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Office of Film & Literature Classification

Website: http://www.classificationoffice.govt.nz/

Email: info@classificationoffice.govt.nz

The Office of Film & Literature Classification is the Government body responsible for classifying publications that may need to be restricted or banned in New Zealand. The Office operates according to the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993 (the Classification Act).

Parents and Gaming Literacy

The Office of Film and Literature Classification commissioned University of Waikato researcher Dr Gareth Schott to investigate the degree of parents' gaming literacy, and any connections...

Public Perceptions of Highly Offensive Language

In 2005 the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993 was amended to empower the Office of Film and Literature Classification to restrict, but not ban,...

Public Understanding of Censorship (2007)

The New Zealand censorship system's primary objective is to prevent injury to the 'public good'. Therefore it is important to ascertain the degree to which the...

Young People's Research

Young New Zealanders are one of the groups most affected by the decisions of the Classification Office. This set of research reports explores this group's perceptions...