The Government has tightened up protections for New Zealanders across the banking and insurance sectors to ensure they get a fair deal.
Hon Dr David Clark
Legislation that bans major supermarkets from blocking their competitors’ access to land to set up new stores paves the way for greater competition in the sector.
New powers will be given to the Commerce Commission allowing it to require supermarkets to hand over information regarding contracts, arrangements and land covenants which make it difficult for competing retailers to set up shop.
More New Zealand homes, businesses and communities will soon benefit from fast and reliable connectivity, regardless of where they live, study and work.
“Food price data shows New Zealanders pay too much for the basics and today’s figures provide more evidence of why we need to change the supermarket industry, and fast," Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says.
Latest annual food price figures released today confirm the need to rein in the super profits of the supermarket duopoly, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark said.
Recently retired chief executive of the Farmers’ Mutual Group, Chris Black, and former Christchurch MP, Ruth Dyson have been appointed Chair and Deputy Chair of the Earthquake Commission Board.
The rules which govern New Zealand’s incorporated societies will be refreshed for the first time in 114 years.
A law to better protect competition has passed its third and final reading, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister, David Clark announced today.
Making a claim following a natural disaster will be easier soon thanks to a Bill introduced today.
New Zealanders will soon benefit from a much more competitive grocery sector as a result of market study findings unveiled by the Commerce Commission today.
A major effort to upgrade capacity on congested rural broadband networks has been unveiled by the Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications, David Clark.
Digital Economy and Communications Minister David Clark has today released the digital technologies sector draft Industry Transformation Plan for consultation.
An historic agreement recognising Māori interests in radio spectrum has been signed at Parliament today.
The OECD’s 2022 Economic Survey for New Zealand has recognised the Government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, noting that the country has one of the lowest mortality rates in the world while the economy has proved strong and resilient.