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Latest Decisions

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


Wood and Radio New Zealand Ltd - 1990-012

1ZB openline talkback. Host's comments critical of the legislation empowering bailiffs to enter premises and seize property. Upheld (good taste and decency): one comment. No order.

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Walker and Triple M Ltd - 1990-006

Top Marks. Programme broadcast complainant's address and telephone number and "encouraged" listeners to visit him and challenge his views. Upheld (privacy). Order ($500 compensation to complainant).

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Turner and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-011

Public Eye. Complaint about a brief item about a New Zealander serving a sentence in a Malaysian jail for selling heroin and awaiting a six-stroke rotan whipping. Not upheld (good taste and decency).

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Forbes, on behalf of the Children's Television Foundation, and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-007

Lion Brown rugby union advertisement. Complaint that it breached liquor advertising rules. Not upheld (liquor).

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Turner (on behalf of the Group Opposed to Advertising of Liquor) and Television New Zealand Ltd - 1990-008

Wilson's whisky advertisement. Complaint that it breached liquor advertising rules. Not upheld (liquor.

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