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Jackson and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2010-122
2010-122

Close Up. Interview with female porn star included footage of her wearing lingerie and clips from her pornographic movies. Upheld (good taste and decency and children’s interests): action taken. Orders (broadcast statement, $3,000 costs to Crown).

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Binnie and 5 Others and TVWorks Ltd - 2010-097
2010-097

3 News. Item about Outrageous Fortune contained sex scenes. Upheld (good taste and decency, children's interests). Not upheld (responsible programming). Orders (broadcast statement, $4,000 costs to Crown).

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Waters and TVWorks Ltd - 2010-101
2010-101

We Own the Night. Sex scene broadcast at 8.32pm. Upheld (children’s interests). Not upheld (good taste and decency, and responsible programming). No order.

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Sundborn and TVWorks Ltd - 2010-044
2010-044

Home and Away. Scene in G time-band involving couple kissing and beginning to undress, then woman straddling man. Upheld (children’s interests, responsible programming, good taste and decency). No order.

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Riwai-Couch and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2010-053
2010-053

Band of Brothers. Sex scene broadcast at 8.40pm. Upheld (children’s interests). Not upheld (good taste and decency, responsible programming). No order.

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Irwin, Nelson and Robertson and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2009-162
2009-162

Birdland. Presenter shown feeding pet mice to weka. Upheld: majority (children’s interests). Subsumed (good taste and decency, responsible programming, violence). No order.

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Newton and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2009-140
2009-140

Real Crime: Interview with a Serial Killer promo. Man described snapping a woman’s neck. Upheld (children’s interests). Order ($2,000 costs to Crown).

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Painter and Taylor and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2009-155
2009-155

Close Up. Scene from the movie The Vintner’s Luck contained sexual material. Upheld (children’s interests, good taste and decency). No order.

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Lord and SKY Network Television Ltd - 2009-137
2009-137

Amazon with Bruce Parry. Presenter used an offensive word at 8.05pm. Upheld (good taste and decency, children’s interests). No order.

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Stockwell and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2009-078
2009-078

A Man Apart. Movie contained violent scenes. Children’s interests, and violence. Upheld. Good taste and decency. Subsumed. Programme classification, law and order. Not upheld.

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Henderson and Quayle and TVWorks Ltd - 2009-108
2009-108

Dexter promo. Contained themes of murder and torture. Responsible programming, children’s interests. Upheld. Good taste and decency. Subsumed. Law and order. Not upheld. No order.

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Coates and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2009-116
2009-116

One News. Two items covering murder trial of Clayton Weatherston contained footage of the accused describing his attack, and of prosecutor swearing. Good taste and decency, children’s interests, and violence. Upheld. Fairness, discrimination and denigration, and responsible programming. Not upheld. No order.

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Cotsilinis and 4 Others and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2009-069
2009-069

Close Up: "Volley or Folly". Item followed group of duck hunters celebrating opening season. Liquor, good taste and decency, and children’s interests, upheld. Law and order, balance, accuracy and fairness, not upheld. Orders (broadcast of statement, $1,500 costs to Lion Nathan Ltd, $3,500 costs to the Crown).

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Harrison and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2009-061
2009-061

Criminal Minds promo. Featured prostitute who had been killing clients. Programme classification and children’s interests, upheld. Good taste and decency, subsumed. Accuracy, not upheld. No order.

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Knight and TVWorks Ltd - 2008-137
2008-137

3 News. Item containing details of murder and cannibalism. Violence and children’s interests, upheld. Programme classification, not upheld. Good taste and decency, subsumed. No order.

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Oosterbroek and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2008-102
2008-102

Fanny Hill promo. Promo containing adult themes broadcast during news and G programme. Programme classification and children’s interests, upheld. Good taste and decency, subsumed. Order ($2,000 costs to Crown).

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Cross and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2008-059
2008-059

Shortland Street. Scene involved sexual encounter between two characters. Good taste and decency, subsumed. Children’s interests, upheld. No order.

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Galpin and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2008-105
2008-105

One News promo. Covered the conflict between Russia and Georgia and contained footage of an injured woman sitting in rubble with fire and destroyed buildings around her. Children’s interests. Upheld. No order.

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Harrison and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2008-066
2008-066

Ugly Betty promo. Classified G but contained sexual themes. Good taste and decency, subsumed. Programme classification, upheld. Children’s interests, upheld. No order.

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Hammond and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2008-036
2008-036

Eyes Wide Shut. Sex scenes, nudity, coarse language, violence and drug use. Children’s interests. Upheld. No order.

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