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Consultation opens on draft regulations of unit pricing 14 April 2023

The Government is introducing a mandatory standard for unit pricing to help consumers make informed decisions when shopping for the essentials at the supermarket.

Government announces final changes to the CCCFA Regulations 12 April 2023

The Government has announced a final set of changes to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act and the Responsible Lending Code to improve safe access to credit for Kiwis. The changes will be applied from 4 May 2023.

Government announces mandatory unit pricing for supermarkets 19 December 2022

The Government has announced new rules that will require supermarkets and other large grocery retailers to clearly and consistently display unit pricing for grocery products. Generally this will be per kilogram or per litre.

New Chair appointed to the Financial Advisers Disciplinary Committee 09 December 2022

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today confirmed that Mr John Matthews has been appointed as Chair of the Financial Advisers Disciplinary Committee.

Government progresses consumer protections for three waters services 08 December 2022

The Government has announced the introduction of the Three Waters Economic Efficiency and Consumer Protection Bill today, which will ensure the future three waters system promotes consumer interests.

Have your say on proposed changes to geographical indications 23 November 2022

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is asking for feedback on changes to New Zealand’s registered geographical indications regime.

Government progresses work on open banking 10 November 2022

The government is progressing work on a consumer data right (CDR) framework for New Zealand and will explore banking as the first sector for this to apply to.

Business communities invited to have their say on details of new payments disclosure regime 28 October 2022

The Government is establishing a new Business Payment Practices disclosure regime to improve information and transparency around business-to-business payment practices across the economy.

Consultation opens on incorporated societies regulations 11 October 2022

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has opened consultation on regulations to support a new regime to govern New Zealand’s incorporated societies.

Shining the light on screen workers 06 October 2022

Improved working conditions for workers in the screen industry is now a reality with the Screen Industry Workers Act passing into law.