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New Alcohol Advertising And Promotion Code Comes Into Full Effect On 1 July

Monday, 21 June 2021, 1:46 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

On 1 July 2021, the new Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code will come into full effect. Advertisers are reminded that all alcohol advertising and promotion will be required to comply. The new Code replaces the prior Code for Advertising and Promotion ... More >>

ASA Calls For Submissions On The Review Of Its Code For Financial Advertising

Monday, 24 May 2021, 10:27 am | Advertising Standards Authority

New Zealanders are being invited to offer their views on the current Code for Financial Advertising that the advertising industry are required to follow. The ASA Codes Committee invites consumers, the financial sector, the advertising industry, media, and other ... More >>

ASA Releases 2020 Advertising Turnover

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 1:12 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) today reported that advertising revenue across main media was $2.449 billion dollars for the 12 months ended 31 December 2020. The data in the turnover report is from television, newspapers, interactive ... More >>

Pedigree TV Ad Withdrawn Following Complaints

Friday, 15 January 2021, 12:15 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The television advertisement for Pedigree Parenting, a pet adoption initiative, shows a man and woman speaking at a children's playground. When asked which child is hers, the woman replies saying she is not sure where he is and that he was playing ... More >>

ASA Releases New Alcohol Advertising And Promotion Code

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 10:10 am | Advertising Standards Authority

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has today announced it has adopted a new Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code (the Code) following a scheduled review of the existing Code for Advertising and Promotion of Alcohol completed by the ASA Codes ... More >>

Updated Guide To Election And Referenda Advertising

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 1:16 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The Guide on Election and Referenda Advertising has been updated to reflect the new date for the New Zealand 2020 General Election. This Guide has been compiled to help candidates, political parties, advocacy groups, consumers and the advertising ... More >>

Gambling Ad Breached Code With Use Of Language Associated With Addiction

Monday, 27 July 2020, 3:09 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The TAB advertisements were two separate emails promoting various gambling options. Advertisement 1 was an email titled "Weekend Highlights" and promoted different sports and betting options available in the coming week. The Greyhound section of ... More >>

ASA Releases 2019 Advertising Turnover

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 12:15 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

  The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) today reported that advertising revenue across all main media was 2.767 billion dollars for the 12 months ended 31 December 2019. Amended total for 2018 The ASA has also updated the 2018 total following ... More >>

Therapeutic Claims Must Be Substantiated

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 3:06 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The Brand Developers television advertisement for Power fit–Power Legs shows images of varicose veins and other leg problems including restless legs and poor circulation. It suggests the Power Legs product can “make these frustrating embarrassing persistent ... More >>

Advocacy Ad For ACT Party Didn’t Breach Code

Friday, 20 March 2020, 11:28 am | Advertising Standards Authority

The ACT New Zealand Facebook advertisement stated “ Labour wants to control what you say .” The supporting text said “ Support ACT’s campaign for freedom of speech ”. The advertisement also contained an authorisation statement. The Complainant ... More >>

Alcohol Ads Promoted Irresponsible Drinking

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 9:48 am | Advertising Standards Authority

A complaint was made about four posts on the National Brands Nitro Facebook page. The advertisements used bright cartoon characters to promote alcoholic drinks Nitro Redline and Nitro Twisted Apple. More >>

New Decisions: Competitor Complaint, Vaping Claims

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 2:19 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The following decisions have been released to the ASA website: • Complaint  19/206 Appeal 19/007 5G Free New Zealand , Print, Not Upheld, Appeal Allowed • Complaint  19/247 AWAP 19/002 John Appleton Associates , Out of Home, Digital Marketing and ... More >>

Period Blood Ruled Not Offensive

Friday, 18 October 2019, 12:14 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The Libra Blood Normal OnDemand television advertisement shows various images relating to periods including red liquid being poured onto a sanitary pad, a woman asking for a pad across a crowded table and a man shopping for sanitary products. It also ... More >>

Review of the ASA Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 12:55 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

New Zealanders are reminded the closing date for submissions is 23 August 2019 if they would like to offer their views on the Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code. More >>

ASA 2018 Annual Report

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 12:58 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The report highlights the work of the ASA as the regulator of all ads in all media. More >>

ASA Releases 2018 Advertising Turnover

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 4:08 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) today reported that advertising revenue across all main media was 2.633 billion dollars for the 12 months ended 31 December 2018. The 2017 total was 2.561 billion dollars. More >>

New Code for responsible gambling advertising

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 12:02 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) today released its new Gambling Advertising Code following a review of the Code for Advertising Gaming and Gambling . More >>

Decisions Released

Monday, 4 February 2019, 1:49 pm | Advertising Standards Authority

The following decisions have been published on the ASA website: • Complaint 18/369 Appeal 18/020 Bauer Media , Television: Appeal Declined • Complaint 18/413 Specsavers , Television: No Grounds to Proceed • Complaint 18/427 KFC , Television, Settled: ... More >>

Alcohol Products Must Not Infer Therapeutic Benefits

Friday, 14 December 2018, 9:57 am | Advertising Standards Authority

The product packaging, website and Facebook advertisements for Scapegrace Gin used a prescription box to display the gin bottles and included the wording “Free Healthcare and Mixology advice.” The Facebook posting displayed the product and said “Are ... More >>

Sale Discounts Must Not Be Misleading

Monday, 10 December 2018, 10:25 am | Advertising Standards Authority

Smith City distributed mailers and ran promotions on their website for their ‘Sale of the Century’ over four weeks. The promotion had different products on sale for each of the four weeks and included a Bosch dishwasher, a Samsung washer/drier and ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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