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  • New Consumer Protection measures  Dec 17, 2014
    New consumer protection measures come into effect from 1 January 2015.
  • Changes to the Building Act Dec 18, 2013
    There have been changes to the Building Act (the Act) that affect the work of building practitioners and the home handyman.
  • Transforma ladders May 6, 2013
    In April the Commerce Commission issued a safety warning about two models of Transforma multi-purpose ladder.
  • Good news from EQC May 2, 2013
    The Earthquake Commission (EQC) is now allowing Christchurch homeowners to install new insulation in areas exposed by earthquake damage that weren’t previously insulated.
  • Advertiser makes misleading window film claim Dec 21, 2012
    A claim that a window film would "keep in 90% of your home's heat" was likely to mislead consumers the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has found.

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