Obscene joke about women in station's final hour. Upheld (good taste and decency). No order.
Two items on One Network News (16 January, 6 February) and one on Holmes (4 February) dealing with incidents in the Middle East. Upheld (accuracy): item on 4 February. No order.
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.
Frontline: "Medical Misadventure". Cases of babies medically impaired during delivery were used to illustrate the complexities involved in, and the shortcomings of, the procedures for discipline in the medical profession. Not upheld (balance).
Holmes. Item about an Auckland strip club owner. Not upheld (discrimination and denigration).
RNZ network news bulletins. Item about a hospital inquiry contained sickness beneficiary's allegation. Upheld (balance, fairness). Not upheld (accuracy). No order.
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 Complaint that inaccurate and outdated stereotypes, using sex appeal to sell product.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.
One Network News. Claim that items about the Gulf War were factually inaccurate and unfair. Not upheld (balance, accuracy, fairness).
Advertisement for liquor store. Complaint that a breach of liquor advertising rules. Not upheld (liquor).
One Network News. Election item dealing with apparently contradictory statements on the proposed inflation target by a number of National MPs. Not upheld (balance).
Advertisement for Southern Cross Medical Care Society about cancer. Complaint that the advertisement was misleading. Upheld (Standard 2 of the Advertising Code of Ethics, not to mislead). No order.
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).
Sport on One. Guest wore clothing with liquor company logos, complaint that this was deceptive programme practice. Not upheld (responsible programming). Declined to determine (balance).
DB Ironman Triathlon. Liquor brand names referred to in sponsorship advertisement. Upheld (liquor). No order.
One Network News. Host's comment about prospective knighthood for Roger Douglas in the New Year Honours. Not upheld (good taste and decency): action taken sufficient.
Frontline: "Quartz and All". Programme dealt with gold mining, focusing on the Coromandel, and looked at its value for the local community and the country as a whole. Not upheld: majority (balance).
Radio Pacific talkback. Host's comments about her anti-Zionist views and reference to a conference of Jewish leaders held in secrecy in Australia. Not upheld (discrimination and denigration).
Trailer for movie Porky's II. Trailer for AO movie in PGR time. Upheld (good taste and decency). No order.
Talkback programme hosted by Chris Carter. Discussion of AIDS and host's comments about the AIDS Foundation. Upheld (fairness). Not upheld (good taste and decency). Declined to determine (accuracy). Order (broadcast of brief summary of decision).
Fair Go. Item on building firm (Barr Cook Enterprises Ltd) that had gone into liquidation. Upheld (accuracy, fairness): associating Cobarco Homes Ltd with Barr Cook Enterprises Ltd. Not upheld (accuracy, balance, fairness): re the reasons for Barr Cook's liquidation.