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The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA; Te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho) is a New Zealand Crown entity created by the Broadcasting Act 1989 to develop and uphold standards of broadcasting for radio, free-to-air and pay television.

Broadcasting Act 1989

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA; Te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho) is a New Zealand Crown entity created by the Broadcasting Act 1989 to develop and uphold standards of broadcasting for radio, free-to-air and pay television.
It established the Broadcasting Standards Authority which oversees the broadcasting standards regime in New Zealand.

New Zealand

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The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA; Te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho) is a New Zealand Crown entity created by the Broadcasting Act 1989 to develop and uphold standards of broadcasting for radio, free-to-air and pay television.

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The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA; Te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho) is a New Zealand Crown entity created by the Broadcasting Act 1989 to develop and uphold standards of broadcasting for radio, free-to-air and pay television.

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The BSA is made up of a board appointed for a fixed term by the Governor General on the advice of the Minister of Broadcasting meaning that practically the Minister of Broadcasting (and Cabinet) appoint the board.

Cabinet of New Zealand

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The BSA is made up of a board appointed for a fixed term by the Governor General on the advice of the Minister of Broadcasting meaning that practically the Minister of Broadcasting (and Cabinet) appoint the board.

Barrister

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The chair is always a barrister.

The Rock (radio station)

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Some of its broadcasts have been controversial, and the Broadcasting Standards Authority has upheld many complaints against it.

Glossary of names for the British

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The New Zealand Broadcasting Standards Authority made a similar ruling in 2010.

Media conglomerate

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This concentration is an ongoing concern for the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, the Australian Communications and Media Authority, the Philippine National Telecommunications Commission, and New Zealand's Broadcasting Standards Authority.

Media of New Zealand

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The Office of Film and Literature Classification classifies and sometimes censors films, videos, publications and video games, the New Zealand Press Council deals with print media bias and inaccuracy and the Broadcasting Standards Authority and Advertising Standards Authority considers complaints.

Right to privacy in New Zealand

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The Act establishes the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA), which has the functions of receiving and deciding complaints against broadcasters, issuing opinions relating to ethical conduct and standards in broadcasting, and issuing codes of practice for broadcasters and encouraging compliance with them.

Radio Tarana

Radio Tarana has been the subject of Broadcasting Standards Authority complaints relating to its coverage of religious issues.

Apna (New Zealand)

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In April 2015, the Broadcasting Standards Authority upheld a complaint against Apna for broadcasting details of a disputed business dealing between the station and the complainant's company.

Pacific Media Network

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Richards made a complaint about the piece to the Broadcasting Standards Authority, arguing the piece was imbalanced, inaccurate and unfair, but the complaint was not upheld.

Eating Media Lunch

It frequently caused complaints to the Broadcasting Standards Authority, ranging from complaints about the show's treatment of New Zealand celebrities to complaints about an episode which showed a cat in a microwave oven.

Newstalk ZB

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The Broadcasting Standards Authority refused to uphold 10 complaints against Holmes for the complaint, leading one complainant to appeal the decision in the High Court.

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In 2009 New Zealand's national broadcaster TVNZ banned a music video made by thedownlowconcept for the possibility of breaching the Broadcasting Standards Authority code on the exploitation of children.

Judy McGregor

Working as a journalist she rose to editorship of the Sunday News and the Auckland Star and serving on the Broadcasting Standards Authority.

Oliver Chesler

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There were many 12" remix singles released for the song on several different record labels including Warner Music, Sony Music Entertainment, Superstar Recordings, CLR Recordings, A1 Records and Captivating Sounds. Some of the producers and DJs who contributed remixes include Chris Liebing, Pascal FEOS, Ricardo Villalobos and Orlando Voorn. Warner Music hired German firm Oktonet to produce the music video. It was directed by Nils Tim and shot in New York City at The Limelight club and live footage was shot in Frankfurt, Germany at the U60311 nightclub. For several weeks the video had B-rotation play on MTV and Viva (TV station) in Germany and The Netherlands. On February 10, 2002 The New Zealand Herald ran a story detailing how the Broadcasting Standards Authority banned the music video from airing again on TVNZ (Television New Zealand). In the story a man named Rod Valenta complained, "completely unacceptable for free-to-air television, especially during a weekend when children can view this damaging material".

Chinese Voice

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In 2014 the Broadcasting Standards Authority rejected a privacy complaint against Chinese Radio FM 99.4, over the NZ Life talkback programme.

94.3 The Fish

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Broadcast live from 8pm until closing time at 3 am, made for very entertaining radio with a few complaints being made to the Broadcasting Standards Authority.

Popetown

The Catholic Church in New Zealand had been considering laying a complaint to the Broadcasting Standards Authority.

Media Responsibility New Zealand

The Broadcasting Standards Authority handles complaints from members of the public about TV and Radio Programmes, and also breaches of Privacy by a broadcast or publication in any media.