Media releases

August 2017

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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Draft report on review of Fonterra’s 2016/17 base milk price calculation

15 August 2017

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft report on Fonterra’s base milk price calculation for the 2016/17 dairy season.

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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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Truck shop sentenced for “incomprehensible” contracts

14 August 2017

Auckland truck shop Zee Shop Limited (Zee Shop) has been fined $108,000 for providing contracts which included “incomprehensible” clauses.

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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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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for Essilor/Luxottica

2 August 2017

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to the proposed global merger of Essilor International (Compagnie Générale d’Optique) S.A. and Luxottica Group S.p.A.

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