The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs

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Anti-spam enforcement action 2017

The Department's Electronic Messaging Compliance Unit is responsible for enforcing the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007. Below is a list of enforcement actions taken by the team in 2017.

October 2017

Three New Zealand companies were issued with Formal Warnings for breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

Tree Brothers 2017 Limited

Breach of section 9

Living Coastal Limited (T/A www.Gorgi.co.nz)

Breaches of section 9 and 11

Scintilla Original Clothing Limited

Breaches of section 11

August 2017

Two New Zealand companies were issued with Formal Warnings for breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

Smiths City (Southern) Limited

Breaches of section 10

The Print Company Limited

Breach of section 9

July 2017

One New Zealand company was issued with a Formal Warning for breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

Kiwivelo Live Limited

Breaches of sections 9 and 11

June 2017

Five New Zealand companies were issued with Formal Warnings for breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

David McKeown

Breaches of sections 9 and 11

City Realty Limited (T/A Ray White City Apartments)

Breaches of section 9

Jumpjet Airlines Limited

Breach of section 9

Lochore’s Real Estate Limited

Breach of section 9

Smith’s Sport Shoes Limited

Breach of section 11

February 2017

One New Zealand company was issued with a Formal Warning for breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

Fourth Estate Holdings (2012) Limited – T/A The National Business Review

Breaches of section 11

January 2017

Three New Zealand companies were issued with a Formal Warning for breaches of the Act.

Offending entity - Formal Warning

Breach

NZ Tools Limited

Breaches of section 9

Vision Asia Limited

Breaches of section 11

Arada Promotions Limited (T/A The Wellington Wine & Food Festival)

Breach of section 9