18 December 1996The Commerce Commission today said Telecom's Internet service provider (ISP), Xtra, raises competition concerns.
17 December 1996The Commerce Commission today authorised the New Zealand Rugby Football Union's (NZRFU) proposed player transfer arrangements.
4 December 1996The Auckland High Court today imposed penalties totalling $350,000 after seven Auckland Toyota dealers admitted that they had breached the Commerce Act by fixing prices by agreeing to limit the discount available to purchasers of new cars.
22 November 1996The Commerce Commission has said today that, on the information currently available, it has no plans to intervene in the proposal that INL and associated companies acquire a majority shareholding in Sky Network Television Ltd.
18 November 1996The Commerce Commission has cleared the Radio Network of New Zealand to acquire the Prospect Companies' radio stations in Auckland and Hamilton on the condition that Radio Network sells a significant number of stations in Auckland and Hamilton.
15 November 1996The Commerce Commission conference to consider the New Zealand Rugby Football Union's (NZRFU) proposed player transfer arrangements begins at the Quality Hotel, Willis Street, Wellington on Monday November 18.
12 November 1996The major tourist boat operators at Milford Sound and the Department of Conservation (DoC) have changed a deed because the Commerce Commission was concerned it may breach the Commerce Act.
22 October 1996The Commerce Commission today released a draft determination stating that on the information currently available to it, it would not authorise the New Zealand Rugby Football Union's (NZRFU) proposed player transfer arrangements.
17 October 1996The Christchurch High Court today imposed penalties totalling $300,000 after Country Fare Bakeries Ltd and Quality Bakers New Zealand Ltd admitted they had reached an understanding in late 1993 which in terms of the Commerce Act amounted to fixing the price of bread in the South Island.
23 September 1996The New Zealand Rugby Football Union (NZRFU) has applied to the Commerce Commission for legal protection of its player transfer arrangements.
13 September 1996The Commerce Commission has concluded today that the proposed rules for the New Zealand Electricity Market (NZEM) will not lessen competition.
5 September 1996Commerce Commission Chairman Dr Alan Bollard said today the Commission is continuing its investigation of Southpower for an alleged breach of the Commerce Act.
23 August 1996The Rotorua High Court today sent a warning to all trade and professional associations that the Commerce Act applies to them and they cannot act anti-competitively.
16 August 1996The Commerce Commission conference to consider three of the rules for the proposed New Zealand Electricity Market begins in Wellington on Monday, August 19.
1 August 1996The Commission has decided that at this time it will take no action against Blue Star's acquisition of Whitcoulls, but for the next year it will monitor closely the relevant markets.
26 July 1996The Commerce Commission's preliminary view is that, on information currently available, it would authorise the pricing mechanisms in the rules for the proposed New Zealand Electricity Market (NZEM).
3 July 1996The Commerce Commission's approach to use of market dominance by monopolies has been strongly endorsed today by the Court of Appeal.
15 April 1996Lawyers must be aware that if their practices are shown to be anti-competitive under the Commerce Act, then the Commerce Commission can and will take action against them, Commission Chairman Dr Alan Bollard said in a speech to the New Zealand Law Conference on Friday.
30 January 1996The Commerce Commission has released a final decision today authorising a pricing arrangement for the wholesale electricity market for the period up to September 30.