November 2015

Commission welcomes commercial resolution at Eastland Port

25 November 2015

The Commerce Commission has welcomed the commercial agreement reached between Eastland Port and forestry customers and confirmed its proposed inquiry into the Port’s pricing under Part 4 of the Commerce Act will now not proceed.

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Commerce Commission wins Plain English Award

20 November 2015

The Commerce Commission has won the Best Plain English Document – Public Sector award for its latest ‘Know your rights’ brochure – Borrowing money or buying goods on credit: Know your rights, at the 2015 Plain English Awards last night.

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Commission warns public about Blazing Whale and November Rain travel scratchie scams

20 November 2015

The Commerce Commission is warning the public to be wary of two travel scratchie scams being run from Malaysia and appearing in New Zealanders’ mail boxes.

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Commerce Commission supports Fraud Awareness Week

16 November 2015

The Commission is reminding New Zealand small businesses to remain vigilant about avoiding scams as it supports Fraud Awareness Week, which runs until Saturday.

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Commission approves Cavalier’s application to acquire NZ Wool Services

13 November 2015

The Commerce Commission has issued its final determination approving Cavalier Wool Holdings’ (Cavalier) application to acquire New Zealand Wool Services International's (NZWSI) wool scouring business and assets.

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Small businesses targeted by costly Global Map Index directory service

13 November 2015

The Commerce Commission is warning New Zealand businesses to be wary of unsolicited mail which asks them to update their company details after receiving complaints about a trader called Global Map Index. 

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Final decisions on fast track amendments for customised paths

12 November 2015

The Commerce Commission has today published amendments that provide more flexibility for gas and electricity distributors when applying for a customised price-quality path (CPP).

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Commission clears Wilson Parking to acquire Tournament leases in Newmarket and Wellington

12 November 2015

The Commerce Commission has given clearance for Wilson Parking New Zealand Limited (Wilson Parking) to acquire five car park leases from Tournament Parking Limited (Tournament).

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Transpower’s maximum allowable revenues reviewed and adjusted for 2016/17 to 2019/20 pricing years

11 November 2015

The Commerce Commission has completed its review of Transpower’s proposed update to the forecast maximum allowable revenue (forecast MAR) for the 2016/17 to 2019/20 pricing years.

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Update on Z Energy’s application to acquire Chevron NZ

10 November 2015

On 1 July 2015, Z Energy Limited (Z Energy) registered an application with the Commerce Commission seeking clearance to acquire 100% of the shares in Chevron New Zealand (Chevron), the owner of the Caltex brand in New Zealand.

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Commission releases draft amendments to airport land valuation rules

10 November 2015

The Commerce Commission has today released draft amendments for consultation on the application of the airport land valuation rules as part of the input methodologies review.

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Statement of preliminary issues for Tennex acquisition of San-i-pak

10 November 2015

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from Tennex Capital Limited to acquire the medical and quarantine waste business of San-i-pak Limited.

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Commission releases draft report on dairy sector competition in NZ

6 November 2015

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft report for consultation on the state of competition in New Zealand’s dairy industry.

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Baa Baa Beads warned over health claims

6 November 2015

Wholesaler and online retailer ‘Baa Baa Beads’ has received a warning from the Commerce Commission after it failed to substantiate its claims about the therapeutic benefits of its Baltic amber products.

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Statement of preliminary issues for merger of Vocus and M2

5 November 2015

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from Vocus Communications Limited to acquire the shares and/or assets of M2 Group Limited.

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Commission files further court proceedings in livestock case

5 November 2015

The Commerce Commission has filed court proceedings against Rural Livestock Limited for alleged price fixing in connection with the introduction of the National Animal Identification Tracing Act 2012 (NAIT Act).

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