Daily Archives: 15th February 2021

Consumer NZ Says It’s Maintenance Time

Consumer NZ was established way back in 1959 – it was known as the Consumer Council back then. The organisation’s name changed to the Consumers’ Institute in 1963 and  became a government-funded entity in 1967. In 1986, the government set up the Ministry of Consumer Affairs and the Consumers’ Institute lost its government funding. So, in 1989, the organisation changed into an incorporated society with funding coming through members’ subscriptions. In 2007, the name was changed again, this time to Consumer New Zealand, and as we write this, the organisation currently has about 90,000 members. Over all these years, and through all the chances, Consumer NZ has been known for … Read More

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