Kiwi retailer fined after selling children's pyjamas at risk of catching fire A New Zealand clothing retailer has been fined after selling children's clothing that was more susceptible to catching fire than the Fair Trading Act allows. NZSALE was fined $74,000 yesterday in the North Shore District Court after pleading guilty to four charges for selling nightwear that failed to meet the applicable safety standards.
Online shopping club NZSale has been fined $74,000 for selling unsafe children's nightwear. The company was sentenced in the North Shore District Court yesterday after a Commerce Commission investigation found nightwear it sold included products which were recalled in December 2015 due to safety hazards.
Online and store retailer NZ Sale has been fined $74,000 after pleading guilty to selling nightwear that failed to meet fire safety requirements. In the North Shore District Court on Tuesday, the retailer pleaded guilty to four charges brought by the Commerce Commission which has been cracking down on product safety of children's clothing.
Stuff-Me is dead, with the merger between media companies Stuff and NZME once again denied by the courts. A different combination now looms large as a possibility, but would it work? At a certain point, you probably have to accept that they’ll never let you be together.
The Court of Appeal has backed the Commerce Commission's decision to decline the proposed NZME/Stuff merger. The two media giants' long-running appeal has come to a screeching halt, with the news of the decision announced on Tuesday. In May 2016 Stuff (then known as Fairfax) and NZME sought authorisation to merge their New Zealand operations, arguing it was necessary to prevent job losses and the closure of some newspapers.
The Court of Appeal has knocked back the proposed media merger between NZME and Stuff. The two companies were challenging a judge's refusal to give the merger the green light after the Commerce Commission first rejected the deal. In May last year, the commission declined to authorise the tie-up, arguing it would concentrate too much media influence in one business.
A fire extinguisher supplier is heading to court, accused of charging customers for services they never received. The Commerce Commission has filed charges against Mira Singh and his company, Aero Fire. Singh and Aero Fire each face three charges under the Fair Trading Act of making false or misleading representations in relation to the installation, servicing and maintenance of fire extinguishers.Singh also faces one charge of obtaining money by deception.
The Commerce Commission has filed charges against a company, and its owner, which supplies and services fire extinguishers. Aero Fire Sales & Service Ltd and its sole director Mira Singh each face three charges under the Fair Trading Act of allegedly making false or misleading representations in relation to the installation, servicing and maintenance of fire extinguishers.
The whistleblower who first raised concerns about the failure of Aurora Energy to maintain its network says people across Otago will pay the price. The Commerce Commission yesterday confirmed it was initiating High Court proceedings against the Dunedin City Council-owned company for breaching regulated quality standards.
The Commerce Commission has filed court proceedings against Dunedin City Council-owned power company Aurora Energy for failing to meet its quality standards in 2016 and 2017. [00:00:01] Aurora Energy's poorly maintained power poles and cables have landed the company in court.