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Every two months the Commerce Commission publishes feature articles in the newsletter Bulletin – News direct from the Commerce Commission.

The Bulletin covers a mix of regulation and competition issues. Articles inform about the Commission's thinking, feature case studies and general Commission news. The newsletter also contains updates on consultations, highlight new resources on our website and international news.

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Read previous editions of Bulletin in the Archive.

Welcome from Brent Alderton – October 2017

Published on 17 October 2017

Welcome to this edition of Bulletin.

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Fibre regulation team established

Published on 17 October 2017

The Commission has formed a new programme team responsible for implementing proposed fibre regulation under the Telecommunications (New Regulatory Framework) Amendment Bill.

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Consumer Issues Report

Published on 17 October 2017

We have been pleased with the response to our annual Consumer Issues Report for the year to 30 June 2017, which was released on 13 September.

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New quick guides to help demystify broadband for consumers

Published on 17 October 2017

We are in the process of rolling out a series of quick guides to help consumers navigate the often complex world of telecommunications.

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First unsubstantiated claims case

Published on 17 October 2017

The first ever conviction for unsubstantiated representations shows the importance of traders being able to back up the claims they make.

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Welcome from Brent Alderton – August 2017

Published on 17 August 2017

Welcome to this edition of Bulletin.

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Commission releases video guidance on discount claims

Published on 17 August 2017

The Commerce Commission has released video guidance for retailers on how to avoid making misleading discount claims.

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Competition Matters 2017 a sold-out success

Published on 17 August 2017

The Competition Matters 2017 conference was a sold-out success with around 250 delegates attending over the 2 days.

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Credit fee guidelines issued to industry

Published on 17 August 2017

The Commerce Commission has released its Consumer Credit Fees Guidelines, to provide guidance for lenders in setting credit fees.

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Vector to return $13.9 million to Auckland electricity consumers

Published on 17 August 2017

On 7 July we announced electricity lines company Vector would return $13.9 million to Auckland electricity consumers after it breached its regulated price path by collecting more revenue than it was entitled to in the 2014 and 2015 financial years.

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