December 2017

Updated rules for related party transactions for gas pipeline and electricity lines companies

21 December 2017

The Commerce Commission has released its final decision to update the rules around related party transactions for electricity lines and gas pipeline businesses. 

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Public information disclosure requirements tidied up for regulated businesses

21 December 2017

The Commerce Commission has updated its information disclosure requirements for regulated international airports, electricity lines companies and gas pipeline businesses.

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Proceedings filed against herd management and milk testing company for cartel conduct

21 December 2017

The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings in the High Court at Auckland against GEA Milfos International Limited for alleged cartel conduct in the supply of milk testing products and services and herd management systems. 

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Commission grants collective bargaining authorisation for Waikato – Bay of Plenty Chicken Growers Association

21 December 2017

The Commerce Commission has granted authorisation to allow members of the Waikato - Bay of Plenty Chicken Growers Association Incorporated to collectively bargain with Inghams Enterprises (NZ) Pty Limited.

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Annual Telco Monitoring Report shows pace of industry change

20 December 2017

The Commerce Commission has today released its Annual Telecommunications Monitoring Report which reveals the key broadband and mobile trends for the year to 30 June 2017.

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Commission welcomes High Court’s dismissal of NZME/Fairfax merger appeal

19 December 2017

The Commerce Commission has welcomed the High Court’s dismissal of NZME and Fairfax’s appeal against the Commission’s decision to decline their media merger. 

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Stuff Fibre warned for claiming it is “Probably NZ’s Fastest Internet

18 December 2017

The Commerce Commission has issued a warning to NZ Fibre Communications Limited (Stuff Fibre) for making unsubstantiated claims that it is “Probably NZ’s Fastest Internet.”

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Commission releases final report on annual review of Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual

15 December 2017

The Commerce Commission has released its final report on its annual review of Fonterra’s Milk Price Manual for the current dairy season.

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Statement of Preliminary Issues for Heinz Wattie’s/Cerebos Gregg’s merger

15 December 2017

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from H. J. Heinz Company (New Zealand) Limited (Heinz Wattie’s) to acquire the food and instant coffee business of Cerebos Gregg’s Limited (Cerebos Gregg’s).

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Commission releases tips to help resolve issues with your broadband provider

15 December 2017

The Commerce Commission has released the final quick guide in its “Beginners guide to broadband” series – this time with tips on how to resolve issues with your broadband provider.

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Statement of Preliminary Issues released for MYOB/Reckon merger

14 December 2017

The Commerce Commission has published a Statement of Preliminary Issues relating to MYOB Group Limited’s (MYOB) proposed acquisition of the Accountants Group business of Reckon Limited (Reckon). 

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TSB Bank to repay customers after miscalculating break fees

14 December 2017

TSB Bank Limited (TSB) will repay customers who were inadvertently overcharged for terminating their fixed-term lending agreements.

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Status quo confirmed for gas companies seeking customised price-quality paths

13 December 2017

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

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Updated asset health reporting for national electricity grid operator Transpower

8 December 2017

The Commerce Commission has today released updated asset health reporting requirements for electricity transmission company Transpower. 

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Final decision on what major telcos contribute to $50 million development levy

7 December 2017

The Commerce Commission today released its final 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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Have your say on Wellington Electricity’s $31 million earthquake resilience plan

6 December 2017

The Commerce Commission is inviting public submissions on Wellington Electricity’s plan to spend $31 million on earthquake strengthening its lines network.

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