2018

March 2018

Improvements to the rules for Transpower's investment in the national grid

29 March 2018

The Commerce Commission has today released its final decision on its review of the rules relating to Transpower’s investment in the national grid.

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Daiken cleared to acquire Dongwha's MDF wood products business

29 March 2018

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Daiken New Zealand to acquire 100% of the shares in Dongwha New Zealand Limited.

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Commission approves $1.27 billion major network upgrade for Powerco

28 March 2018

The Commerce Commission has approved an application by Powerco to spend $1.27 billion on a major network upgrade.

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Commission approves Wellington Electricity's $31 million earthquake readiness plan

28 March 2018

The Commerce Commission has approved Wellington Electricity’s application to invest an additional $31 million to improve its network’s resilience to a major earthquake.

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Study to ensure regulation keeps pace with changes in mobile telecommunications

27 March 2018

The Commerce Commission has confirmed the scope for its study into mobile telecommunications markets in New Zealand.

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Dishing up a surcharge with your hot cross bun

26 March 2018

With the Easter break around the corner, the Commerce Commission is reminding businesses that if they apply a surcharge it must be clearly and accurately disclosed to consumers.

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Commerce Commission appoints new Chief Executive

22 March 2018

Commerce Commission Chairman Dr Mark Berry today announced the appointment of Adrienne Meikle as Chief Executive of the Commerce Commission.

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Rhone cleared to acquire swimming pool equipment company Fluidra

21 March 2018

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Rhone to acquire Fluidra.

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Commission declines clearance for Trade Me to acquire Motorcentral

9 March 2018

The Commerce Commission has declined to grant clearance to Trade Me to acquire Motorcentral (Limelight Software Limited).

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Fairer contract terms for public transport users in major cities

9 March 2018

A review by the Commerce Commission has resulted in some major public transport providers making changes to the standard terms of use for their re-usable pre-paid travel cards.

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Commission grants clearance for sauce merger subject to divestments

9 March 2018

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance for Heinz Wattie’s to acquire the food and instant coffee business of Cerebos Gregg’s subject to a divestment undertaking.

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Consumers need to seriously consider if buying from Viagogo is worth the risk

6 March 2018

The Commerce Commission is advising consumers to seriously consider whether buying tickets from ticket reselling website Viagogo is worth the risk after the latest series of complaints.

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