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New ASA AdHelp Information Service launched

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 10:20 am | Advertising Standards Authority

This service is part of the ASA’s commitment to adding value by sharing knowledge and expertise. AdHelp is for anyone in the advertising industry who wants detailed information about ASA code interpretation, precedent decisions and the legal framework ... More >>

New ASA Code for Responsible Advertising

Monday, 2 July 2018, 1:03 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The Advertising Standards Code is a consolidation of six codes that previously included similar rules and guidelines. There is now one primary point of reference for advertising standards. The six previous codes are: Advertising Code of Ethics; Code for Comparative ... More >>

The Advertising Standards Authority annual report

Friday, 11 May 2018, 11:09 am | Advertising Standards Authority

In 2017 the ASA received 603 formal complaints and responded to 347 enquiries from media companies, advertisers and agencies about advertisements prior to publication or broadcast. More >>

ASA releases 2017 Media Turnover

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 1:23 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) today reported that advertising revenue across all main media was 2.561 billion dollars for the 12 months ended 31 December 2017. The 2016 total was 2.572 billion dollars. More >>

New Guidance Note: Identification of Advertisements

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 2:20 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has released its new Guidance Note on Identification of Advertisements. More >>

Advertising Standards Authority Decisions Released

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 11:22 am | Advertising Standards Authority

• Complaint 1 7/415 Mars NZL Ltd , Television: No Grounds to Proceed • Complaint 17/421 MyRepublic , Digital Marketing: No Grounds to Proceed More >>

Advertising Standards Authority Decisions Released

Friday, 15 December 2017, 12:23 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

• Complaint 17/210 Appeal 17/017 Fluoride Free NZ , Out of Home: Upheld, in part • Complaint 17/282 Lumerian Springs , Digital Marketing: Settled – advertisement changed/removed • Complaint 17/283 Lumerian Springs , Digital Marketing: Settled ... More >>

ASA December 2017 Newsletter

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 4:27 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

New Children and Young People’s Advertising Code Now In Effect As of 2 October 2017 all advertising targeting under 18’s must comply with the new Children and Young People’s Advertising Code. The new code has rules about identifying commercial ... More >>

ASA Decision Release

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 9:44 am | Advertising Standards Authority

The following decisions have been published on the ASA website More >>

ASA Decision Release

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 3:40 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

Ferrero Takes Self-Regulatory Action The television advertisement for Ferrero’s Tic Tacs portrayed several scenarios where Tic Tics are being shared, including a box of the sweets shaken as a rattle in front of a baby. More >>

ASA Decisions: Stereotyping Dads, Skiers Drinking And More

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 3:07 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The television advertisement for Spark featured a young boy in various situations without his father present around Father’s Day. In one scene the boy is seen carrying breakfast to his mother with a card that said “Happy Father’s Day Mum” on the ... More >>

ASA releases 2016 and 2015 Media Turnover

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 11:53 am | Advertising Standards Authority

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) today reported that advertising revenue across all main media was 2.572 billion dollars for the 12 months ended 31 December 2016. The 2015 total was also confirmed at 2.570 billion dollars. More >>

ASA Children’s Codes Review Panel Announced

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 3:13 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

New Zealanders are being invited to offer their views on advertising to children, including food, in a major review of the codes of practice the advertising industry are required to follow. More >>

ASA to Review Codes on Advertising to Children

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 10:28 am | Advertising Standards Authority

“The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has confirmed a review of the Code for Advertising to Children and the Children’s Code for Advertising Food. The last review was completed in 2010” said ASA Chief Executive Hilary Souter today. More >>

Heather Roy Appointed as Inaugural Independent ASA Chair

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 12:43 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Hon. Heather Roy as its inaugural independent Chair. More >>

Internet Mana Party advertisement to be removed

Friday, 15 August 2014, 5:11 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The Youtube advertisement begins with the Internet Mana Party logo and the phrase “Join the Revolution” and includes video footage of an event featuring “Kim Dotcom Internet Party Founder and Visionary”. Those at the event react to a number ... More >>

Web Filter Billboard Complaint Upheld

Monday, 23 December 2013, 12:01 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The billboard advertisement said “the UK government has the moral courage to pass law restricting children’s access to porn websites. Innocence is important . Does the National Party?” The Complaints Board said that the advertisement was in breach ... More >>

Complaint 10/707 - DB Export Beer Advertisements

Friday, 11 February 2011, 4:30 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

Complaint: The newspaper, television and cinema advertisements for DB Export Beer. The television and cinema advertisements were also displayed on the Advertiser’s website. More >>

Independent Panel to Review the Code for Advertising Liquor

Tuesday, 14 December 2010, 3:20 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

An independent panel has been established by the Advertising Standards Authority to review Code for Advertising Liquor. The Review Panel will be chaired by former Court of Appeal Judge, Hon. Sir Bruce Robertson, and contains a mix of public and ... More >>

New advertising code focuses on children and food

Wednesday, 19 May 2010, 11:01 am | Advertising Standards Authority

A new code called the Children’s Code for Advertising Food was launched this morning by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). More >>

 

 

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