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Albery and RadioWorks Ltd - 2011-038
2011-038

Robert and Jono’s Drive Show. “Wind up Your Wife” telephone prank in which wife told husband she was getting restraining order against his mother. Not upheld (fairness).

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Sharp and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2003-044
2003-044

The Racing Show. Offensive language in response to caller. Upheld (good taste and decency). No order.

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Young and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-211
2002-211

Radio Pacific's Morning Grill. Referred to an Authority decision ordering complainant to pay costs to the broadcaster as complaint about use of offensive language was vexatious. Declined to determine (no tape).

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Toki and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-210
2002-210

Lite FM: Name Game Competition. Excluded unusual names. Not upheld (discrimination and denigration, fairness).

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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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McMeekin and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-167
2002-167

Radio Pacific: Morning Grill. Allegedly offensive remarks about the Queen. Not upheld (good taste and decency, discrimination and denigration).

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B and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-144, 2002-145
2002-144–145

More FM. Radio competition, disclosure of work-place. Upheld (privacy). Action taken sufficient (fairness). No order (apology to complainant sufficient).

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Watkins and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-121–127
2002-121–€“127

The Rock. Morning broadcasts included offensive language and behaviour. Upheld: 3 broadcasts (good taste and decency); 1 broadcast ( responsible programming); 2 broadcasts (action taken insufficient). Not upheld: 1 broadcast (law and order, responsible programming); 1 broadcast (good taste and decency, responsible programming). Orders (total costs of $3,000 to Crown).

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Watkins and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-128–143
2002-128–143

The Rock. Eight complaints about morning broadcasts that were allegeldy using the airwaves to ridicule and denigrate. Upheld (3 complaints: fairness). Not upheld (5 complaints: fairness; privacy). Orders (broadcast of statement, $250 costs).

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Yates and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-099
2002-099

The Edge. Interview contained impersonation of cyclist banned for bad language and used offensive language which was beeped out. Upheld (fairness). Not upheld (discrimination and denigration). No order.

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PQ and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-093
2002-093

The Edge: Office Goss. Caller claimed that a school principal was a lesbian in relationship with another teacher. Complaint that this was a breach of good taste, privacy, fairness and accuracy. Declined to determine (no tape). Warning.

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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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Lehmann and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-077, 2002-078, 2002-079, 2002-080
2002-077–080

Radio Pacific, Solid Gold, The Edge, The Rock. Messages broadcast over 4 days asking anyone who knew complainant's whereabouts to contact The RadioWorks Ltd. Allegedly improper use of missing person report. Upheld: majority (privacy principles iii and v, fairness). Not upheld (privacy principle iv). No order.

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McLean and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-060
2002-060

The Edge: "The Help Desk". Stories about initiation rites at secondary schools. Allegedly lack of social responsibility. Declined to determine (no tape).

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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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Bannatyne and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-055
2002-055

The Edge. Listeners asked to call station mid-afternoon on topic of sex. Upheld (social responsibility: effect on children). Not upheld (good taste and decency).  No order.

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Butcher and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-057
2002-057

The Edge: ring-in competition. Some callers’ suggestions violent and cruel. Declined to determine (good taste and decency, law and order, responsible programming: effect on children).

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Dodds and The RadioWorks Ltd - 2002-025
2002-025

The Rock: Morning Rumble. Competition about the worst things that had ever happened to you when drinking included story about drunk youth who was sexually abused and the abuse photographed. Upheld (good taste and decency, social responsibility). Order ($2,500 costs to Crown).

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