3 National News. Coverage of the Beetham budget. Not upheld (balance).
Holmes, TV1 10pm Network News. Items about selection of Labour Party Te Atatu candidate. Upheld (balance). Not upheld (good taste and decency, accuracy). Order (broadcast of statement).
Holmes. Item concerning the difficulties faced by 6B Ltd in recovering payment for work done, including work done for the complainant. Upheld (balance, fairness). Not upheld (accuracy). Order ($500 costs).
Frontline: "Tomorrow's Schools". Programme featured a studio debate about the controversial education system due to come into force the following day. Not upheld (balance, fairness).
Testimonial cricket match sponsored by DB Draught. DB's name and slogan featured prominently on billboards. Upheld (liquor). No order.
1ZB openline talkback. Host's comments critical of the legislation empowering bailiffs to enter premises and seize property. Upheld (good taste and decency): one comment. No order.
Top Marks. Programme broadcast complainant's address and telephone number and "encouraged" listeners to visit him and challenge his views. Upheld (privacy). Order ($500 compensation to complainant).
Public Eye. Complaint about a brief item about a New Zealander serving a sentence in a Malaysian jail for selling heroin and awaiting a six-stroke rotan whipping. Not upheld (good taste and decency).
Lion Brown rugby union advertisement. Complaint that it breached liquor advertising rules. Not upheld (liquor).
Wilson's whisky advertisement. Complaint that it breached liquor advertising rules. Not upheld (liquor.