11 November 2019
Consumer Protection began their first TV campaign this week. The segments emphasise that “it’s good to know your consumer rights”.
12 August 2019
A common scam targeting visa-holders is doing the rounds again and Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is urging people to be on the alert and not to be taken in.
22 May 2019
The New Zealand Consumer Survey is conducted every two years by Consumer Protection, part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
27 February 2019
Scammers claiming to be from The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) are calling people to gain remote access to computers.
14 December 2018
New Zealanders have reported receiving threatening emails that claim an explosive device is hidden in the recipient’s office.
31 August 2018
New information resources from Consumer Protection to help consumers make better decisions when buying a car.
13 July 2018
We have been notified of a scam, being sent by email, to compete for a $250 Farmers Gift Card.
7 May 2018
Scammers are finding new ways to take advantage of growing public interest in the sale and exchange of cryptocurrency, eg bitcoin.
8 March 2018
People have been targeted by a phishing email stating that the user has a private message and they need to access their RealMe account.
13 February 2018
MBIE’s Consumer Protection is advising those looking for love online to be watchful for scams, both on dating apps and online.