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Every two months the Commerce Commission publishes feature articles in the newsletter Bulletin – News direct from the Commerce Commission.

The Bulletin covers a mix of regulation and competition issues. Articles inform about the Commission's thinking, feature case studies and general Commission news. The newsletter also contains updates on consultations, highlight new resources on our website and international news.

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Read previous editions of Bulletin in the Archive.

Welcome from Brent Alderton – December 2017

Published on 20 December 2017

Welcome to this edition of Bulletin.

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Strong interest from teachers in free It’s All Good resources

Published on 19 December 2017

We’ve been pleasantly surprised at the level of interest we’ve received in our free It’s All Good resources to teach teenagers their consumer rights.

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Busy end to the year in electricity distribution regulation

Published on 19 December 2017

It’s been a busy final quarter in electricity distribution regulation.

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Important ruling on credit contracts

Published on 19 December 2017

In a significant ruling for the Commission, the High Court has held that courts can decide to re-open credit contracts of their own volition if they consider that the contract may be oppressive.

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Cold-call education company fined $351,000 for “egregious conduct”

Published on 19 December 2017

Maths education company Auckland Academy of Learning Limited (AAL) has been fined $351,000 for conduct which the Judge described as “egregious”.

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Commission offers new video tips to avoid Christmas shopping stress

Published on 19 December 2017

The Commerce Commission is releasing a series of Christmas videos to help consumers avoid Christmas shopping hassles this festive season.

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Welcome from Brent Alderton – October 2017

Published on 17 October 2017

Welcome to this edition of Bulletin.

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Fibre regulation team established

Published on 17 October 2017

The Commission has formed a new programme team responsible for implementing proposed fibre regulation under the Telecommunications (New Regulatory Framework) Amendment Bill.

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Consumer Issues Report

Published on 17 October 2017

We have been pleased with the response to our annual Consumer Issues Report for the year to 30 June 2017, which was released on 13 September.

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New quick guides to help demystify broadband for consumers

Published on 17 October 2017

We are in the process of rolling out a series of quick guides to help consumers navigate the often complex world of telecommunications.

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