The Law Commission is grateful to all those who have assisted us in the preparation of this Issues Paper. Our preliminary consultation has drawn on the expertise of those working in both the new and traditional media. In particular we acknowledge the contribution of the following organisations and individuals to the development of this Issues Paper:
Ministry of Culture and Heritage
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner
The Human Rights Commission
New Zealand Police
Newspaper Publishers’ Association of New Zealand
The Media Freedom Committee
The New Zealand Press Council
The Broadcasting Standards Authority
Fairfax Media New Zealand
APN News & Media
Television New Zealand
Judge David Harvey
We also acknowledge the invaluable contribution of Stephanie Bishop who undertook research into New Zealand’s new media publishing environment which provided the basis for chapter 2 of this paper.
The Lead Commissioner on this paper was Professor John Burrows. Senior researchers and policy advisers were Cate Honoré Brett and Rachel Hayward.