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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi today announced the reappointments of Sue Begg and Elisabeth Welson as members of the Commerce Commission, and the appointment of a new associate member, John Crawford.

The Government is introducing tough new measures to protect people from loan sharks and truck shops, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi announced today.

Minister for Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Hon Kris Faafoi is encouraging everyone to take a few easy steps to protect themselves online this Cyber Smart Week.

Work on a weather station is underway to help Tokelau build its knowledge of and resilience to climate change, Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi announced today.

Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi helped deliver emergency supplies from New Zealand to Tokelau today.

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi travels to Sydney tomorrow (Friday) to progress open banking options for New Zealand consumers.

Wellingtonian Judge Bill Hastings has been appointed as member and chair of the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA), the Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Hon Kris Faafoi announced today. Lawyer Susie Staley of Dunedin also joins the board.

Minister of Customs Hon Kris Faafoi has welcomed the passing of the Maritime Powers Extension Bill which will help Customs disrupt the supply of drugs to New Zealand and inhibit drug-smuggling in international waters.

Revenue Minister Stuart Nash and Customs Minister Kris Faafoi are encouraging feedback on a proposal to extend an information sharing agreement designed to crack down on organised crime.

International travellers arriving into New Zealand should have a simpler, faster entry as a result of changes to the Passenger Arrival Card.

Getting your household prepared for a disaster could take just five minutes, Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi says, and they could be the best five minutes you’ve ever spent.

Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Hon Kris Faafoi has asked the Prime Minister’s chief science advisor Professor Juliet Gerrard FRSNZ to work with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to ensure Standards New Zealand’s standard-setting process is robust.

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Hon Kris Faafoi has welcomed a new milestone for the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) programme, which has reached 44 per cent uptake – far above initial expectations.

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi today announced the start of public consultation on New Zealand’s plant variety rights law, which regulates intellectual property protection over new plant varieties.

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi and Transport Minister Phil Twyford today announced the Government’s measures to protect the public from wheel clampers charging excessive fees and preying on motorists.

Helping communities prepare and respond to emergencies by ensuring they are well-informed and ready has never been more important, Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi says.

New numbers show the Takata airbag compulsory recall in New Zealand has now seen 38,238 Alpha airbags replaced and 208,902 non-Alphas replaced – 45 percent of all Alpha airbags and 42 percent of non-Alphas.

With just over two months to go until the ShakeOut national earthquake drill and tsunami hikoi, already half a million participants have signed up.

Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi says a Wellington initiative to translate emergency information into 15 languages will help keep diverse communities safe.

Measures to trial a safety savings net for all New Zealanders and a plan that could create safe and affordable vehicle options including social leasing and community ride-sharing have been announced at the conclusion of the Financial Inclusion Industry Forum today. Banks and NGOs also agreed to improve access to simpler, safer credit for vulnerable people.

An industry forum for business, government and community agencies aims to ensure vulnerable consumers who need to borrow can do so safely, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi announced today.

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi has moved to tighten conduct when businesses fold by tabling a Supplementary Order Paper to the Insolvency Practitioners Bill.

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