Consumer research and reports
This section provides information about consumer research and reports commissioned or undertaken in recent years.
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The Consumer Protection team conducts biennial New Zealand Consumer Surveys (NZCS) to find out what adult New Zealanders know about consumer laws and it explores how they behave when they experience problems with products and services. The surveys provide national level insights on the health of the Consumer & Commercial regulatory system, and enable changes to be monitored.
Our Consumer Protection team report quarterly on New Zealand's consumer issues landscape.
This study follows a group of over 1,000 adult New Zealanders over a two-year period to track change in consumer concerns, attitudes, behaviours and experiences.
Business and consumer research into awareness, attitudes, and understanding of their rights, obligations and responsibilities.
Research, evaluation and monitoring in relation to consumer credit including evaluation of the Credit Contract and Consumer Finance Act (CCCFA).