Council warns against third party dog registrations

Supplied Content Auckland, September 23, 2017 Auckland Council is reminding dog owners around the region that it only accepts payment for dog registrations directly, not through third parties. The Council has become aware that the website regthedog.co.nz, which appears to have a formal relationship with other councils in New Zealand, has accepted payments for dog registration for Auckland dog owners.…

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Fujitsu fined $310,000 in Commerce Commission case

Supplied Content Wellington, September 23, 2017 Heat pump supplier Fujitsu General New Zealand Limited (Fujitsu) has been fined $310,000 for making unsubstantiated or misleading claims about the energy efficiency and performance of some of its heat pumps. Fujitsu pleaded guilty to seven charges under the Fair Trading Act (FTA) for unsubstantiated or misleading claims made over a period of more…

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Samoan Church official named and sentenced for fraud

Supplied Content Auckland, September 22, 2017 An employee of the Samoan Independent Seventh Day Adventist Church (SISDAC) has had name suppression lifted and has been sentenced in a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) prosecution. Elizabeth Papu (52) faced two charges of ‘Theft by person in special relationship’ relating to approximately $1.6 million of offending while she was finance administrator of the…

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Somerville Rotary plans Diwali with colours and goodwill

Venkat Raman Auckland, September 22, 2017 In the true spirit of international fellowship, the members of the Rotary Club of Somerville in East Auckland are set to observe Diwali on Saturday, 7, 2017. The fun-filled evening, with food and entertainment, will begin at 630 pm at the Bucklands & Eastern Beach War Memorial Hall, located at 48, The Parade, Bucklands…

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