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ACT The Liberal Party Rodney Hide

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Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand Sue Kedgley

Ensure violent programmes are scheduled for after 10 p.m. at night
Require the BSA to monitor the amount of violence on all television channels through annual surveys and report the findings to Parliament each year
Substantially increase funding through New Zealand On Air for children's programming
Implement the recommendations of the Working Group on Television Violence

New Zealand Labour Party Hon David Cunliffe

$4.4 million will be invested in non-commercial radio and regional television over the next four years
Give substance to our commitment to public broadcasting through continued public ownership of TVNZ
Supporting NZ's music production industry through continued funding of NZ on Air for NZ music development
Work with RNZ to ensure that it provides a service for New Zealanders of all ages and background
Complete the implementation review of Telecommunications Act 2001 and pass any resulting legislation

Maori Party Hone Harawira  
National Party of New Zealand Hon Maurice Williamson

Maintain the office of the Telecommunications Commissioner, but ensure his rulings can be challenged by way of appeal
Insist that all players co-operate in the immediate implementation of full number portability, and regulate an outcome if necessary
Abolish TVNZ’s Charter, and redirect Charter-allocated funding through NZ On Air

New Zealand First Hon Brian Donnelly

Combine Television New Zealand (TVNZ) and Radio New Zealand under one state-owned enterprise known as New Zealand Broadcasting (NZB)
Continue to develop the re-establishment of TV One along the lines of a public service channel with limited advertising and a concentration on quality programming
Ensure that adequate anti spam measures are put in place and advance solutions for phishing and internet fraud
Improve electronic and traditional access to government information and services including improved telephone directory listings
Broaden the scope of the Concert FM network to make it more accessible to a wider range of New Zealanders

Progressive Coalition Hon Jim Anderton  
United Future New Zealand Hon Peter Dunne

We will work with the Internet Safety Group and the industry to ensure that appropriate internet filtering software and other appropriate safety measures - including effective codes of practice - are adopted
Fight for ‘number portability’: the right of telephone customers to be able to change providers and to take their phone number with them
Break the monopoly over the copper wire network, by unbundling the local loop
Push the earliest time at which Adults Only programming screens back from 8:30pm to 9:30pm
We need to ensure that the BSA has the resources to hear and act on complaints quickly, allow it to be pro-active in raising issues that concern it

You can find the policy positions of more parties by checking these websites.
Alliance New Zealand
Democrats for Social Credit
Direct Democracy Party
The Republic Party of New Zealand

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