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Rout and TV3 Network Services Ltd - 1991-060
1991-060

The Ralston Group promo. Included an extract from a fist fight on an Australian talkshow. Complaint that gratuitous violence. Upheld (violence). No order.

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Group Opposed to Advertising of Liquor and Kiwi FM Hamilton - 1991-064
1991-064

"Bladderbusters" promotion. Complaint that it breached the liquor advertising rules. Upheld (liquor). No order.

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Group Opposed to Advertising of Liquor and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-053
1991-053

Rugby World Cup advertisement. Complaint that it was drawing attention to a Steinlager beer advertisement in the Sunday nespapers in breach of the liquor advertising rules. Upheld: majority (liquor). No order.

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Millen and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-045
1991-045

Holmes. Interview with Jacqueline Stallone, in which she strongly criticised Queen Elizabeth II, and her later refusal to give an apology when reinterviewed. Upheld (balance, fairness). Not upheld (law and order, accuracy, responsible programming). No order.

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Creighton and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-034
1991-034

Advertisements for Galaxy cheese. Complaint that inaccurate and outdated stereotypes, using sex appeal to sell product. Upheld: one advertisement (use of women's sex appeal to sell an unrelated product). Not upheld: the two other advertisements (use of women's sex appeal to sell an unrelated product). No order.

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Rutherford and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-033
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).

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

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

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Seymour and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-019
1991-019

Telecom advertisment "I've been everywhere" on TVNZ. Complaint that mispronunciations in the ad encouraged discrimination and denigration on account of race. Upheld: majority (discrimination against Maori because of mispronunciations). Not upheld (denigration of Maori). No order.

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Hon Sir Roger Douglas, Hon Richard Prebble and Rt Hon David Lange and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-016, 1991-017, 1991-018
1991-016–018

Frontline: "For the Public Good". Programme dealt with two distinct topics: the funding of New Zealand political parties' election campaigns and the lack of any formal requirement in this country that Members of Parliament declare their private interests.

Complaint by Sir Roger Douglas (1991-016): Alleged factual inaccuracies and lack of balance. Not upheld in part (balance); accuracy deferred pending outcome of defamation proceedings.

Complaint by Hon Richard Prebble (1991-017): Alleged factual inaccuracies and lack of balance. Upheld in part (balance); accuracy deferred pending outcome of defamation proceedings. No order

Complaint by Rt Hon David Lange (1991-018): Alleged factual inaccuracy, lack of balance and invasion of privacy. Not upheld in part (balance, privacy); accuracy deferred pending outcome of defamation proceedings.

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Earlly and Radio Pacific Ltd - 1991-008
1991-008

Radio Pacific interview on subject of psychiatric patients being released back into the community. Host's comments about security for one psychiatric patient. Upheld (accuracy). Not upheld (privacy, balance). No order.

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New Zealand Mining and Exploration Association Inc and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-021
1990-021

Prospects. Documentary examined the anti-mining movement on the Coromandel Peninsula. Upheld (balance). No order.

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Gregg and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-022
1990-022

Prospects. Documentary examined the anti-mining movement on the Coromandel Peninsula. Upheld (balance). Not upheld (accuracy). No order.

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Flook (on behalf of the New Zealand National Party) and Radio New Zealand Ltd - 1990-019
1990-019

2ZB. Labour Party advertisement alleged the National Party would abolish weekend pay rates by that Christmas. Upheld (accuracy of election programme). Order (broadcast of statement to correct false impression).

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Hon Richard Prebble MP and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-016
1990-016

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).

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Perry and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-015
1990-015

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).

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Turner (on behalf of the Group Opposed to Advertising of Liquor) and Radio Pacific (Waikato) Ltd - 1990-009
1990-009

D B Draught sponsorship of Commonwealth Games report. Complaint that it breached liquor advertising rules. Upheld (liquor)

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Turner (on behalf of the Group Opposed to Advertising of Liquor) and Radio Pacific (Waikato) Ltd - 1990-010
1990-010

Adverstisement for Waikato Harness Racing Club mentioned DB Draugt beer. Complaint that this breached the liquor advertising rules. Upheld (liquor). No order.

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Ritchie and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-003
1990-003

Advertisement for Blue Bird lite poatato chips. Complaint that women's sexual appeal used to sell unrelated product. Upheld (discrimination and denigration). No order.

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