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Fraud Awareness Week – COVID-19 related scams on the rise 16 November 2020

This Fraud Awareness Week, Consumer Protection (MBIE) is encouraging people to be aware of new and sophisticated scams designed to encourage people to hand over money or personal information.

New Cabinet announced 02 November 2020

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces the new Cabinet focused on COVID-19 recovery.

Consumer Travel Reimbursement Scheme opens to travel agencies and wholesalers 20 October 2020

From today, travel agents and wholesalers can make applications to the Consumer Travel Reimbursement Scheme established to support New Zealanders to get back money they are owed from cancelled overseas travel plans caused by COVID-19.

Government announces COVID-19 consumer travel reimbursement scheme 10 September 2020

The Government has announced a scheme to support the recovery of refunds and credits owed to New Zealand consumers by overseas travel suppliers.

New associate member of Commerce Commission appointed 25 August 2020

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today confirmed the appointment of Vhari McWha as an associate member of the Commerce Commission.

Government brings forward high-cost loan protections 30 April 2020

The Government is bringing forward measures to protect people in financial hardship from high-cost loans that trap them in debt.

Details on Alert Level 3 workplace restrictions released 16 April 2020

New Zealand remains in Alert Level 4 and all New Zealanders should continue to stay home to save lives. Only businesses that are essential can operate premises for workers who cannot work from home during the Alert Level 4 period.

New Bill to stamp out unfair commercial practices passes first reading 13 February 2020

Amendments to the Fair Trading Act 1986 were read for the first time in Parliament yesterday.