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MacRaild (on behalf of CORSO Inc) and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-030
1990-030

Frontline. Programme about CORSO. Not upheld (privacy, balance, fairness).

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New Zealand Business Roundtable and Treasury and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-026, 1990-027
1990-026–027

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).

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New Zealand Immigration Service (Yealsby) and Television New Zealand Ltd - ID1990-001
ID1990-001

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.

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Jensen and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-024
1990-024

Listener advertisement about the Maori Battalion. Praise for the Battaiion attributed to Rommel incorrect. Upheld (accuracy). No order.

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Flook (on behalf of the New Zealand National Party) and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-023
1990-023

Labour Party advertisement concerning the National Party's health and defence policies. Complaint that created false impression. Not upheld (accuracy of election programme).

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Malone and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-020
1990-020

Mini-series Murderers Among Us: The Story of Simon Weisenthal. Complaint about broadcast of advertisements during programme about legendary Nazi-hunter. Not upheld (good taste and decency).

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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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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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Papprill and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-013
1990-013

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).

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Turner and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-011
1990-011

Public Eye. Complaint about a brief item about a New Zealander serving a sentence in a Malaysian jail for selling heroin and awaiting a six-stroke rotan whipping. Not upheld (good taste and decency).

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Forbes, on behalf of the Children's Television Foundation, and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-007
1990-007

Lion Brown rugby union advertisement. Complaint that it breached liquor advertising rules. Not upheld (liquor).

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Turner (on behalf of the Group Opposed to Advertising of Liquor) and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-008
1990-008

Wilson's whisky advertisement. Complaint that it breached liquor advertising rules. Not upheld (liquor.

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McAllister and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-005
1990-005

One Network News. Complaint about camera crew's presence filming after a funeral. Not upheld (privacy).

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Hamilton and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-004
1990-004

Sons and Daughters. Complaint that scenes of violence not suitable for children's viewing. Upheld (children's interests). 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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Turner and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-001
1990-001

Advertisement for Lion Red rugby league series. Complaint it breached liquor advertising rules. Not upheld (liquor).

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Bartlett and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-002
1990-002

The Nightworkers. Documentary showed strip clubs and gay bars in a section of Vivian Street, as well as prostitutes, transvestites, transsexuals, and members of the New Zealand Police Vice Squad, all of whom worked in the area at night. Not upheld (good taste and decency).

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