A few negatives have slipped into the house price equation – in Auckland, that is. The rest of the country’s had plenty of housing negatives right through the global financial crisis & beyond.
Published 1 June 2010 The Commerce Commission said yesterday it had reached an important milestone in setting a new regulatory regime for airports under part 4 of the Commerce Act. The commission has published its draft decisions & reasons on the input methodologies that will be applied to the information disclosure requirements for airports. The […]
Published 24 December 2009 The Commerce Commission released papers yesterday detailing its emerging views on input methodologies for electricity distribution services, gas pipeline services and specified airport services supplied by Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch International Airports. The methodologies will eventually form part of a new regulatory regime for airport services that is due to […]
Tired & weak arguments won’t help Auckland International Airport Ltd chairman Wayne Boyd took the opportunity of the company’s annual result announcement to fire some more shots at the Commerce Commission over its examination — and findings — of airfield pricing issues. The commission recommended price control of airfield services at Auckland in a 3-2 […]
Commission finds $2 million/year net benefit from monopoly control The Commerce Commission recommended by a 3-2 majority that Auckland International Airport Ltd’s airport activities be controlled, while those in Wellington & Christchurch shouldn’t be controlled. A key issue was the valuation method — the majority opted for historical cost, the minority for the method supported […]