Safer Sex. Programme about sex with target audience in 16 to 25 age range. Not upheld (good taste and decency, balance).
Safer Sex. Programme about sex with target audience in 16 to 25 age range. Not upheld (good taste and decency, law and order, balance, responsible programming).
Frontline. Programme about CORSO. Not upheld (privacy, balance, fairness).
Frontline: "For the Public Good". Programme dealt with two topics on electoral system, using extensive interviews. Upheld (accuracy). Not upheld (balance). Declined to determine (fairness). Orders (broadcast of correction and apology; order for TVNZ to refrain from broadcasting advertising programmes for one evening from 6pm to closedown).
Holmes Show. Procedural issues, conflicting version of the facts. The Authority ordered the complaint by the New Zealand Immigration Service to be referred back to the broadcaster.
3 National News. Item about the torture of an AIDS carrier. Upheld (children's interests). Not upheld (good taste and decency, violence). No order.
Listener advertisement about the Maori Battalion. Praise for the Battaiion attributed to Rommel incorrect. Upheld (accuracy). No order.
Labour Party advertisement concerning the National Party's health and defence policies. Complaint that created false impression. Not upheld (accuracy of election programme).
Prospects. Documentary examined the anti-mining movement on the Coromandel Peninsula. Upheld (balance). No order.
Prospects. Documentary examined the anti-mining movement on the Coromandel Peninsula. Upheld (balance). Not upheld (accuracy). No order.
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).
1ZB Hamilton. Advertisement for DB Draught beer. Not upheld (liquor).
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).