October 2017

Draft decision on what major telcos will contribute to $50m development levy

26 October 2017

The Commerce Commission today released its draft decision on how much 16 telecommunications providers will each pay towards the Government’s $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) for 2016/17.

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No change proposed for information requirements on gas companies seeking customised price-quality paths

24 October 2017

The Commerce Commission has today released a draft decision which proposes not to amend the information requirements applying to gas pipeline businesses which apply for a customised price-quality path (CPP).

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Final settlement reached in livestock price fixing case

24 October 2017

A settlement has been reached with Elders Rural Holdings Limited (Elders) in a price fixing case arising from the livestock industry’s response to the introduction of the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act 2012 (NAIT Act). 

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Process and issues paper released for review of Auckland and Christchurch Airport prices

20 October 2017

The Commerce Commission today released a process and issues paper for its review of the prices Auckland and Christchurch International Airports have set to apply for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2022.

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Cash for CAB in Commission settlement with Tower

18 October 2017

The Citizens Advice Bureau will receive approximately $75,000 as part of a settlement agreed between the Commerce Commission and Tower Insurance (Tower).

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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Daiken/Dongwha

17 October 2017

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to the proposed acquisition of Dongwha New Zealand Limited by Daiken New Zealand Limited.

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Commission releases draft report on Fonterra’s 2017/18 Milk Price Manual

13 October 2017

The Commerce Commission today released its draft report on its annual review of Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual for the 2017/18 dairy season.

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Don’t sell unsafe products urges Commerce Commission

13 October 2017

The Commerce Commission is urging importers, distributors and retailers to ensure that the products they sell comply with all relevant mandatory product safety standards and consumer information standards.

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Owner fined $151,875 for misrepresenting cladding as premium brand

5 October 2017

A former director and owner of the now-defunct Christchurch Lightweight Concrete Limited (Christchurch Lightweight) has been fined $151,875 for misrepresenting autoclaved aerated concrete cladding panels (AAC panels) as the Australian-made “Hebel” brand.

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Daiken seeks clearance to acquire Dongwha

4 October 2017

The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Daiken New Zealand Limited to acquire 100% of the shares in Dongwha New Zealand Limited.

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Annual performance summaries released for electricity lines companies

4 October 2017

The Commerce Commission has published its latest one-page summaries of key performance measures for each of New Zealand’s 29 electricity lines companies, covering the year to 31 March 2017.

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