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Smith and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2008-018
2008-018

Criminal Minds promo. Promo for episode about serial killer. Violence, subsumed. Children’s interests, programme classification, upheld. No order.

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Green and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2008-025
2008-025

Desperate Housewives promo. Showed couples kissing and sexual themes. Children’s interests. Upheld. No order.

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Barnes and ALT TV Ltd - 2007-029
2007-029

Groove in the Park event. Offensive text messages on screen. Good taste and decency, children's interests, fairness, upheld. Liquor, declined to determine. Orders (broadcast of a written statement; refrain from broadcasting between 12pm and 5pm on one Monday; $5,000 costs to Crown).

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Young and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-058
2007-058

Meaty. Simulated intercourse with 14-year-old girl. Law and order, accuracy, fairness, not upheld. Children's interests, violence, upheld. No order.

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Baldwin and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2006-125
2006-125

One News. Images of attack on girl. Good taste and decency, subsumed. Law and order, fairness, not upheld. Children’s interests, violence, upheld. No order.

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JB and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2006-090
2006-090

Sunday. Identification of child. Privacy, children’s interests, upheld. Balance, accuracy, not upheld. Orders (broadcast of statement, $500 to complainant for breach of privacy, $3,000 costs to  complainant, $2,500 costs to Crown).

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Boyce, Nevell and Simmers and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2006-062
2006-062

3 News. Snuff movie scenes. Children's interests, violence, upheld. Action taken, law and order, privacy: not upheld. Fairness, declined to determine. No order.

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Owen and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2006-055
2006-055

Frontseat. Clip from A Clockwork Orange. Programme classification (majority), children's interests (majority), upheld. No order.

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Hoskin and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2005-077
2005-077

The Mummy Returns promo. Time of broadcast. Children's interests. Broadcast in news hour on 3 News, upheld. Broadcast after 7pm on 60 Minutes, not upheld. No order.

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Viewers for Television Excellence Inc and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2004-196
2004-196

Six Feet Under promo. Children's interests. Upheld. No order.

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Edwards and SKY Network Television Ltd - 2004-092, 2004-093
2004-092–093

The Fifth Wheel. Good taste and decency, children, 6.30pm screening, upheld. 1.20pm screening, not upheld. Order ($1,500 costs to Crown).

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Hamilton and TelstraClear Ltd - 2004-094
2004-094

The Fifth Wheel. Good taste and decency, children. 6.30pm screening, upheld. Order ($1,500 costs to Crown).

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Viewers for Television Excellence Inc and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2003-124
2003-124

One News. Item about children kidnapped by the "Lord’s Resistance Army" in Uganda. Upheld: majority (children's interests, violence). No order.

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Beattie and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2003-046
2003-046

The Assignment. Film showed sexual behaviour and nudity, and violence. Upheld (children's interests). Not upheld (good taste and decency, violence). No order.

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Calvert and Triangle Television Ltd - 2003-047
2003-047

Issues 101. A gay movie showing sex scenes was screened at 8.30pm. Upheld: majority (good taste and decency). Upheld: unanimous (children's interests). Order (broadcast of Statement).

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Kelcher and Prime Television New Zealand Ltd - 2003-018, 2003-019
2003-018–019

Maximum Exposure – International Fight Club. Clips of violent behaviour. Upheld (action taken insufficient: law and order, programme classification, violence); upheld (good taste and decency; children's interests). Not upheld (fairness). Order (broadcast of statement).

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Hooker and TV3 Network Services Ltd - 2002-120
2002-120

Scream. Horror movie parody allegedly glamorised criminal activity. Upheld (children's interests 9b). Subsumed (children's interests 9a, 9c, 9e, 9f). Not upheld (good taste and decency, law and order, responsible programming, violence). No order.

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Children's Media Watch and TV3 Network Services Ltd and TV4 Network Ltd - 2002-110–114
2002-110–114

Cyberzone, Angel, Star Hunter, Freakylinks promos (broadcast during 7th Heaven); The Strip promo (broadcast during 3 News). Undressing, scary faces, stripping. Upheld (children's interests: The Strip promo). Not upheld (children's interests: other 4 promos). Not upheld (good taste and decency: all promos). No order.

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Martin and SKY Network Television Ltd - 2002-081
2002-081

Commando. Film screened at 1.15pm showed violence unsuitable for children. Upheld (children, violence). No order.

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Haden and TV3 Network Services Ltd - 2001-226
2001-226

Inside New Zealand: "Piercing: The Hole Story". Documentary showed genital piercing, displaying genitalia. Upheld (good taste and decency – piercing for body suspension; children's interests – waterfall after 8.30pm). No order.

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