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Commission declines clearance for Vodafone/Sky merger

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 9:11 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has declined to grant clearance for the proposed merger of Sky Network Television and Vodafone New Zealand. More >>

Judge criticises mobile trader for targeting the vulnerable

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 12:56 pm | Commerce Commission

Mobile trader Bestdeals 4 You Limited (Bestdeals) has been fined $47,250 in the Auckland District Court for failing to disclose key consumer information about its credit contracts and layby sales agreements. More >>

Bike Barn fined $800k for misleading pricing

Friday, 10 February 2017, 4:44 pm | Commerce Commission

Bike Retail Group Limited and Bikes International Limited, the joint operators of Bike Barn in New Zealand, have today been fined $800,000 in the Auckland District Court. More >>

Revenues and quality standards for gas pipeline services

Friday, 10 February 2017, 9:36 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its draft decisions on the default price-quality paths (DPP) for gas pipeline services. These paths set the revenues and minimum quality standards that four gas distributors and one gas transmission business must comply ... More >>

Commission files charges against Appenture Marketing

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 1:19 pm | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has filed 24 charges against Appenture Marketing Ltd for failing to provide consumers with key contract information and for making false and misleading representations to consumers about their rights. More >>

Charges filed against Bunnings for misleading advertising

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 10:23 am | Commerce Commission

Commission confirms charges filed against Bunnings for misleading advertising The Commerce Commission has filed 45 charges in Auckland District Court against Bunnings (NZ) Limited alleging it misled consumers by advertising the prices of its goods ... More >>

$1m penalty for misleading Nurofen specific pain range claim

Friday, 3 February 2017, 4:24 pm | Commerce Commission

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) Limited (RBNZ) has been fined $1.08 million today in the Auckland District Court for 10 charges relating to its Nurofen specific pain range products. The products include Nurofen Migraine Pain, Nurofen Tension Headache, ... More >>

Mobile trader pleads guilty to disclosure failures

Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 11:37 am | Commerce Commission

Mobile trader Best Buy Limited (Best Buy) has pled guilty to 16 charges relating to the operation of its door-to-door sales business in Auckland and smaller North Island towns. More >>

Baby City sentenced for two non-compliant cots

Friday, 20 January 2017, 10:12 am | Commerce Commission

Baby City Retail Investments Limited (Baby City) has been fined $39,000 in the Auckland District Court for six charges relating to selling cots which failed to comply with the packaging and labelling requirements of the safety standard for household cots ... More >>

Regulation of Spark’s wholesale voice services under review

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 8:54 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has completed its investigation of whether to recommend to the Minister for Communications that Spark’s wholesale voice services provided on copper lines should be deregulated. More >>

Charges filed over ‘made in New Zealand’ claims

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 10:32 am | Commerce Commission

Topline International Limited (Topline) and its director Jeffrey Bernard Cook each face 22 charges brought by the Commission for falsely representing that its NatureBee Potentiated Bee Pollen (NatureBee) supplement was a New Zealand made and sourced ... More >>

Review of rules for regulated electricity, gas, airport

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 9:34 am | Commerce Commission

Commission releases final decisions on review of rules for regulated electricity, gas and airport services More >>

Godfreys fined for extended warranty agreements it sold

Monday, 19 December 2016, 3:12 pm | Commerce Commission

New Zealand Vacuum Cleaner Company Limited (trading as Godfreys) was today fined $58,000 in the Manukau District Court after earlier pleading guilty to 10 charges relating to its extended warranty agreements. More >>

Real estate agency to pay $1 million for price fixing

Monday, 19 December 2016, 11:36 am | Commerce Commission

Hamilton real estate agency Lugton’s Limited has been ordered to pay a penalty of $1 million following a penalty hearing in the Auckland High Court on Friday 16 December. More >>

Final decision for telecommunications providers

Monday, 19 December 2016, 9:01 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today released its final decision about how much 15 telecommunications providers will pay towards the $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) for 2015/16. More >>

Phone number portability to stay

Monday, 19 December 2016, 8:57 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has decided to continue to regulate number portability for both local and mobile telephone numbers for another five years. Number portability enables a customer to keep the same telephone number despite switching telecommunications ... More >>

Real estate agencies to pay penalties for price fixing

Friday, 16 December 2016, 2:43 pm | Commerce Commission

The head offices of Barfoot & Thompson, Harcourts, LJ Hooker and Ray White will collectively pay $9.825 million following a price fixing penalty hearing in the Auckland High Court. More >>

Youi insurance fined $320,000 for misleading sales technique

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 3:49 pm | Commerce Commission

Insurance firm Youi NZ Pty Limited (Youi) has today been fined $320,000 in the Auckland District Court for employing misleading sales techniques when attempting to sell policies to consumers who were seeking a quote. More >>

"You better watch out" - Christmas shoppers urged

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 10:27 am | Commerce Commission

With the Christmas shopping season in full swing the Commerce Commission is reminding consumers and retailers about consumers' rights when buying goods in store or online. More >>

Final report on Fonterra’s 2016/17 Milk Price Manual

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 10:25 am | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission today released its final report on its annual statutory review of Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual for the 2016/17 dairy season. More >>

 

 

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