16 December 1994The conference of interested parties to the meat companies' consortium application for authorisation of the proposal to buy and then close the Weddel meat processing plants will be open to the media.
5 December 1994Including submissions delivered today, the Commerce Commission has received 27 submissions in response to its draft determination on the proposal by a consortium of meat companies to buy the Weddel meat processing plants and then close them.
24 November 1994Working together against a competitor has cost a group of Blenheim and Picton real estate agents $62,800.
18 November 1994The Commerce Commission today released a draft determination saying the proposal by a consortium of meat companies to buy and then close the Weddel meat processing plants would be likely to substantially lessen competition and that this anti-competitive effect would not be outweighed by public benefits.
11 November 1994The Commerce Commission has today accepted an amendment to the application by a consortium of 15 meat companies for approval to buy the Weddel meat processing plants.
15 October 1994The Commerce Commission has released guidelines explaining how it will analyse public benefits and detriments when considering matters under the Commerce Act.
7 October 1994The Commerce Commission has concluded that the company proposed by international shipping interests to co-ordinate coastal movement of cargo, Coast Line, would have been likely to breach the Commerce Act.
3 October 1994Bed manufacturer Sealy New Zealand Limited had a $30,000 penalty imposed on it for trying to stop a Christchurch store discounting its beds.
23 September 1994Paragraph 5 of the media release made this afternoon:
23 September 1994The Commerce Commission is becoming concerned that it has not yet been asked to authorise a consortium bid for Weddel Crown's meat processing plants.
22 September 1994What would happen to competition if Wellington's gas supplier also owned 49 percent of its electricity company?