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    It's hoped more competition will come about following the Government's war with the supermarket duopoly

    It's hoped more competition will come about following the Government's war with the supermarket duopoly


    Urgent legislation has been passed to stop Countdown and Foodstuffs blocking competitors accessing land.

    Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says it stops them from engaging in anti-competitive land wars.

    Supermarket Commentator Nick Hogendijk says we might see some stimulus provided a new entrant comes into the market.

    He hopes those at The Warehouse Group step up and get support from the Government to accelerate their path into the market ... as they have about 90 stores ready to go.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Prince Charles has urged Commonwealth leaders to unite in a bid to create a more sustainable future 11:51

    Rugby:
    A third All Black has been ruled out of this weekend's first test against Ireland after contracting Covid-19 11:49

    Entertainment:
    David Spade delighted a loyal Burger King employee by giving him $5,000 to recognise his 27 years of service after the company handed him a mediocre gift bag 11:21

    Cricket:
    After a one year absence, international cricket is returning to Auckland this summer 11:19

    Law and Order:
    The Loop: Ukraine shopping centre attack 'act of terrorism', Australia's millennials overtaking boomers and surprise Capitol riot hearing 11:19

    Rugby:
    Expect a fresh faced Irish side to be named this afternoon to face the Maori All Blacks in Hamilton on Wednesday night 11:09

    International:
    Does Australia need Tasmania to become a multi-billion-dollar 'Battery of the Nation'? 11:09

    Law and Order:
    Almost a month into a trial over the killing of an Auckland grandmother - shot with a bullet allegedly intended for her son - has been called off 11:09

    Entertainment:
    Natalie Imbruglia feels "shy" about her body 10:51

    Motoring:
    Drivers will soon be able to put their pedal to the metal on more sections of Waikato's Expressway 10:49


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