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Latest Decisions

The list below contains our recently published decisions, with the latest at the top. 


Rothville and TV3 Network Services Ltd - 1992-066

Valley Girls and Eye of the Needle promos. Promos broadcast in programme between 6.30pm and 7.30pm were for films to be broadcast at a later hour and showed respectively a murder scene and sexual behaviour. Upheld (children's interests, violence): Eye of the Needle promo. Not upheld (good taste and decency, responsible programming): Eye of the Needle promo. Not upheld (good taste and decency, children's interests, responsible programming, violence): Valley Girls promo. No order.

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Growth Through Moderation Society Inc and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-057

TV One's "Steinlager Finest Tries" competition. Complaint that item was a liquor advertisement. Not upheld (liquor): action taken sufficient.

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Mental Health Foundation and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-058

Rugby League match promo. Complaint about wording ("A civil war") and some direct physical action. Not upheld (violence): action taken sufficient.

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Auckland Women's Health Council Inc and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-059

Steinlager beer advertisement. Complaint that the ad displayed macho behaviour and associated drinking and driving. Upheld (liquor). Not upheld (discrimination and denigration). No order.

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Sharp, Nelson and Christian Heritage Party and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-060, 1992-061, 1992-062

Sophie's Sex Special. Programme designed to inform and educate young adults about various aspects of sexual behaviour. Not upheld (good taste and decency, law and order, balance).

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