Fair Trading media releases

August 2017

Gyms to shape up after Commission review into unfair contract terms

21 August 2017

Gyms have agreed to amend their standard form contracts after a Commerce Commission review into unfair contract terms in the sector.

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Commission issues warnings to GSK and AFT over Voltaren, Panadol and Maxiclear

16 August 2017

The Commerce Commission has warned Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare New Zealand Limited (GSK) and AFT Pharmaceuticals Limited (AFT) that the companies’ product packaging and marketing representations for some Voltaren, Panadol and Maxiclear products were likely to have breached the Fair Trading Act. 

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Four telcos warned by Commission

14 August 2017

The Commerce Commission has sent warning letters to four telecommunication companies about specific conduct that the Commission considers breached the Fair Trading Act.

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Hamilton real estate agency fined more than $1 million for price fixing

9 August 2017

Hamilton real estate agency Online Realty Limited (trading under the Ray White banner) has been ordered to pay a penalty of $1.05 million for its part in a national anti-competitive price fixing case.

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