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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Hon Kris Faafoi has told the payments sector that progress must be made on innovation and open banking.

Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi has urged the sector and public to get involved in proposed changes to the fees charged by the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ).

Measures to increase transparency and combat misuse of New Zealand companies have been progressed today with the release of a discussion paper for consultation.

KiwiSaver annual statements will soon show projected balances at retirement and income figures to help consumers make better decisions about their savings.  

The Government has taken the next step towards ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty with the release of a draft Bill for public consultation, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi announced today.

Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi have met with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) and Financial Markets Authority (FMA) to discuss their previously announced review of the conduct and operations of the financial sector.

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi today announced the start of public consultation on New Zealand’s insurance contract law.

A popular online tool which lets business owners search company names, domain names and trade marks in one simple search, has been updated with new features to deliver better results and save people time.

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi announced today the beginning of public consultation on a new regime to provide fairer outcomes for victims of Ponzi schemes.

World Intellectual Property (IP) Day will be marked with an event giving centre stage to women known for their innovation and creativity.

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi today announced the appointment of Professor Prasanna Gai to the Financial Markets Authority Board.

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi today released for public consultation an exposure draft of changes to the Takeovers Code.

New Zealand Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi and Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison have welcomed the cross-appointment of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Commissioner Roger Featherston to the New Zealand Commerce Commission (NZCC).