The Government has announced a new COVID-19 Protection Framework to replace the existing Alert Level system when it is safe to do, supported by COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates. These rules are not in place yet. For further information please see the Unite Against COVID-19 website(external link).
The Government has introduced the Matariki Public Holiday Bill to Parliament, the next step in the legislative process to create a new public holiday in Aotearoa. The Bill, Te Pire mō te Hararei Tūmatanui o Te Kāhui o Matariki / Te Kāhui o Matariki Public Holiday Bill, is only the fifth dual language Bill to be introduced to our Parliament.
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.
A new All-of-Government (AoG) office supplies contract – used by over a thousand government agencies – focuses on low-waste, sustainable products, and will deliver tangible economic and environmental outcomes, Laurence Pidcock, General Manager of New Zealand Government Procurement (NZGP, a branch within MBIE), announced today.
Results of the New Zealand Consumer Survey 2020, released today, found that nearly all consumers are aware that laws exist to protect their consumer rights, and tested knowledge of these rights has improved over the past 2 years.