9 Nov 2022

Govt gives Commerce Commission power to set petrol prices

From Checkpoint, 5:07 pm on 9 November 2022

The government has sent a firm message to the fuel industry. It has anounced it is giving the Commerce Commsision the power to set petrol prices if it thinks companies are acting in a way that keeps prices jacked up.

But don't expect any quick fixes at the pump - much of it won't take effect for another year or so.

RNZ political editor Jane Patterson has the details.