Latest Commerce Commission News

Commission releases draft report on retail fuel market competition
Commission releases draft report on Fonterra’s milk price
New vision for Council of Financial Regulators
Commission alleges irresponsible lending by Pretty Penny
Westpac refunding $7 million to affected customers for incorrect fees
Commission files charges against Global Fibre8 and owner Tangi Tuake
Commission releases 2019/20 priorities
$45K fine for supplying unsafe toy pig
Finance company to refund customers $2.7 million
Online holiday rental booking platform charged with misleading consumers
Commission files proceedings against Westpac
2 Cheap Cars fined $438,000 for “blatantly untrue and misleading” document
Commission alleges irresponsible lending by Moola
Commission files proceedings against Real Finance over unreasonable fees
“Lotsa Goodies”-linked company fined nearly $75K over unsafe toys
Milfos to pay $825,000 in price-fixing case
Whanganui finance company to return $400K to borrowers
Commission releases report on local lines company risk preparedness
NZ broadband is delivering a great video streaming experience for consumers
Further regulatory intervention not currently needed for telco backhaul services
MyRepublic warned over levy requirements
Torpedo7 and Container Door charged over missing bike brakes
Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Infratil/Vodafone
Commission releases draft decision on local electricity lines revenue
Commission releases draft decision on Transpower’s price path
Commission warns Spark for misleading in-contract customers
Feedback sought on rules to underpin new regulatory regime for fibre networks
Commission closes investigation into Bondor’s acquisition of Long Group
Infratil seeks clearance to acquire up to 50% stake in Vodafone NZ
Mobile competition trending in right direction
Vodafone fined $350,000 for billing customers after contracts finished
Commission grants clearance for GSK to acquire Pfizer’s consumer healthcare business
Loan sharks and truck shops target of new measures to protect vulnerable families
Commission charges Farmland Foods for misleading customers
Fuel study working papers released
Commission recommends deregulating Spark’s resale copper voice services
Another toy safety fine, more guilty pleas
Spark fined $675,000 for misleading consumers
Commission to appeal Viagogo injunction decision
Home Funding Group charged over ‘saving’ claims
Commission launches consultations on safeguards for consumers moving from copper to fibre
Commerce Commission appointments support focus on consumer protection
Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Mainland Print’s application to acquire
Slingshot warned for misleading discount claims
Three companies fined $150,000 for selling unsafe toys
Expertise on Reserve Bank committee means strong focus on economy and jobs
Commission action seeks $680,000 for borrowers