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    Nelson Bay TV and express Report - 3-Mar-1996
    The debate on the refusal of Nelson Bay TV to take express Report continues. Mr Bob Hansell, Bay TV director refuses to accept media calls or to respond to the ongoing debate.
    Meanwhile the debate continues in the Nelson Mail letter columns with some writers reaching new depths, for example David Lowenstein wrote on February 23, "It is (homosexuality) a matter of lust, with the individual choosing what level of degradation he or she will stoop to."

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    Nelson's Bay TV and express Report - 25-Feb-1996
    A campaign has been launched to have Nelson's Bay TV change its policy on not screening the gay news and lifestyle programme express Report. Bay TV have stated they will not take the show as it does not fit into its family values.
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    Nelson Bay TV, Express Report and reaction - 18-Feb-1996
    The debate over Express Report continues in Nelson. Television One's 60 minutes 0900 phone in generated over 12,000 calls of which 80% per opposed to the screening of Express Report. The poll however had no scientific basis and its result is totally meaningless.
    A letter writing blitz has been mounted and a T-shirt designed with a slogan and cartoon to try to convince the station it should screen the show. However to date Bay TV has continually stated that they will not screen the show.

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    An open letter to Horizon Pacific Television - 18-Feb-1996
    The refusal of Nelson Bay TV to screen Express Report has also prompted the Henry James, Secretary of the Nelson Spectrum gay group to write an the following open letter to Horizon Pacific Television.
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    Related Site - Spectrum
    Nelson Bay TV and the debate in the Nelson Newspaper - 18-Feb-1996
    The debate in the Nelson newspaper continues with the following letters to the editor appearing in the Nelson Mail.
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    CHP will monitor Express Report - 11-Feb-1996
    The Christian Heritage leader, the Rev Graham Capill, is vowing to monitor Express Report, New Zealand's first gay and lesbian programme, for breaches of the broadcasting code.
    They agreed that the premiere on Monday night had conformed to the standards set out in the Broadcasting Act.

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    Nelson Bay TV will not screen Express Report - 11-Feb-1996
    Nelson Bays Television, which is part owned by Horizon Pacific, has stated it will not screen Express Report.
    Bays TV co-owner Bob Hansel today said the station's schedule was compiled from only part of the line-up offered to Horizon-owned Canterbury Television, and Express Report would have "too small an audience attraction to warrent its commercial viability", due to the "wide TV audience" which Bays attracted.

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    Related Site - Spectrum
    Southern TV will screen Express Report - 4-Feb-1996
    In a followup to last week QNA asked Mr Bevan Rickerby, Southern Television general manager, for comment on the original decision to not show Express Report. The only comment to date is no comment in particular to the issue of who did they actually consult.
    Maybe they consulted with Mr Grant Bradfield, deputy leader of the Christian Heritage party, who while not able to receive Southern Television had argued against screening Express Report on principle.

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    Southern TV will screen Express Report - 28-Jan-1996
    Bevan Rickerby, Southern Television general manager, announced on Thursday that Express Report would now screen on Southern Television.
    Despite 60 to 70 percent of the callers and faxes been supportive of Southern Television's decision to not screen the programme a number of prominent people criticised Southern Television's decision

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    Southern TV bans Express Report - 21-Jan-1996
    Southern Television has said it will not screen Express Report, the first gay and lesbian lifestyle programme, after concerns that it wouldn't be well received by viewers and it could jeopardise advertising revenue, general manager Bevan Rickerby said.
    Dunedin Mayor, Sukhi Turner, said the reasons for canning the programme are wrong and she doesn't want the rest of New Zealand to think Dunedin is living in the past.

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    NZAF response to TVNZ Apology - 14-Jan-1996
    Television New Zealand's (TVNZ) decision to apologise to John Jamieson of the Christian Democrats has deeply dismayed the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF). The apology was issued in response of a complaint about the use of the words anal intercourse on an item on the selection and use of condoms which appeared in the lifestyle show "Really Living".
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    Related Site - NZAF
    TVNZ apologises for sex advice - 24-Dec-1995
    TVNZ has apologised for an item which offered tips on selecting and using condoms, and included advice on appropriate measures for anal sex, that screened on "Really Living".
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    Related Site - TVNZ
    Television complaint upheld - 26-Nov-1995
    On the 7th May 1995, Bays Television of Nelson broadcast a programme called "Craving for Love" in which Dr. Neil and Briar Whitehead purported to examine sexual development with particular reference to homosexuality. The argument put forward was the one so diligently put forward by Christian fundamentalists. Through its secretary, Henry James, Spectrum Nelson's group for gay and bisexual men lodged a complaint through the Broadcasting Act 1989 that the programme breached standards G4, G6 and G13 of the Television Code of Practice.
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    Related Site - Broadcasting Standards Authority Decision
    Gay TV a reality in the new year - 26-Nov-1995
    Horizon Pacific TV and express newspaper announced this week plans for a half-hour programme which will have overseas and local gay news, current affairs, interviews, events and entertainment. They expect the programme to begin in the first week of February and run for 46 weeks. The programme will be broadcast through Horizon Pacific's regional stations in Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.
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