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MBIE confirms 2 appointments to the Commerce Commission 01 July 2022

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today announced that Bryan Chapple and Nathan Strong will be appointed as Associate Commissioners at the Commerce Commission.

MBIE confirms reappointment to the Commerce Commission 13 May 2022

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today announced that Joseph Liava’a will be reappointed for a second term as an Associate Commissioner at the Commerce Commission.

Govt proposes initial changes to lending requirements 11 March 2022

Initial proposed changes to lending requirements announced by the Government today will help New Zealanders acquire credit safely and responsibly.

MBIE confirms new competition and consumer cross-appointments 25 February 2022

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today announced a refresh of the cross-appointments between the New Zealand Commerce Commission and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

Progressing changes to improve insurance contract law 24 February 2022

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is asking for feedback on a draft Bill that will make changes to improve insurance contract law.

Fraud Awareness Week (14 – 20 November) 17 November 2021

Kiwis confronted with an alarming rise in online identity theft.

Fraud Awareness Week 2021 (14 - 20 November) 15 November 2021

Rise in online scams costs millions; together let’s fight scams

Survey shows low consumer knowledge when shopping for a loan 11 August 2021

If you take out a loan and find a better deal within 5 working days, you can cancel your original loan, yet a recent consumer survey shows only one in 5 people know this.

Younger consumers more at risk, survey shows 27 July 2021

Did you know you do not need to have the original packaging with you when returning faulty goods? The 2020 New Zealand Consumer Survey (NZCS) shows young people aren’t as familiar with the laws designed to protect their basic consumer rights when purchasing as other New Zealanders.