BSA Decisions Ngā Whakatau a te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho

All BSA's decisions on complaints 1990-present
All Decisions
Terry and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-031

One Network News. Election item dealing with apparently contradictory statements on the proposed inflation target by a number of National MPs. Not upheld (balance).

Holt and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-032

Advertisement for Southern Cross Medical Care Society about cancer. Complaint that the advertisement was misleading. Upheld (Standard 2 of the Advertising Code of Ethics, not to mislead). No order.

Rutherford and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-033

Fair Go. Item about land development in Christchurch and Banks Peninsula. Upheld (balance). Not upheld (law and order, privacy). Order (broadcast of brief summary of decision).

Group Opposed to Advertising of Liquor and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-035

Sport on One. Guest wore clothing with liquor company logos, complaint that this was deceptive programme practice. Not upheld (responsible programming). Declined to determine (balance).

Group Opposed to Advertising of Liquor and TV3 Network Services Ltd - 1991-036

DB Ironman Triathlon. Liquor brand names referred to in sponsorship advertisement. Upheld (liquor). No order.

McKay and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-028

One Network News. Host's comment about prospective knighthood for Roger Douglas in the New Year Honours. Not upheld (good taste and decency): action taken sufficient.

Heritage Mining NL and Gold Resources Ltd and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-026

Frontline: "Quartz and All". Programme dealt with gold mining, focusing on the Coromandel, and looked at its value for the local community and the country as a whole. Not upheld: majority (balance).

The New Zealand Jewish Council and Radio Pacific Ltd - 1991-027

Radio Pacific talkback. Host's comments about her anti-Zionist views and reference to a conference of Jewish leaders held in secrecy in Australia. Not upheld (discrimination and denigration).

Burt and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-023

Trailer for movie Porky's II. Trailer for AO movie in PGR time. Upheld (good taste and decency). No order.

New Zealand Aids Foundation and Radio New Zealand Ltd - 1991-024

Talkback programme hosted by Chris Carter. Discussion of AIDS and host's comments about the AIDS Foundation. Upheld (fairness). Not upheld (good taste and decency). Declined to determine (accuracy). Order (broadcast of brief summary of decision).

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