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.

04/137/171 "Morning report - Maternity Services 13/1/03"

A story presented by Rae Lamb about a lack of maternity services in Southland and Queenstown.
from BSA site:
[1] An item on Morning Report which discussed the lack of maternity services in Queenstown was broadcast on National Radio on Monday 13 January 2003. The item was introduced with a brief sound effect of a woman giving birth.
Complaint: Morning Report – audio of a woman giving birth - preceded item about maternity services – gratuitous, distressing and socially irresponsible
Findings: Principle 1 and Guideline 1a; Principle 5 and Guideline 5c & Principle 7 and Guideline 7d - not socially irresponsible - not gratuitous – no warning necessary – no uphold duration 4'00" approx

04/137/172 "Paul Holmes 14.2.03 6.40am + 7.42am 6 mins"

Paul Holmes and Roger Kerr from Asia Pacific Risk Management trade derogatory 'jokes' and comments about France in relation to the French Government not supporting America's invasion of Iraq in 2003.Holmes and Kerr go on to discuss aspects of business news and the financial scene. Holmes later repeats his 'jokes' in an increasingly hyped manner, then adds new ones . The tape finishes at 7.46am.

please see id 105012 item 04/137/10 "A" for a duplicate item duration 6'00"approx

04/137/173 "The Rock -June 2001 Master

the Morning Rumble" on "The Rock FM', hosted Nick and Rog" [NickTrott and Roger Farrely]
eg -A colleague wearing a teen cancer bandana is referred to as l "wearing that stupid bloody scarf thing again." His co-host calls him "a bastard", and says he finds the colleague looks "really hot" .." Ooh ooh '"he exclaims, stating he is "gonna rub myself "etc..
*please see numerous other entries related to this and associated complaints * poor audio quality duration2'00" approx [see items 43- 53]

04/137/174 "The Rock - January 7, 2002 at 8.34 am

"The Morning Rumble" on "The Rock FM". Nick and Rog" [NickTrott and Roger Farrely] talk to "Fletcher" about donations to The Rock's fund to pay their BSA fines. Comments are made about the frequent complainer to the BSA - it is suggested she should extract her fingers from a part of her body and use them to change stations.
* several other entries also relate to this complaint* duration 2'00" approx

04/137/175 "Jarbine complaint"

Newstalk ZB. Host Justin de Fresne. May 3, 2001
A talkback discussion regarding Transmission Gully and politicians' attitudes towards it.
Please also see 04/137/98 ID #105208 and 04/137/32 id #105058 duration approx 30'00"

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Year 2003

Reference number 31795

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Credits Robinson, Geoff
Holmes, Paul, 1950-2013
Farrelly, Roger, 1973-
Trott, Nick
Newstalk ZB (Auckland, N.Z.)
Rock FM (Radio network)
National Radio (N.Z.) (estab. 1986, closed 2007)
New Zealand. Broadcasting Standards Authority
Radio New Zealand (estab. 1989)
RadioWorks New Zealand

Date 14 Feb 2003

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