Current consultations

Amendments to information disclosure requirements 2017

Project status: Draft decision for technical updates to information disclosure requirements applicable to airport services relating to items identified as part of price setting event disclosures due August 2017

The Commission is proposing amendments to information disclosure determinations for airport services, electricity distribution and gas pipeline businesses to address identified issues for the 2018 disclosure years for airport, electricity distribution and gas pipeline services.

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Vero Insurance New Zealand Limited and Tower Limited

Project status: Final decision due 26 July 2017

The Commission has received a clearance application from Vero Insurance New Zealand Limited seeking clearance to acquire up to 100% of the shares in Tower Limited.

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Review of Milk Price Calculation 2016/17 season

Project status: Comments on Emerging views on asset beta and Fonterra’s Reason’s paper due 31 July 2017

Under Section 150O of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 (as amended July 2012) the Commission must review Fonterra’s calculation of the base milk price for each season and report on the extent to which it is consistent with the purpose set out in section 150A of the Act.

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Cost of capital 2017

Project status: WACC for ID for GPBs and Airports with June year-end and Transpower (First Gas, GasNet, AIAL, CIAL and Transpower) due 31 July 2017

The cost of capital is the financial return investors require from an investment given its risk.

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Related party transactions provisions

Project status: Draft decision on IM review of related party transactions provisions due early August 2017

This page contains information on our review of the related party transactions provisions being carried out as part of the input methodologies review.

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Waikato and Upper North Island voltage management

Project status: Draft decision due September 2018

The closure of Southdown and Otahuhu Power stations in Auckland and the proposed closure of the Huntly Power Station in Waikato are expected to cause voltage management issues in the Auckland and Waitako regions as peak electricity demand increases.

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Customised price-quality paths requirements

Project status: Draft decision on CPP information requirements for gas pipeline businesses due July–September 2017

This page contains information on the review of the input methodologies for customised price-quality paths (CPP requirements) topic being considered as part of the input methodologies review.

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Input methodologies review

Project status: Draft decision on IM review of related party transactions provisions due August 2017

This page includes information on the review of the input methodologies that the Commission must undertake within 7 years of setting the input methodologies.

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