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Ministry of Health and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-012
2007-012

Let Us Spray. Special TV3 investigation into the effects of the chemical 2,4,5-T in New Zealand interviewed residents of Paritutu who believed that various illnesses and birth defects in their families were a result of exposure to the chemical. Upheld (balance, fairness). Subsumed (accuracy). Order (broadcast of statement).

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Institute of Environmental Science and Research and Ministry of Health, and Canwest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-013
2007-013

3 News. Item referring to previous evening's TV3 special investigation Let Us Spray discussed a serum study investigating exposure to dioxins among residents of Paritutu. Balance, fairness, accuracy. Upheld. Orders (broadcast of statement, $3,000 costs to ESR, $2,500 costs to the Crown).

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Ministry of Health and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-014
2007-014

3 News. Follow-up to TV3 special investigation Let Us Spray said that Ministry of Health had “finally admitted it tests positive for political contamination”. Balance, subsumed. Fairness, accuracy, upheld. No order.

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Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-015
2007-015

Let Us Spray. Special TV3 investigation into the effects of the chemical 2,4,5-T in New Zealand interviewed residents of Paritutu who believed that various illnesses and birth defects in their families were a result of exposure to the chemical. Balance, fairness, upheld. Accuracy, one point not upheld, all other aspects subsumed. Orders (broadcast of statement, $11,250 costs to complainant).

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King and TVWorks Ltd - 2009-019
2009-019

Campbell Live. Item about a woman who believed a company owed her $900 – woman shown visiting the company director’s home to demand a refund. Privacy, accuracy, fairness. Not upheld.

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Tomonaga and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-081
2007-081

3 News. Report of person ‘believed' to be dead. Accuracy, privacy, not upheld. Fairness, upheld (majority). No order.

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Harrop and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-063
2007-063

Studentville. Uni Games. Liquor promotion. Law and order, subsumed. Liquor, upheld. No order.

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Talacek and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-078
2007-078

Downsize Me! Naturopath's recommendations. Accuracy. Not upheld.

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RC and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-079
2007-079

Campbell Live. Discussion of pre-teens study. Privacy, fairness. Not upheld.

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McArthur and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-069
2007-069

South Park. Depiction of Jesus. Good taste and decency, law and order, privacy, balance, accuracy, fairness (and 6g denigration) and violence. Not upheld.

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Ministry of Health and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - ID2007-012B
ID2007-012B

3 News Special: "Let Us Spray". Interlocutory decision. Authority to supply a copy of the field tape to Ministry of Health.

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Ministry of Health and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - ID2007-012
ID2007-012

3 News Special: "Let Us Spray". Interlocutory decision. Order made to supply tape to the Authority.

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Young and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-058
2007-058

Meaty. Simulated intercourse with 14-year-old girl. Law and order, accuracy, fairness, not upheld. Children's interests, violence, upheld. No order.

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Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand Inc and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-044
2007-044

3 News. Recommendations of Walking Access Consultation Panel. Accuracy, balance. Not upheld.

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PHARMAC and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2006-127
2006-127

60 Minutes. Funding of herceptin. Balance, accuracy. Upheld. Orders (broadcast of statement, $3,000 costs to Crown).

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du Fresne and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-017
2007-017

3 News. Interview with woman committed under the Mental Health Act. Privacy. Upheld. $1,500 costs to Crown. Decision quashed by High Court.

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NK and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-036
2007-036

60 Minutes. Interview with person who had recently been released from a prison in Thailand included footage of family and friends at her birthday party and showed a photo of a family portrait. Not upheld (privacy).

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Eyeworks Touchdown Limited and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-009
2007-009

Campbell Live. Fijian Island reportedly “trashed” by production company. Accuracy, fairness, upheld. Balance, not upheld. Order (broadcast of statement).

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Osborne and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2007-027
2007-027

The Simpsons: "Treehouse of Horror XV". Halloween episode. Programme classification, Children’s interests. Not upheld.

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Kiro and CanWest TVWorks Ltd - 2006-105
2006-105

Campbell Live. 'Reasonable force' defence. Fairness, upheld. Balance, accuracy, not upheld. Privacy, declined to determine. Chidren's interests, subsumed. Orders (broadcast of statement, $1,500.00 costs to Crown).

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