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Govt helps supermarket shoppers get fair deal
Lower card fees on way for business, consumers
Annual food price rise confirms need to rein in supermarkets’ super profits
Incorporated Societies Act updated for first time since 1908
Stronger regulation to promote competition passes third reading
Break up supermarket duopoly and guarantee liveable incomes
Govt cracks down on misuse of NZ companies
FMA comments on conflict of interest processes
Tweaks not enough to fix flawed lending regulations
Govt updates responsible lending rules
Consumers to benefit from more competitive retail grocery market
Country of origin information soon to be mandatory for fresh and thawed foods
Preliminary issues and proposed scope for residential building supplies study
Govt to review high cost of residential building supplies in market study
Consumer benefits at forefront of Buy-Now, Pay-Later consultation
Govt considers regulatory safeguards for three waters services
NZ passes world-first climate reporting legislation
Lower card fees good for businesses, consumers
Latest KiwiSaver Annual Report shows promising benefits for members
Bill cracking down on unfair commercial practices passes third reading
Govt must restructure travel agent reimbursement scheme
Government plays role in increasing cost of food
Govt welcomes draft report on retail grocery sector
Deborah Hart appointed inaugural Chair of Consumer Advocacy Council
Govt agrees to establish a consumer data right
APEC’s New Structural Reform Plan to Boost Resilience against Future Shocks
APEC Structural Reform Ministers Issue statement
APEC structural reform meeting a success
New stock exchange to help grow small businesses
New default KiwiSaver settings designed to benefit members
KiwiSaver default provider scheme improvements slash fees, boosts savings
Slap a mandatory safety standard on sunscreens
Govt to deliver lower card fees to business
FMA welcomes NZ strategy for financial capability
NZ becomes first in world for climate reporting
New financial advice rules will put consumers first
Start to new licensing regime for financial advice
Over $300m returned to COVID-hit travellers
Government announces list of life-shortening conditions guaranteeing early KiwiSaver access
Lower card fees to benefit Kiwis and small businesses
Commission releases preliminary issues and proposed scope for grocery study
New rules to protect Kiwis from unaffordable loans
Government extends business debt relief to October 2021
Commission opens market study into grocery sector and publishes process paper
Supermarket inquiry should look at Govt’s role
Supermarkets announced as Government’s second market study
Economic recovery guides Govt response to retirement income policy review
Help to get Kiwi travellers’ cash back