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Latest Decisions

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


Clements and Radio New Zealand Ltd - 1992-019

89FM "Candid Call" phone call discussed driver's behaviour. Upheld (privacy). Order ($1,000 compensation to complainant).

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Buck and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-017

Sunday Theatre: "Never Come Back". Incident of a near drowning. Upheld: majority (violence). Not upheld (law and order: use of ingenious methods or unfamiliar devices). Declined to determine (law and order: item explaining technique of a crime inviting imitation). No order.

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Fish and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-020

New Zealand Today. Complaint that advertisement not clearly distinguishable from rest of programme. Not upheld: majority (responsible programming).

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Wislang and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-021

Holmes. Item on professional photographer of babies. Not upheld (good taste and decency, discrimination and denigration, children's interests).

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Cole and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1992-022

One Network News. Banter between presenters in final broadcast for year. Not upheld (good taste and decency).

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