Broadcasting Standards Authority Audio

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Various audio relating to complaints made to the Broadcasting Standards Authority.
all information written on cassettes, and or sleeve, together with brief content descriptions is entered below.
Many tapes have little or no accompanying information regarding dates, times, broadcasters or complaints.

04/137/101 "95bfm Atom xxx Judy Mills1/578" duplicate appears on ACC04/137/60

"The song XXX by Atom was broadcast on 95bFM at about 1.00am on 22 September 2000. The song began with a string of expletives, including the words "fuck" and "shit" and the expression "suck my motherfucking dick". These expletives were repeated at various times during the song."
Broadcast on BFM's show "Parallel Universe" 22/9/2000 duration 4'00" approx

04/137/102 "Rock 6a 12 Feb"

A complaint against "The Rock"-Two jokes, including the "Morning shocker ' from breakfast show, "the Morning Rumble" , Feb 12, 2001. duration 3'00" approx

04/137/103 "The Rock Statement 19/11/02"

A statement from management at The Rock regarding comments made about a complianant who had made a number of complaints to the Broadcasting Standards Authortiy. This statement is broadcast on order by the BSA. The statement is followed but the song,"Bliss" by Th'Dudes, which begins with repeated phrase 'ya ya ya ya yah'. The statement does not actually apologise, just states that the BSA considers The Rock had made three unfair broadcasts - one questioned the mental health of the complainant and that the other two were threatening and abusive. The Rock also had to pay $250 by way of costs to the complainant. NB Poor quality audio. duration 3'00" approx

04/137/104 " An election special - drama part 1"

A complaint alleging blashphemy on a Radio New Zealand drama broadcast 28/7/2002
NB poor quality audio.
from BSA site:
Complaint: Live to Air: an Election Drama – radio play – National Radio – use of words "God" and "Jesus Christ" as expletives – offensive language – blasphemy
Findings: Principle 1 – context – no uphold; Principle 7 and Guidelines 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 7e, 7f – only Guideline 7a relevant – threshold not achieved – no uphold duration 60'00" approx

04/137/105 " 79 Generic BSA"

A Radio New Zealand announcement for National Radio about the procedures and policies for making formal complaints to the Broadcasting Standards Authority. duration 50" approx

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Year 2000

Reference number 31691

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Credits Rock FM (Radio network)
National Radio (N.Z.) (estab. 1986, closed 2007)
95BFM (Radio station : Auckland, N.Z.)
bFM (Radio station)
New Zealand. Broadcasting Standards Authority
Dudes (Musical group : N.Z.)
Radio New Zealand (estab. 1989)
RadioWorks New Zealand

Date 22 Sep 2000

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