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Terekia v Maori Television (16/019)

 Content: “Te Haaro o te Kaahu Kapa Haka Kura Tuarua 2016 – Te Wharekura o Arowhenua”. Publisher: Maori Television Complainant: Settled Click here to view full Decision The Chairman noted the concerns of the Complainant that the content was inaccurate. The Chairman noted the Publisher said it had relied on the information provided to it and had updated the story on receipt of the …

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Hunter v RNZ (16/018)

Content: “Israel cuts off water during Ramadan”. Publisher: RNZ Complainant: Settled Click here to view full Decision The Chairman noted the concerns of the Complainant that the headline was inaccurate as the issue related to a burst pipe. The Chairman noted the Publisher accepted the title could have been better worded and on learning of the complaint, amended it to be clearer. Noting the …

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Westaway v Television New Zealand (16/015)

Content: “Is this NZ’s worst driver? Dashcam captures Timaru car in near head- on – then on footpath” Publisher: Television New Zealand Complainants: J. Westaway and K. Westaway Click here to view full Decision The Chairman accepted the Complainants’ view the content was misleading, unfair and breached the privacy of the individual shown in the footage. The Chairman noted the response from the …

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Thompson v Television New Zealand (16/020)

Content: ONE News Now “Nicky Hager: How to sidestep NZ tax disclosure rules”. Thursday 23 June 2016 Publisher: Television New Zealand Complainant: R. Thompson Click here to view full Decision An article published by Television New Zealand (TVNZ) on its ONE News Now website alleged Complainant R. Thompson, specifically advised his clients to avoid countries with “information sharing agreements” with …

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Meridian Energy v Television New Zealand (16/002)

Content: Video purportedly showing a wind turbine exploding at Meridian’s Te Apiti wind farm. 19 January 2016 Publisher: Television New Zealand, ONE News Now Facebook page Complainant: P. Clearwater on behalf of Meridian Energy Outcome: Settled Click here to view full Decision Summary The Chairman noted the concerns of the Complainant that the content was inaccurate as it incorrectly associated the story with Meridian Energy …

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Cox v Radio New Zealand (15/016)

Content: Robert Muldoon – ferocious, bizarre, legendary” first published 2.22pm, 12 December 2015 Publisher: Radio New Zealand Complainant: J.Cox Outcome: Settled Click here to view full Decision Summary The Complainant was concerned the content attacked former Prime Minister Robert Muldoon, was biased and did not make reference to a reasonable range of viewpoints. The preliminary response from the Publisher said “the …

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Anderson v Television New Zealand (15/014)

Content: ONE News Facebook: “Kill them and terrorise them – ISIS releases terrifying video following Paris attacks.” Publisher: Television New Zealand Complainant: L. Anderson Outcome: No Grounds to Proceed Click here to view full Decision The Chairman accepted the Complainant was offended by the content in the Facebook post which he considered gratified the work of ISIS and frightened the …

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Loder v Radio New Zealand (15/013)

Content: “What is going on with trigger happy America. That is the Question.” Publisher: Radio New Zealand Complainant: M. Loder Outcome: Settled, in part / Not Upheld, in part  Click here to view full Decision Summary The content subject to complaint was titled “What is going on with trigger happy America. That is the Question” and appeared on the Radio New …

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Whitewater NZ v Maori Television (15/012)

Content: “Ngāti Pikiao support Coroner’s recommendation to close section of Kaituna.” 2.23pm, Friday 23 October 2015 Publisher: Maori Television, website (www.maoritelevision.co.nz) Complainant: Whitewater NZ Outcome: Settled Click here to view full Decision Chairman’s Ruling: The concerns of the Complainant were that the content was factually inaccurate and did not make reference to a reasonable range of viewpoints. The preliminary response from the Publisher confirmed …

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Robinson v Television New Zealand (15/001)

Content: ONE News Facebook post 2.24pm Friday February 06, 2015 Publisher: Television New Zealand Outcome: Settled Click here to view full Decision The Chairman viewed a copy of the content, the complaint and the preliminary comments from Television New Zealand. The Second Schedule of the OMSA Constitution sets out the jurisdiction of the Complaints Committee which covers news and current affairs content; published …

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