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Latest Decisions

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

McKay and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-028

One Network News. Host's comment about prospective knighthood for Roger Douglas in the New Year Honours. Not upheld (good taste and decency): action taken sufficient.

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Heritage Mining NL and Gold Resources Ltd and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-026

Frontline: "Quartz and All". Programme dealt with gold mining, focusing on the Coromandel, and looked at its value for the local community and the country as a whole. Not upheld: majority (balance).

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The New Zealand Jewish Council and Radio Pacific Ltd - 1991-027

Radio Pacific talkback. Host's comments about her anti-Zionist views and reference to a conference of Jewish leaders held in secrecy in Australia. Not upheld (discrimination and denigration).

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Burt and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1991-023

Trailer for movie Porky's II. Trailer for AO movie in PGR time. Upheld (good taste and decency). No order.

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New Zealand Aids Foundation and Radio New Zealand Ltd - 1991-024

Talkback programme hosted by Chris Carter. Discussion of AIDS and host's comments about the AIDS Foundation. Upheld (fairness). Not upheld (good taste and decency). Declined to determine (accuracy). Order (broadcast of brief summary of decision).

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