What are the Codes and standards?

The Codes of Broadcasting Practice contain 'standards' which outline what is required of broadcasters when they broadcast programmes in New Zealand.

There are four Codes and they cover free-to-air television, pay television, radio and election programmes.

For an overview of the Codes and standards, click on the button below.

Standards


Would you like more information about programme classifications and timebands for children's viewing?

Classifications & timebands

Publications

Part of the BSA's mandate is to publish research. We also publish statutory reports such as Annual Reports and Statements of Intent.

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