The Commerce Commission is set for a shake-up with a new law that would give it new powers to protect consumers from anti-competitive practices, Thomas Coughlan reports.
For the convenience of email subscribers and browsers, here's my weekend opinion piece arguing the electricity and local government sectors are the inflation culprits underneath our painfully high interest rates and currency.
Communications and IT Minister Amy Adams released the full EY report on Chorus on Saturday, showing Chorus and the Crown Fibre Holdings will somehow have to find NZ$200 million to NZ$250 million to keep the UFB rollout on track.
Telecom sold AAPT for NZ$450 million, JB Were cited political risk in downgrading New Zealand's stock market and ANZ announced special 4% loans to dairy farmers investing in farm conversion, irrigation and effluent management.
Steven Joyce unveiled NZ$3 million for investments in tech and software exporters and NZ$450,000 in seed money for a tech company incubator.