Tag Archives: TVNZ

Want to Write for Us but Scared of Cancel Culture? — The BFD

Today, RNZ and both TV news channels lean well to the left, NZME and Stuff have both been captured by a radical interpretation of the Treaty of Waitangi, and the Otago Daily Times won’t touch a cartoonist like Garrick Tremain.Don BrashConservative views are less and less welcome these days. The BFD is the only NZ…

via Want to Write for Us but Scared of Cancel Culture? — The BFD

FAMILY MATTERS: Fact-checking TVNZ’s Sunday on puberty blockers for children — Family First NZ

TVNZ’s Sunday programme recently ‘examined’ the issue of puberty blockers for children who have gender dysphoria. But this wasn’t an ‘investigation’. This was a further pushing of the media’s own narrative and bias – sadly. As predicted, they didn’t talk to pediatricians who are raising the red flag – and there are many of them…

via FAMILY MATTERS: Fact-checking TVNZ’s Sunday on puberty blockers for children — Family First NZ

Support for legalising euthanasia dips, but majority still in favour – poll — Family First NZ

 

TVNZ One News 14 February 2020Family First Comment: It will continue to drop as we highlight the deep flaws in the proposed bill. Even for people who support some sort of euthanasia, they certainly shouldn’t support the bill just approved by the MPs.Protect.org.nz Support for legalising euthanasia has dropped, according to the latest 1 NEWS Colmar…

via Support for legalising euthanasia dips, but majority still in favour – poll — Family First NZ

Dutch euthanasia centre sees 22% rise in requests in 2019 — Family First NZ

 

TVNZ One News 8 February 2020Family First Comment: “The number of people with dementia who received euthanasia rose from 70 in 2018 to 96 last year, the Euthanasia Expertise Center said. Two of those cases involved patients with dementia so advanced they were considered mentally incapacitated.”#slipperyslopeProtect.org.nz A Dutch organisation that carries out euthanasia received 3122 requests…

via Dutch euthanasia centre sees 22% rise in requests in 2019 — Family First NZ

Iran launches missiles at two Iraqi air bases housing US troops, in revenge for killing of top general | TVNZ — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani The Pentagon is confirming that Iran has launched “more than a dozen ballistic missiles” at two targets hosting against US military and coalition forces in Iraq. ‘More than a dozen’ ballistic missiles were fired from Iran at two US bases in Iraq, according to the Pentagon. Source: Associated Press Defense Department…

via Iran launches missiles at two Iraqi air bases housing US troops, in revenge for killing of top general | TVNZ — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Will Labour destroy 30 years of Treaty settlement progress? — Kiwiblog

TVNZ reports: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government is “mindful of its obligations” as Simon Bridges today pressed her whether public money will be used to buy land at Ihumātao.However, she also said at present negotiations are taking place between mana whenua and Kiingitanga with no Government input.National’s leader has questioned Ms Ardern about the…

via Will Labour destroy 30 years of Treaty settlement progress? — Kiwiblog

Boy Racers Are Now ‘Car Enthusiasts’! — WOBH | Media

Isn’t it funny how the Legacy Media change their descriptors depending on how they wish to control the narrative? Wellington car enthusiasts‘ turnout dwindles after road roller incident TVNZ Not long ago TVNZ would have been touting this road roller incident as a failure of National party policies and would have been giving Judith Collins…

via Boy Racers Are Now ‘Car Enthusiasts’! — WOBH | Media

TVNZ Panel vs Elliot Ikilei — WOBH | Media

 

Watch Elliot Ikilei the deputy leader of the New Conservatives present his reasoned views on Trump while members of the condescending panel laugh at him and try to dismiss his views. It was very much three against one and Elliot held his own calmly and well. It was fascinating to watch them change the subject…

via TVNZ Panel vs Elliot Ikilei — WOBH | Media

Bridges steps up after Ardern drops out of Newshub Nation — Your NZ

Yesterday Jacinda Ardern pulled out of two scheduled interviews, citing ‘a diary problem’. Newshub: Prime Minister pulls out of Newshub Nation and Q+A weekend appearances Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has cancelled her planned appearances on both Newshub Nation and TVNZ’s Q+A this weekend, saying there was an issue with her diary. Ms Ardern’s chief press secretary told Newshub Nation […]

via Bridges steps up after Ardern drops out of Newshub Nation — Your NZ

TVNZ baby boob — Your NZ

It hasn’t taken long for media to breach the strict controls on coverage of Jacinda Ardern’s baby at Parliament. TVNZ stuffed up yesterday. Newstalk ZB: TVNZ apologise for filming Jacinda Ardern breastfeeding An apology from TVNZ after one of its cameramen filmed Jacinda Ardern feeding her daughter Neve The Prime Minister today attended the announcement […]

via TVNZ baby boob — Your NZ

“I think (Naked Attraction) is revolting” – The Spinoff — Family First NZ

When you go to The Spinoff left-wing blog site, you just may be reading ‘fake news’ – as it was when they misrepresented Family First last year, and were criticised by members of the Press Council. But they decided to recently do a review of the awful programme “Naked Attraction” which more and more companies…

via “I think (Naked Attraction) is revolting” – The Spinoff — Family First NZ

Researchers call for Government action on alcohol harm as up to 3000 babies born with alcohol-related brain damage a year — Family First NZ

 

TVNZ One News 27 July 2018 Otago University researchers are calling for government action on reducing alcohol-related harm, as a new study shows a large number of New Zealand women drink alcohol during pregnancy despite evidence of potential harm to their babies. Professor of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine Doug Sellman and Chair of Preventive and…

via Researchers call for Government action on alcohol harm as up to 3000 babies born with alcohol-related brain damage a year — Family First NZ

Yet More Businesses Boycotting TVNZ’s “Naked Attraction” — Family First NZ

 

Media Release 23 July 2018 Family First NZ says that even more businesses are removing their advertising from any association with Naked Attraction which is currently being screened on TV2 – a programme saturated with full front nudity and adult sexually-charged discussions throughout the episodes. “Within a day of launching the #BoycottNakedAttraction campaign last week,…

via Yet More Businesses Boycotting TVNZ’s “Naked Attraction” — Family First NZ

TVNZ to be reviewed — Kiwiblog

Politik reports: Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran is to review the “future direction” of Television New Zealand. … She said the initiative would include recommendations for “greater collaboration between, and efficiencies from, publicly funded media organisations, including the future direction of TVNZ.” Options could logically range from selling it through to de-commercialising it so that it…

via TVNZ to be reviewed — Kiwiblog

RNZ can’t afford to fund his ego any more? — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

John Campbell has bolted from Radio NZ after costing them a truck load of cash in establishing his ego-driven changes to Checkpoint. Sources tell me the changes – investment in studios and equipment plus an over-inflated salary for Campbell and his team of hangers-on – cost RNZ a considerable fortune and expended scarce resources: Quote: So TVNZ…

via RNZ can’t afford to fund his ego any more? — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Fake news headline from Te Karere TVNZ — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

As soon as I saw the Te Karere TVNZ headline, ‘Greens and Israel Institute of NZ condemn Trump’s embassy plans’ I was gobsmacked. I couldn’t understand why on earth the Israel Institute of New Zealand would condemn President Trump for moving the American embassy to Israel’s capital city Jerusalem. I watched the video and…

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Blue collar workers on cocaine a worrying trend found by workplace drug testing agency — Family First NZ

TVNZ One News 11 April 2018Family First Comment: “methamphetamine and cannabis are both “on the up” and they are still the main drugs being use.”Exactly. So don’t go soft on them legally. http://www.saynopetodope.nz Cocaine being used by blue collar workers, and members of older generations abusing prescription medications are worrying trends The Drug Detection Agency has…

via Blue collar workers on cocaine a worrying trend found by workplace drug testing agency — Family First NZ

Labour’s list Liz is dismayed — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

A Labour MP at a party summer camp during which teens were allegedly sexually assaulted says she had gone to bed thinking the youths there were being looked after and was “dismayed” to hear about the claims weeks later from media. So reports TVNZ: The camp, in February, was organised by the party’s youth wing…

via Labour’s list Liz is dismayed — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Fake TVNZ News — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

On 14 March 2018 TVNZ aired this clip: Virtually the entire media complex megaphoned a 2017 report by Soros-backed news outlet ProPublica, and to a lesser extent a similar report in the New York Times, claiming that Trump’s new pick to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel, oversaw a “clandestine base” in Thailand.[…] On Feb. 22, 2017, ProPublica published a story that inaccurately…

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Euthanasia – ‘There’s a sanctity of life argument’ – Simon Bridges — Family First NZ

‘There’s a sanctity of life argument’ – Simon Bridges still doesn’t support euthanasia bill, despite pleas from Tauranga constituentsTVNZ One News 5 March 2018Family First Comment: “[H]e holds concerns around the safeguards which would be put in place for those requesting euthanasia, and also said he believes “a lot of doctors are worried about playing…

via Euthanasia – ‘There’s a sanctity of life argument’ – Simon Bridges — Family First NZ

One day…. — Family First NZ

‘If I think about it I’ve had a few’ – Simon Bridges talks political regrets and gay marriage stanceTVNZ One News 28 February 2018Family First Comment: One day (hopefully), a political leader will stand up and say “I voted against same-sex marriage. I still would. Parliament chose to reject the obvious cultural and natural character…

via One day…. — Family First NZ

TVNZ Flooded With Formal Complaints On Naked Attraction — Family First NZ

Media Release 22 January 2018 Family First NZ says that TVNZ has received over 500 formal complaints over a programme which is saturated with full front nudity and adult sexually-charged discussions throughout the programme. Advertisers have also requested that their advertising not be associated with the programme in the future. The complaints are now being…

via TVNZ Flooded With Formal Complaints On Naked Attraction — Family First NZ

This is just wrong… — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

This is just totally wrong… A TVNZ video promoting its short films has caused “disgust” and inspired an ASA complaint after showing a woman being continually interrupted while trying to masturbate. Girl Interrupted: the Masty, screened on YouTube similarly to promotional content – part of Television New Zealand’s ‘New Blood’ short film initiative – prior…

via This is just wrong… — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

John Armstrong gives Little and Labour a real serve over Pike River — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

John Armstrong, political commentator, on TVNZ News website has given the Pike River recovery and Andrew Little a real serve on this – basically saying Little’s role is to let the families down gently. Labour has been flagging that it has found a way of avoiding its potential Pike River antics falling foul of that law.…

via John Armstrong gives Little and Labour a real serve over Pike River — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Maybe TVNZ has a no dickheads policy? — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Gareth Morgan exclaims: The Opportunities Party has filed papers in the High Court in Auckland challenging TVNZ’s decision to exclude it from pre-election debates. The Opportunities Party (TOP) is seeking a judicial review of the broadcaster’s decision not to include it in Friday’s minor party leaders debate on TVNZ1 and a young voters debate next…

via Maybe TVNZ has a no dickheads policy? — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

TOP lose legal bid to debate — Your NZ

The Opportunities Party went to court to try to get included in tonight’s minor party leaders debate and lost. This isn’t surprising, it’s hard for a court to force a media organisation, but it’s very disappointing to see our state owned television broadcaster using ‘rules’ to be undemocratic. The MMP system – in particular to […]

via TOP lose legal bid to debate — Your NZ

Half of Kiwis Say Nope To Dope — Family First NZ

Media Release 5 Sep 2017 Family First NZ says that the Vote Compass survey run by TVNZ rebuts the spurious and vested interest claims made by NORML and the Drug Foundation that NZ’ers want marijuana laws liberalised. An independent 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll a month ago also showed New Zealanders equally divided over the…

via Half of Kiwis Say Nope To Dope — Family First NZ

Guest Post: Three disgraced MP’s and the Media – Part Two — Kiwiblog

Part Two from David Garrett: Part one of this series covered the blazing end of my political career, and my resignation as an MP in September 2010. I am reliably informed that in the TVNZ section of the Press Gallery, Guyon Espiner made a dartboard out of a picture of my face, and gleefully celebrated…

via Guest Post: Three disgraced MP’s and the Media – Part Two — Kiwiblog

Hamilton Council praised for move to stop funding projects from pokies proceeds — Family First NZ

TVNZ One News 11 August 2017Family First Comment: A good and principled decision. Other local authorities are being urged to follow the lead of Hamilton City Council and stop funding projects from the proceeds of pokies. Problem Gambling Foundation chief executive Paula Snowden says Hamilton’s decision showed leadership and integrity, and she hopes others follow…

via Hamilton Council praised for move to stop funding projects from pokies proceeds — Family First NZ

TVNZ discovers Jacinda’s actual depth — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

New Labour leader Jacinda Ardern found out campaigning isn’t all handshakes and selfies when she visited her hometown of Morrinsville today. Ms Ardern was seemingly unprepared when reporters asked her questions on some of the key news events of the day. “I wouldn’t mind going away and looking at the details on that,” she responded…

via TVNZ discovers Jacinda’s actual depth — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media