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Latest Decisions

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

Creevey and Independent Broadcasting Company (1990) Ltd - 1992-052

91FM Auckland, contest "Guess the Personality". Sound of someone urinating. Upheld (good taste and decency). No order.

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Group Opposed to Advertising of Liquor and TV3 Network Services Ltd - 1992-053

Advertisement for DB Export Dry beer. Complaint that ad suggested that liquor consumption resulted in a significant change of mood. Not upheld (liquor).

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Whyte and 5 Others and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-046–051

One Network News, Holmes, Tonight: extracts from the film "Sacred Sex". Various complaints about the content of the extracts and when they were broadcast. Upheld (responsible programming, children's interests). Upheld (good taste and decency): action taken insufficient. Not upheld (balance, fairness, violence). Order (broadcast of summary of decision).

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Group Opposed to Advertising of Liquor and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-043

Advertisement for Gordon's Gin, shown several times on TV One, allegedly implied that alcohol was necessary for social success. Not upheld: majority (liquor).

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Talbot and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-042

Advertisement for strepsils. Complaint that it made misleading claims. Upheld (responsible programming). Declined to determine (using research tests and surveys "in a manner which is misleading or receptive"). No order.

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