Features

Every 2 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 Adrienne Meikle – April 2018

Published on 29 May 2018

Welcome to this edition of Bulletin.

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Businesses reminded of obligations when claiming ‘Made in New Zealand’

Published on 29 May 2018

The Commission sent a timely reminder to all businesses that any ‘Made in New Zealand’ claims they make about their products must be accurate, able to be substantiated and must not mislead consumers about the country of origin.

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Merger update

Published on 29 May 2018

The Commission has had another busy year investigating mergers. Many mergers bring benefits to the economy and we cleared a number of them over the past year.

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New videos and quick guides to help businesses avoid unfair contract terms

Published on 29 May 2018

We have launched a new series of videos and quick guides to help businesses avoid unfair contract terms in their standard form consumer contracts.

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Update on future fibre regulation

Published on 29 May 2018

On Wednesday 2 May, the Commission’s Fibre Regulation and wider Telecommunications team held a stakeholder workshop on our approach to future fibre regulation.

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Welcome from Geoff Williamson – March 2018

Published on 26 March 2018

Welcome to this edition of Bulletin.

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Back it up – new video guidance

Published on 26 March 2018

The Commission has produced new video guidance for traders on false, misleading and unsubstantiated representations and how to avoid making them.

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Consumer advocates empowered to report irresponsible lending

Published on 26 March 2018

A guidance tool called Red Flags which makes it easier for consumer advocates to report unlawful lending to the Commission continues to gain traction and has been downloaded over 1,000 times. 

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New videos and quick guides on competition law

Published on 26 March 2018

We have released a series of animated videos and quick guides to help businesses and procurers better understand competition law.

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Our submission on fibre regulation

Published on 26 March 2018

The Commission has submitted to the Economic Development, Science and Innovation Select Committee on the Telecommunications (New Regulatory Framework) Amendment Bill.

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