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Edgar and CanWest RadioWorks Ltd - 2007-034
2007-034

Complaint sent to incorrect broadcaster. Authority had no jurisdiction to consider the complaint.

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Māori Television Service and CanWest RadioWorks Ltd - 2006-085
2006-085

Radio Pacific. Host's comments. Accuracy, social responsibility (denigration). Not upheld.

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Māori Television Service and CanWest RadioWorks Ltd - 2006-086
2006-086

Radio Pacific. Host's comments. Accuracy, upheld. Social responsibility (denigration), not upheld. No order.

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Māori Television and CanWest RadioWorks Ltd - 2006-056
2006-056

Radio Pacific. Host's comments. Accuracy, social responsibility (denigration). Not upheld.

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Parre and CanWest RadioWorks Ltd - 2005-016
2005-016

Radio Pacific talkback. Algerian refugee. Accuracy, upheld. Good taste and decency, not upheld. No order.

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Newburgh and CanWest RadioWorks Ltd - 2005-007
2005-007

Radio Pacific late-night talkback. Host's comment. Good taste and decency. Not upheld.

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Faithfull and CanWest RadioWorks Ltd - 2005-015
2005-015

Radio Pacific's Consumer Affairs programme. Interview with Steve Crow. Adult entertainment industry. Good taste and decency, balance, social responsibility (denigration). Not upheld.

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GAP – The Business and Professionals Association Inc and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2004-065, 2004-066
2004-065–066

Radio Pacific talkback. Discrimination and balance. Not upheld.

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Gardiner and RadioWorks Ltd - 2004-035
2004-035

Radio Pacific. Talkback comment about appointment of gay or lesbian liaison officer. Accuracy, fairness, discrimination and denigration, not upheld

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Zaman and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2003-121
2003-121

Radio Pacific. Host's comments on invasion of Iraq. No tape. Declined to determine (good taste and decency, denigration).

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Mannion and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-175
2002-175

Radio Pacific. Hosts interviewed RNZ Navy Commander about help being given to damaged British destroyer and some questions allegedly denigrated the British. Not upheld (balance, fairness, denigration).

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Lee and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-151
2002-151

Radio Pacific. News item about woman swept away in a flood, news reader laughed. Upheld (good taste and decency). No order.

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Syron and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-092
2002-092

Radio Pacific. Host used allegedly offensive language in describing the Australian Government's attitude to ANZUS and the United States. Not upheld (good taste and decency).

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Lawrence and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-053
2002-053

Radio Pacific talkback. Caller's description of Prime Minister Helen Clark. Upheld (good taste and decency, non-retention of tape). Order (broadcast of approved statement).

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Madigan and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-054
2002-054

Radio Pacific. Only part of letter from complainant to talkback host read on air. Not upheld (balance, fairness, accuracy).

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Stott and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-056
2002-056

Radio Pacific. Talkback host's description of Minister of Health. Not upheld (good taste and decency, discrimination and denigration).

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Royal and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2001-213
2001-213

Radio Pacific. Talkback host's reference to graffiti artists’ attitude to suicide included the words, they "should commit suicide more quickly". Declined to determine (good taste and decency, discrimination and denigration: no tape). Upheld (retention of recording). No Order.

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Reserve Bank of New Zealand and The RadioWorks New Zealand Ltd - 2001-103
2001-103

Radio Pacific talkback. Host's comment about interest rates allegedly inaccurate. Not upheld (accuracy).

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New Zealand Institute of Animal Control Officers Inc and The RadioWorks New Zealand Ltd - 2001-054
2001-054

Radio Pacific. Talkback host said he would shoot a dog ranger about to shoot his dog. Upheld (law and order). Not relevant (social responsibility). No order.

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Dickinson and The Radio Works New Zealand Ltd - 2001-047
2001-047

Radio Pacific talkback session. Question posed by talkback host offensive. Upheld: action taken insufficient (good taste and decency). Order (letter of apology to be sent to complainant).

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