Court fines Used Car Dealer under Fair Trading Act

Court fines Used Car Dealer under Fair Trading Act

Sourced Content Wellington, July 12, 2019 Used motor vehicle dealer 2 Cheap Cars Limited has been fined $438,000 for its use of ‘Warranty Waiver’ documents and for its ‘liquidation sale’ and ‘84% off’ advertising claims. 2 Cheap Cars had earlier pleaded guilty to 10 charges under the Fair Trading Act 1986, following a Commerce Commission investigation opened in November 2017.…

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New portal for education agents launched

New portal for education agents launched

Sourced Content Auckland, July 12, 2019 Education New Zealand (ENZ) has launched a new Agent Training Portal. Called, ‘AgentLab,’ the Portal provides training, tools and resources for agents to help them promote New Zealand as an international study destination. Education New Zealand Chief Executive Grant McPherson said that education agents play an important role in New Zealand’s international education sector.…

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Commerce Commission takes Westpac to Court

Commerce Commission takes Westpac to Court

Supplied Content Wellington, July 11, 2019 The Commerce Commission has filed High Court proceedings against Westpac New Zealand Limited (Westpac). The Commission alleges that the Bank breached the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 (CCCFA) by failing to provide key information that it was required to give customers under the Law.  Westpac reported to the Commission in March 2018…

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Global taskforce leads paedophile to prison

Global taskforce leads paedophile to prison

Hamilton, July 11, 2019 An Auckland man has been jailed for six-and-a-half years for possessing, distributing and producing images of child sexual exploitation. Customs started investigating the 33-year-old man in July last year, after receiving information from an overseas agency that a New Zealander had uploaded, or exported, such images to a Canadian-based messenger app. Interview and Arrest Customs identified…

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