Radio Sport. Comment about Arabs. Good taste and decency, denigration. Not upheld.
ZM. Broadcaster declined to accept complaint out of time. Authority had no jurisdiction to consider complaint.
Radio Sport Breakfast Show. Host's comment. Good taste and decency. Not upheld.
Radio Sport talkback. Good taste and decency. Not upheld.
ZM in Timaru. Good taste and decency, fairness, privacy, social responsibility. Not upheld.
Radio Hauraki. Skit about post-natal depression. Denigration and discrimination. Not upheld.
Coast Radio. Song, “Puha and Pakeha”. Denigration. Not upheld.
Radio Sport: Mystery and the Mouth. Host's comments. Good taste and decency, balance, fairness. Not upheld.
Radio Sport. Terror Talkback. Privacy. Not upheld.
Radio Sport. Host's offensive language. Not upheld
ZM Breakfast. Discussion involving evaluation of breast size with regard to career prospects. Not upheld (good taste and decency).
Radio Sport: Doug Out. Host’s comments to female caller. Subsumed (good taste and decency). Not upheld (fairness, social responsibility).
Radio Hauraki breakfast programme. Television host's 'credit rating' derogatory and offensive. Upheld (fairness). Not upheld (good taste and decency). No order
Radio Sport. Host Doug Golightly derided men’s refuges as unnecessary for real New Zealanders and read out listener's email. Not upheld (discrimination and denigration, fairness).
Radio Sport: Doug Out. Talkback discussion of South Africa and New Zealand one day cricket match. Host's reactions to callers’ questions about match-fixing allegedly racist. Not upheld (fairness, discrimination and denigration).
Radio Sport breakfast show. Host's references to Japanese and East Timorese derogatory. Upheld (denigration and discrimination). Order ($500 costs to Crown).
Radio Sport. Host complained on air that he had been treated like a schoolboy by the manager of the New Zealand Cricket Team. Complaint that a subsequent caller, commenting on the host's treatment by the manager, was dealt with in an "abusive and contemptuous" way by the host. Upheld: majority (good taste and decency). Not upheld (discrimination and denigration). No order.
Radio Sport breakfast show. In discussion of reappointment of All Black coach, the host reported a private conversation he had overheard between John Hart and his wife in a public place. Upheld (privacy). No order.
Sports programme talkback. Host's comment that rugby sides should have protocols in place to ensure that players did not entertain in their hotel rooms. Complaint that comment reflected badly on a particular Super 12 rugy player who was not named by the host. Not upheld (privacy).
Newstalk ZB talkback. Subject was the criticism by some Maori of English group the Spice Girls using the haka. Host's comments. Not upheld (balance, accuracy, fairness, discrimination and denigration).