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Brown and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1994-045, 1994-046
1994-045–046

PrimeTime news. Fishing Inspector shown speaking to complainant about gathering seafood for marae function. Upheld (fairness). Not upheld (privacy). No order.

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Earnshaw and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1994-034, 1994-035
1994-034–035

The Mystery of North Head. Documentary about rumours that North Head contained hidden tunnels holding ammunition and the first plane built by the Boeing Corporation. Not upheld (privacy). Declined to determine (good taste and decency, law and order: plagiarism issue).

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JS and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1994-036, 1994-037
1994-036–037

The Mystery of North Head. Documentary about rumours that North Head contained hidden tunnels holding ammunition and the first plane built by the Boeing Corporation. Not upheld (privacy). Declined to determine (good taste and decency, law and order: plagiarism issue).

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Smedley and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1994-029, 1994-030
1994-029–030

60 Minutes. Allegations that, in some cases, the ACC had been"double-billed" for patients attending an Accident and Emergency Clinic in Takapuna. Upheld (fairness). Not upheld (privacy, accuracy). No order.

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Dunphy and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1994-019
1994-019

One Network News. Item contained shots from the courtroom proceedings of an appeal, which included showing a number of files. Complaint that the full name of one of the children was clearly visible on the folder spines as was the surname of a second. Upheld (privacy). No order: action taken sufficient.

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P and TV3 Network Services Ltd - 1994-021
1994-021

20/20: "Hear No Evil – Speak No Evil". Item about father's incest with his five daughters. Complainant, who was one of the two daughters not inteviewed, had not wanted the programme made and disputed the eldest sister's account of events. Upheld (balance). Upheld: majority (privacy). Declined to determine (law and order, accuracy). Subsumed (fairness). No order.

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S and TV3 Network Services Ltd - 1994-001
1994-001

20/20: "Hear No Evil – Speak No Evil". Item about father's incest with his five daughters. Also included interview with the offender's partly disguised former wife (the complainant), the mother of the victims, in which she denied she had been aware of her former husband's actions. Upheld (privacy). Order ($750 compensation to complainant).

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R and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1993-176
1993-176

One Network News. News item about the sentencing of some Mongrel Mob members who had committed rape. Identity of one of the victims revealed. Upheld (privacy). Order ($2,500 compensation to complainant).

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H and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1993-177
1993-177

Every Widow's Dream. Documentary showed member of the audience on stage at a nightclub during an all-male strip revue. Not upheld (privacy). Subsumed (fairness).

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Leckey and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1993-138
1993-138

Holmes. Item on immigration consultants. Not upheld (privacy).

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Waters and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1993-123
1993-123

One Network News. News item about hostage incident in Morrinsville. Complaint that privacy of Armed Defenders squad invaded. Not upheld (privacy).

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McCloy and 14 Others and Classic Gold Radio - 1993-121
1993-121

Classic Gold morning programme. Station Manager broadcast that one named announcer's job performance was unsatisfactory. Not upheld (privacy).

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Society for the Protection of the Unborn Child Inc, Armstrong (President) and daughters and TV3 Network Services Ltd - 1993-108–110
1993-108–110

60 Minutes: "The Baby Maker". Item on infertility specialist. His comment that "I've terminated pregnancies of the children of the presidents of SPUC". Not upheld (privacy, fairness). Not upheld: majority (good taste and decency). Declined to determine (law and order).

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Hansen and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1993-044
1993-044

Holmes. Item dealt with a coroner's refusal to release a body. Not upheld (privacy).

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Kyrke-Smith Family and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1993-027, 1993-028
1993-027–028

One Network News, Tonight. Item dealt with death of mother and included visuals of her funeral. Upheld (privacy). Upheld: majority (responsible programming). Subsumed (fairness, under privacy). Order ($2,500 costs to complainant)

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Lane and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-094
1992-094

Holmes. Item about computer piracy. Upheld (balance). Not upheld (good taste and decency, law and order, privacy). Order ($1,250 legal costs to complainant).

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Edmunds and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-095
1992-095

Holmes. Item about computer piracy. Upheld (balance). Not upheld (privacy). No order.

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Centrepoint Community Growth Trust and TV3 Network Services Ltd - ID1992-003
ID1992-003

Three National News, Nightline. Complaint about screening of some shots of vehicles entering and leaving the Trust's property with references to a police raid earlier that year and to charges of sex crimes against children. Direct factual conflict between the parties' versions. Declined to determine (privacy, balance, accuracy, fairness).

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Kilgour and QFM Radio - ID1992-001
ID1992-001

QFM broadcast. Letter from the complainant saying that the broadcast gave incorrect information about a tourist concerssion he was deveoping and breached his privacy. Despite being sent the necessary Complaint Referral Form on two occasions, plus several reminders, no response was received. Declined to determine (privacy).

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Presland and Northland Radio Company Ltd - 1992-069
1992-069

KCC FM. Host's comment accompanying a dedication request by two young girls who had the same uncommon name. Upheld (privacy). $750 compensation to the complainant.

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