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Communique was the Commerce Commission's magazine until 2010. You can now subscribe for our monthly e-newsletter Bulletin - News direct from the Commerce Commission.



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Communique December 2003 Edition PDF (214 KB) The Commerce Commission declined to authorise a proposed Alliance between Qantas Airways Limited and Air New Zealand Limited in October. The Commission considers that a proposed Alliance between the two airline carriers would damage competition and harm consumers and is therefore not in the interests of New Zealanders.
Communique December 2003 Special Edition - Enforcement Criteria PDF (76 KB) The Commerce Commission has used enforcement criteria in various modes for a number of years. The criteria assist the Commission in its discretionary activities when making decisions on whether to open an investigation, and what enforcement action it will take at the end of an investigation.
Communique June 2003 Edition PDF (235 KB) The Commerce Commission's Chair, John Belgrave, leaves the Commission this month to take up the position of Chief Ombudsman.
Communique March 2003 Edition PDF (136 KB) After a comprehensive review of the Commission's publications last year, we have amalgamated our previous newsletters, Compliance and Fair's Fair, into one all purpose quarterly communication. We have also published a companion to the Commission's Annual Report to Parliament for 2001/2002 called Regulatory and Enforcement Activities of the Commerce Commission. This publication contains a comprehensive statement of the Commission's activities during the year and will be published annually.
Communique September 2003 Edition PDF (458 KB) Recent changes to the Fair Trading Act have extended the Commerce Commission's powers to deal with misleading and unfair trading practices by businesses.
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