32 am | Commerce Commission

The Citizens Advice Bureau will receive approximately $75,000 as part of a settlement agreed between the Commerce Commission and Tower Insurance (Tower). More >>

Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Daiken/Dongwha

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 10:42 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to the proposed acquisition of Dongwha New Zealand Limited by Daiken New Zealand Limited. More >>

Don’t sell unsafe products urges Commerce Commission

Friday, 13 October 2017, 1:23 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is urging importers, distributors and retailers to ensure that the products they sell comply with all relevant mandatory product safety standards and consumer information standards. More >>

Commerce Commission Reports on Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual

Friday, 13 October 2017, 9:47 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today released its draft report on its annual review of Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual for the 2017/18 dairy season. The manual sets out Fonterra’ methodology for calculating the price it will pay farmers per kilogram of milk solids. More >>

Owner fined $151,875 for misrepresenting cladding

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 12:33 pm | Commerce Commission

A former director and owner of the now-defunct Christchurch Lightweight Concrete Limited (Christchurch Lightweight) has been fined $151,875 for misrepresenting autoclaved aerated concrete cladding panels (AAC panels) as the Australian-made “Hebel” ... More >>

Annual performance summaries released for electricity lines

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 2:16 pm | Commerce Commission

Annual performance summaries released for electricity lines companies The Commerce Commission has published its latest one-page summaries of key performance measures for each of New Zealand’s 29 electricity lines companies, covering the year to ... More >>

 

 

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